Join PEXA

Join PEXA

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Digitally transforming the property exchange experience…

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    Fast access to cleared funds with electronic settlement

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    Safe encrypted signing and funds exchanged via the RBA

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    Efficient settlement with real-time lodgement of documents

Registering for PEXA

Complete your registration online to join the e-Conveyancing network. We’re here to help, you can use our online chat functionality to ask any questions you may have about completing your registration.

PEXA registration includes 8 steps, where you will be asked to provide information such as your company details, your professional credentials and financial account details. To complete registration you will be asked to print, sign and upload documents. PEXA will then process your registration. All of these steps are required to maintain the integrity of the network under the Model Operating Requirements.

You can save your progress and return at any time to complete your registration. 

PEXA also provides support to help you complete your registration

If you’re not sure how to complete your registration and would like to be guided through the process by a dedicated PEXA expert, click ‘Need help?’ below to contact us.

Our friendly team can visit you at your workplace or contact you by phone to assist you with your registration.

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Benefits of PEXA

Benefits of PEXA

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Registration

Registration

Completing your registration

This one-page checklist outlines the key information that you should have ready to assist you with your registration. Looking for more information? You can find more details about the registration process on our e-Conveyancing Community. 

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    Step 1

    Tell us some details about your organisation and how you will access PEXA.

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    Step 2

    Provide contact details for staff who are authorised to sign contracts on your organisations' behalf.

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    Step 3

    Enter your Trust Account details or choose the PEXA Source Account.

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    Step 4

    Provide account details for direct debit of Land Registry and PEXA fees.

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    Step 5

    Tell us your Practising Certificate or Conveyancing Licence details.

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    Step 6

    Provide contact details for staff receiving information from the Land Registry(s).

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    Step 7

    Select if you would like to organise a Digital Certificate(s) for your organisation.

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    Step 8

    Print and sign the documents. Upload the executed documents along with any supporting information.

Registration FAQs

Registration FAQs

What do I need to know about registering?

  1. Australian lawyers and conveyancers can join PEXA by registering online. At any stage, you can save your progress and exit the application, allowing you to resume at a later date. If you have any questions, the PEXA Registration team is on hand to guide you through the registration process. 

  2. Anyone can complete the online registration on behalf of your organisation. However, in the final step of registration, contracts will need to be executed by an authorised signatory (that is, someone who is legally entitled to sign on behalf of your organisation).

    Early in the registration process you’ll be asked to nominate a Subscriber Manager. This person will be responsible for administering the account and reviewing important notifications. They will also receive the first Digital Certificate. It’s recommended that you nominate a lawyer or licensed conveyancer who is authorised to sign Land Registry documents. 

    • Organisational details: ABN and ACN (if applicable)
    • Professional details: Relevant certificates or licence
    • Financial details: Direct debit account details, trust account and duty disbursement account details (if applicable)
    • Names of persons to receive Digital Certificate(s)
    • Verification of Identity (VOI)
       

    Digital Certificates and VOI are industry safeguards that conform with the ARNECC regulatory framework.

    This one-page checklist outlines the key information that you should have ready to assist you with your registration. Looking for more information? You can find more details about the registration process on our e-Conveyancing Community.

  3. Online registration can be quick and easy, provided you have the required documents and information at hand.

    If you need us to fast track your application, we can process it on the same day. Your Digital Certificate will be sent through the mail, if you have an imminent settlement we can faciliate delivery of your Digital Certificate via Express Post. You can start setting up your profile while you wait for it to arrive.

    We’re here to help you complete the online registration and answer any questions you may have along the way.

  4. Once you’ve registered, we will email you a welcome pack. This will include step-by-step instructions on how to set up your account so you're ready to start transacting as soon as possible.

  5. Those who sign the PEXA Participation Agreement on behalf of your organisation will be required to complete a VOI check. There are a number of ways in which this can be completed and PEXA will provide support to do this.

  6. Digital Certificates encrypt data, ensuring secure electronic signing of documents and the Financial Settlement Schedule in PEXA. Each Subscriber is required to obtain at least one Digital Certificate. The number of Digital Certificates needed will depend on how many people will be signing documents on behalf of your organisation.

    Your first Digital Certificate is free and will be issued to your nominated Subscriber Manager. Additional Digital Certificates can be ordered at any stage for $146.74 each. Each one is stored on an encrypted USB Token.

Our friendly staff are on hand to assist you with registering for and learning to use PEXA. Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.

Already a member? Call our dedicated Support Centre for any PEXA platform queries on 1300 084 515.