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Registrations for the 2017 LAT have now closed.

Key dates

Registrations open for 2017 LAT - Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Standard registrations close - Friday 11 August 2017 at 5pm.

Late registrations open - Friday 11 August 2017 at 5pm. Late registration will incur a fee.

Late registrations close - Wednesday 6 September 2017 at 5pm. Late registration will incur a fee.

Who can sit the LAT in 2017?

All domestic applicants* who wish to study an Undergraduate Law dual degree program at UNSW in 2018 or beyond will need to sit the LAT^. This includes: 

  • Those enrolled in their final year of secondary schooling (Year 12 HSC  or equivalent)
  • Those who have already completed their secondary schooling (e.g. those on a gap year)
  • Those who are currently studying at another university and wish to apply to transfer to Law
  • Year 11 students who wish to sit the LAT prior to their HSC year (your LAT result will be valid for two years so you can use it to apply for Law in 2019).

*Australian citizens and permanent residents and New Zealand citizens.

^Indigenous students undertaking the Pre-Law Program at UNSW are not required to sit the LAT as they are assessed under multiple criteria in the Pre-Law Program. For more information about the Pre-Law Program, visit Nura Gili or contact Jeni Engel (Director of Indigenous Legal Education at UNSW Law).


Registration for the LAT in 2017 is $175 (GST inclusive). The registration fee covered online registration, materials required for the test, and provision of test results.

Candidates who resided in interstate or overseas were required to pay a levy of $150 (GST inclusive) for remote invigilation, in addition to the registration fee. Remote invigilation arrangements for interstate and overseas candidates are covered by this levy.

There is no additional fee for sitting the LAT via remote invigilation for eligible candidates sitting the test in the ACT and NSW.

If you are eligible for concession, the registration fee is $100 (GST inclusive). The concession registration fee is available to applicants who hold a current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card (both issued by Centrelink), or who are listed as a dependant on the current Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card of a parent or guardian. 

Please note that holders of student cards, Medicare cards, transport concession cards, private health insurance membership cards and Community Service cards are NOT eligible for concession registration. Please also note that the concession registration fee is not available to overseas candidates. For more details please click here.