A conveyancer licence allows you to do legal work in relation to property transactions such as a sale or lease of land, or the granting of a mortgage. If you want to apply for an individual conveyancer licence, you can do so online.
To be eligible, you need to:
- be aged 18 years or over
- be fit and proper to hold a licence
- have paid the relevant contribution to the Property Services Compensation Fund.
What you need
- proof of identity such as a copy of your driver licence
- evidence of your qualifications
- evidence of professional indemnity insurance, if self-employed
- Notification of Partnership Particulars – PDF (if applicable)
- Licensee-in-Charge Details – PDF (if applicable)
- Mutual Recognition Application – PDF (if applicable).
How to apply
- Check the eligibility requirements.
- Select the 'Apply online' button.
- Download, print and complete any applicable forms.
- Accept the Terms and Conditions.
- Select the 'Start' button.
- Log in or create an account.
- Complete the online form.
- Attach all relevant documentation.
- Submit your application.
If you're unable to apply online:
- Download, print and complete the Application for an Individual Conveyancer's Licence – PDF.
- Make sure you have the required documentation, and then visit a service centre and submit your application.
- A person must not conduct a conveyancing business for fee or reward unless the person is the holder of a conveyancer's licence.
- This does not apply to a person who is a solicitor or a barrister, or who is an incorporated legal practice, if the conveyancing business is carried on, on its behalf, by a barrister or solicitor.