Resealing a grant

If you’re the personal representative (executor or administrator) of an estate that has probate, letters of administration with the will or letters of administration granted in another state, and there are assets in Queensland, you may apply to the Queensland Supreme Court to reseal the grant.

The resealing process is based on the British Probates Act 1898, and applies to grants issued in Australian states and territories, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Note: The registrar must not reseal a special, limited or temporary grant unless the court orders otherwise.


If debts are outstanding in Queensland, you also need to: