Filling out probate or administration forms

If your application for probate or administration is rejected, you can correct the problems and re-apply. But this will cause delays. Here, we walk you through common questions asked about the main forms involved (which you can find here). We also offer some practical tips to make a successful application. Read on to give yourself the best chance of getting that grant the first time around.

Tips for making a successful application

Notice of proposed application (form P1)

Submission for estate grant (form P2)

Affidavit of applicant (form P3, P4 or P5) 

Affidavit of delivery (form P9)

Affidavit of assets and liabilities (form P10)

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in May 2023
  • Time to read: 13 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Hillary Linden, Miller Thomson

Hillary Linden

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