2018-19 Lawyer Licensing Process Fees Schedule

FEES ARE SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE TAXES AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Revised October 2017

**LPP Notice to Candidates:**
At the current time, the LPP has been approved to run until the 2018-19 term. The evaluation of the program is ongoing and further information about future sessions of the LPP, including applicable dates and deadlines, will be posted as it becomes available. Candidates are encouraged to check the "Become a Lawyer" section of the Law Society website and their licensing process web account regularly.

Application Fees (non-refundable)

Application Fee $160
Application Fee - Transfer Member $160
Late Application Submission Fee $75

 

Licensing Examination Fees

Barrister Licensing Examination (includes study materials in digital and paper copy) $750
Solicitor Licensing Examination (includes study materials in digital and paper copy)  $750
Rewrite of Barrister Licensing Examination (includes study materials in digital copy only*)  $600
Rewrite of Solicitor Licensing Examination (includes study materials in digital copy only*)  $600
Additional paper copy of study materials (per examination)  $150

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

 

Experiential Training Program Fees

Articling Program/Law Practice Program*  $2,800
Application for Exemption from the Experiential Training Program $160
Professional Conduct and Practice in Ontario Course (Fee applicable only once a candidate has been approved for an exemption) $900
Application for Abridgment of Articles   $160
Application for National or International Articles  $160

 * At the current time, the LPP has been approved to run until the 2018-19 term.

Applicant Licensing Fee:

Call to the Bar fee (application for L1 Licensing) $250

 

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, Licensing Examination Registration or Deferment 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 by the candidate/member) 
$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 By-Law Administration Services Department at the Law Society.