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2022-23 Lawyer Licensing Process Fees Schedule

Fees Are Subject to Applicable Taxes and Are Subject to Change

Revised October 2021

Candidates are to note that 2022-23 fees are currently tentative as they are under review and will be finalized on or about February 2022.

Application Fees (non-refundable)

Application Fee

$160

Late Application Filing Fee

$75

Licensing Examination Fees

Barrister Licensing Examination (Examination only)

$600

Solicitor Licensing Examination (Examination only)

$600

Study Material*

(This fee will be charged for each set of digital study materials for the licensing year. The fee will be charged for solicitor materials and an additional fee for barrister materials.)

$150

*Candidates rewriting or deferring an examination to a subsequent Licensing Cycle are required to purchase the new digital study materials. Once study materials are paid and digital access is provided, study material fees are non-refundable.

Experiential Training Program Fees**

Articling Program/Law Practice Program

$2800

Application for Exemption from the Experiential Training Program

$160

Application for Abridgement of Articles based on prior legal experience 

$160

Application for National or International Articles 

$160

** Candidates must pay the Experiential Training Fee, which goes towards the costs of administering experiential training programs for lawyer licensing candidates. The invoice for this fee is posted to your Law Society account, and is payable by the deadline. Please note that the experiential training fee for the Articling Program is not refundable, once you commence the Articling Program. More information may be found on the Financial Assistance webpage.

Applicant Licensing Fee

Administrative call fee (application for L1 Licensing-attendance not required)

$165

Administrative Fees for the Monthly Payment Plan

Five-month Payment Plan Fee

 $50

Ten-month Payment Plan Fee

$100

Incidental Fees

Late filing of any document submitted 
(Includes transcripts, NCA Certificates, Articling Forms, Call to the Bar forms, or other Licensing Process forms) 

$100

Replacement of a Call to the Bar certificate (L1 Licence) ***

$100

Official copy of Licensing Process transcript 
(Provided directly to a third party upon written request from the candidate/licensee) 

$25

Unofficial copy of Licensing Process transcript  

$15

Replacement of Candidate photo identification card  

$15

Replacement Tax Receipt  

$10

*** A replacement certificate should be requested from the Membership Department at the Law Society.

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