Time limits

You may need to apply within a certain time for VCAT to be able to hear your case. Alternatively you may need to wait for time to pass before you can apply.

In some cases VCAT can extend time limits.

Check if time limits apply by choosing your type of case below.

Case types

Some details of the steps to follow during a VCAT case vary for different case types.
Choose a case type to see any case type specific variations.

Owners Corporations

It is always best to start a claim as soon as possible while events are still fresh in the minds of the people involved.

In most cases you must apply within six years of the date on which the dispute arose.

For disputes about the supply of services by a service company

In most cases you must apply within six years of the date on which the dispute arose.

See how long your VCAT case may take to resolve.