Conveyancers Registration - South Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to carry on a business as a conveyancer. Conveyancers can prepare legal documents for the transfer of property to a new owner.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • not have been the director of a company that was wound up in the last five years
  • not be bankrupt or financial receivership
  • have the relevant qualifications specified in the attached resource
  • not have been convicted of an indictable offence of dishonesty
  • not have been convicted of a summary offence of dishonesty within the last 10 years
  • hold a National Police Certificate no more than 12 months old.

A majority of your company directors will need to be registered conveyancers. If there are only two directors, one must be a conveyancer. The other director should not be directly involved in real estate sales processes:

  • a real estate agent
  • a financier
  • a close associate of either of the above (unless they are also a conveyancer or close relative).


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence Company, Sole Trader -

Registration fee:

  • Individual - $788.00
  • Company - $1007.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $32.75

Replacement certificate. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Conveyancer Qualifications - PDF (Opens in new window)

Transfer process


This registration cannot be transferred.

Approval time

4 to 6 weeks

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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