Practising Certificate Renewals BPAY and Direct Debit Cut-Off (Sunday, 23 June 2024)


All applications for renewal of practising certificates must be received by 30 June 2024. As 30 June falls on a Sunday this year, the Bar Association would be grateful if all applications could be sent in as soon as possible to assist with efficient processing of the applications and to prevent any possible disruption to barristers’ practice.

The Bar Association will accept payment of practising certificate fees by credit card, BPAY and direct deposit, however after 23 June 2024 payment will only be accepted by credit card.

All applications for renewal are now attracting the statutory late fee. Applications for waiver of fees will be considered in accordance with the NSW Bar Association Fee Waiver Policy here.

All barristers should have received an email containing a link to renew their practising certificates using the same online system as previous years. If you cannot find your email, please click here and login to start your application.

If you do not intend to renew your practising certificate, please either use the online system to advise the Association or contact the Certification area of the Association by email Please note that if you are leaving practice, you have the option to move to Class B membership of the Association.

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