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The Victorian Will and Powers of Attorney Registry

Deposit or register the location of your Will and Powers of Attorney documents for safekeeping with our free service.

Overview

The Victorian Will and Powers of Attorney Registry

The Victorian Will and Powers of Attorney Registry is a free service we offer to all Victorians. You can choose to deposit and store your original documents in our secure will bank or you can keep your documents and only register the location of them with us.  

 

The storage and registry service will help executors and attorneys easily find your documents and make sure your wishes are followed when the time comes. These documents are your voice and it’s important to keep them safe. 

Two options to secure your documents

Option 1: Deposit and store your original documents

Use this 3-step process to send us the original copies of your Will and Powers of Attorney documents to store safely. We’ll give them to your executor when the time comes.

1. Download a deposit form

Complete and sign the deposit form for your documents.

Download form

2. Post your form and document

The Victorian and Powers of Attorney Registry, Reply paid 1461 Melbourne VIC 8060

3. Receive confirmation

You’ll receive a welcome letter with details about your storage and retrieval.

Option 2: Register your documents

Store your documents yourself but register the location of your documents with us so we can tell your executor where to find them. Use the form below to register your documents with us.

Frequently asked questions

Who can use the free document storage service?

All Victorian residents can store their will at The Victorian Will and Powers of Attorney Registry for free. It’s safe and secure and trusted by over 80,000 people across the state. For details, go here.

How does the free document storage work?

There are two options.

  1. Deposit and store a physical copy of your documents in our secure storage facility.
  2. Register the location of your documents to help make sure your documents are found by your executor when needed. We will only ever release the information to you or your chosen executor or attorney.

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How do I retrieve my documents?

You can retrieve your own documents by contacting State Trustees directly using details on our contact page. Alternately you can write directly to the registry with your request via: Victorian Will & Powers of Attorney Registry, Reply Paid 1461, Melbourne VIC 8060.

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