Admission dates

Admission Dates


Changes to the Certificate of Character application process under COVID-19 (from NZLS Regulatory Team - published 22.04.20)
"We are aware that certificate of character applicants have questions about the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the certificate of character and admission processes.
The information here confirms what interim changes the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa has made to the certificate of character application process during this time."


The group admission ceremony dates in New Zealand’s major centres, and the dates for filing documents at the High Court for each admission ceremony, can be found here.

Dress Code for admission – Important information

This guide may be helpful regarding the expected dress code for the admission ceremonies.

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Please check under the Legal Gowns section for more information.