Tasmania Probate Applications

Key information about filing for probate in Tasmania.

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 March 2017):
The probate filing fee is:

$435.00 for estates with a gross value less than $50,000

$785.00 for estates with a gross value between $50,000 and $250,000

$850.00 for estate with a gross value between $250,000 and $500,000

$1,070.00 for estate with a gross value between $500,000 and $1,000,000

$1,355.00 for estate with a gross value between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000

$1,540.00 for estate with a gross value between $2,00,000 and $5,000,000

$1,850.00 for estate with a gross value above $5,000,000

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 complicated cases may take longer.

Is a legal notice required to be published?
No. A notice of your intention to apply for a grant of probate is not required. For applications for Letters of Administration, a notice of intended application is required to be published on the Supreme Court website no sooner than 14 days prior to the submission of the application. You are not required to place a legal notice in a newspaper.

Are you required to submit an inventory of assets and liabilities?
Yes. A estimate of the value of the assets 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 Tasmania
Probate Office
Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS 7001
Phone 
1300 664 608

 

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