The Court's processing times** for probate applications are as follows:
- Non complex applications including applications for a grant of probate, administration or administration with the will annexed, or for a reseal of a grant: up to 10 working days from date of filing, or receipt of additional information.
- Complex applications may take additional time to be considered. Complex matters include (but are not limited to) matters involving informal wills, copies of wills, presumption of death, limited purpose grants, or administration aplications not being made by the next of kin.
- The current delay* in the processing of Exemplifications is 10 working days from date of filing, or receipt of additional information.
*This information is updated on a regular basis.
**The processing time is the number of working days between the date the application was filed and either the Court issues the grant/letters of administration, or requests further information from the applicant or his/her lawyer.
Have an enquiry that is not covered in the FAQs or the Filing Instructions?
- Email the Court's probate registry staff