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Application deadlines

Application deadline
(4p.m. PST)

Supporting document deadline

Application fee
First-year JD program January 15 January 15 $101.75
First-year Joint JD/JID program January 15 January 15 $101.75
Upper-year program - Transfer, JDBCL, Visiting (Sept-Apr), Visiting (Sept-Dec ONLY) April 30 June 30 $101.75
Upper-year program - Visiting (Jan-Apr ONLY) July 31 August 31 $101.75
Summer program March 31 April 30 $40.25

 If you are applying for LLM or PhD program, please go to the graduate admissions pages.

How to Apply Online

1. Submit your application through the application portal. Applications open on September 1.

2. Select your admissions category. Prospective applicants should review all categories to decide which type best fits their situation.

3. Upload your unofficial transcripts.

  • We require transcripts from all post secondary institutions you have attended, including any institutions you have attended on exchange and study abroad.
  • We don't need official transcripts for your application. If you accept our offer of admission, you will be required to have official transcripts sent directly to us from the issuing institutions.
  • Send your updated fall grades (if applicable) and Discretionary Supplementary Form including supporting documentation (Discretionary category only) by email to  or by mail to:

Mailing address Courier address

Admissions Office
Faculty of Law
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

Admissions Office
Faculty of Law
University of Victoria
Fraser Building, Room 102
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2

4. Upload your personal statement

5. Pay your application fee by credit card or INTERAC online.

6. Write down your applicant ID (starts with A00) and password. You'll need them for checking the status of your application later.

7. Check My UVic application regularly.

During peak times, updates to the information within My UVic Application regarding dates received may be impacted by processing delays. Mailed supporting documents will be stamped on the date they are received in our office, however, it may take several weeks for this date to be reflected on your "My UVic Application" page.

Questions?

Contact us at lclerk2@uvic.ca.