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Obtain a Status Letter

A Status Letter is a basic document outlining a licensee’s current status and whether they are entitled to practise law or provide legal services in Ontario. A Status Letter may be ordered by a licensee or by a third party. The cost for a Status Letter is $25.00 (plus taxes). The cost of an additional copy is $5.00 (plus taxes). It may take up to five business days to complete a Status Letter. Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, all Status Letters will be sent electronically by email. If you require a hard copy, please indicate the reason why in the notes section when making your purchase.

A Status Letter may be ordered by a licensee through the Law Society Portal. A third party may order a status letter through the Law Society Store. If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Services department by email at

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