Conveyancing Licence - Tasmania


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, but is not limited to:

  • 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


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.


Three years unless cancelled, suspended or surrendered.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $311.85

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Act(s) name

Conveyancing Act 2004 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Conveyancing Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Additional information

If you have a conveyancing licence issued in another state or territory you may be able to apply for mutual recognition.

If you intend to make an application under these arrangements, please contact the agency for more information.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Department of Justice

Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 654 499
Fax: 03 6173 0205
Website: Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (Opens in new window)