Western Australia Probate Applications

Key information about filing for probate in Western Australia.

Can the application be submitted by post?

Yes. You may also attend the Probate Registry in person. The Registrar or Deputy Registrar will act as your witness and accept the application.


Probate filing fees (as at 1 July 2013):
The probate filing fee is $189.50.

Approximate time to the issue of the grant of probate:
2 to 3 weeks from receipt of the application for straightforward grants of probate. More compliacted cases may take longer.

Is a legal notice required to be published?
No.

Are you required to submit an inventory of assets and liabilities?
Yes. A estimate of the value of the asets and liabilities of the deceased at the time of death is required to be submitted to the Probate Registry.

Probate Registry address:
Supreme Court of Western Australia
Probate Office
Level 14, AXA Centre, 111 St Georges Terace, Perth, WA 6000
Phone (08) 9421 5152

 
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