Solicitors Practising Certificate - Queensland


This certificate is required by any person practising as a solicitor in Queensland except employees of State and Commonwealth Governments.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be admitted to the Roll of Legal Practitioners.


This certificate remains in effect for 12 months from 1 July to 30 June the following year. Applications for renewal must be lodged by 31 May.


For more information on applying for membership, including fees, visit the Queensland Law Society website.

Application process

You can obtain this certificate by submitting an application for a Solicitors Practising Certificate and paying the necessary fees. For further information contact the Queensland Law Society Incorporated.

Applicants for Principal Level Certificates must also comply with the continuing legal education rules and the indemnity rules.


This certificate cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Queensland Law Society Incorporated

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Manager, Records and Member Service

Queensland Law Society Incorporated

Operating address: Level 2
179 Ann Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1785
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3842 5883
Fax: 07 3220 0616