Conveyancing Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to undertake conveyancing work. Conveyancing is the process of transferring the legal title property from a seller to a buyer. This includes:

  • preparing and advising on contracts for the sale of real estate
  • conducting title searches and making enquiries with various government departments
  • preparing and advising on transfer, mortgage or lease documentation
  • attending to exchange-of-contracts and settlements procedures.

Service type

Licence

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
  • hold one of the prescribed qualifications
  • have two years of full-time practical experience, or equivalent, in conveyancing work gained with a prescribed employer
  • hold at least $2,000,000 in professional indemnity insurance cover
  • have not been disqualified from holding the licence, bankrupt or have not been convicted of an indictable offence in the last five years.

For more information on the prescribed qualifications and experience, please see clause 4 in the regulations.

Duration

3 years unless cancelled, suspended or surrendered.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $336.42

Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Other resources

Act(s) name

Conveyancing Act 2004 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Conveyancing Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Approval time

40 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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