Queensland Probate Applications

Key information about filing for probate in Queensland.

Can the application be submitted by post?

Yes. Applications in Queensland may be submitted by post or by attending the registry in person. The Registrar or Deputy Registrar will act as your witness and accept the application.


Probate filing fees (as at 1 July 2017):
The probate filing fee is $682.80.

For pensioners the probate filing fee is $124.50. See Court website for application to reduce fees.

Approximate time to the issue of the grant of probate:
4 to 6 weeks from receipt of the application for straightforward grants of probate. More complicated cases may take longer.

Is a legal notice required to be published?
Yes. A notice of your intention to apply for a grant of probate must be published in two places: You are required to place a legal notice in the Courier Mail and also in the Queensland Law Reporter.

Are you required to submit an inventory of assets and liabilities?
No.

Probate Registry address:
Supreme Court of Queensland

Registrar of Probates

415 George Street Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone (07) 3247 4313

 

Contact AussieLegal on 1300 728 200 for more information.