Apply to adjust a time limit or waive a procedural requirement

Use this form to ask to extend or shorten a time limit, or to waive compliance with a procedural requirement relating to a Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) matter.

To complete this form you will need to provide:

Max file size 15MB.

  1. Can I apply?
    1. Do you have an existing QCAT matter? *
      1. Do you have your claim/case number? *
      2. You need a case number

        A case number is a reference number that may also be called a claim or file number. For example, MCDT001/15, MCDO001/15, BDL001/15, NDR001/15, or GAR001/15.

        Your case number can be found on the application that started the proceeding with QCAT, your notice of hearing, or any letters you have received from QCAT.

      3. Are you a party to the proceeding? *
      4. You need to be a party to the matter

        A party is an individual, corporation or other entity that:

        • has started a tribunal proceeding
        • has had a tribunal proceeding started against them
        • has later joined a tribunal proceeding
        • is an active party* (for certain guardianship/administration proceedings).

        * Generally, an active party includes the adult who is the subject of the application, the applicant, any proposed guardian or administrator, a current guardian or administrator, the Public Guardian or Public Trustee, and any attorney(s) appointed under an Enduring Power of Attorney.

      1. Does this relate to a decision of the chief executive or a notice to claim against the claim fund? *
      2. You are not eligible to apply online

        You may need to seek independent legal advice in relation to your dispute type.

      3. Do you have a copy of the decision or notice? *
      4. You need a copy of the decision

        If you are seeking an extension of time, you must include a copy of the decision of the chief executive, or a copy of the notice to claim against the claim fund.

      5. Are you ready to pay the relevant fee online? *
      6. You are not eligible to apply online

        This online form does not accept any alternate payment options.

        Please download and lodge an application to extend or shorten a time limit or for waiver of compliance with procedural requirement (form 42) . (PDF, 306KB).

  2. Application details
    1. Do you have documentation supporting your request? * You must provide a copy of the supporting documents to the respondent(s) when you serve the application.
    2. Is an interpreter required? * The assistance of an interpreter is subject to approval by QCAT.
  3. Respondent's details
    1. Are there multiple respondents? *
    2. Please enter the information for the first respondent.

      You can enter information for up to an additional 4 respondents below.

    3. Address
    4. Is the respondent being represented by a legal practitioner? *
  4. Representative's details for respondent
    1. Address
  5. Second respondent's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a third respondent? *
  6. Third respondent's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a fourth respondent? *
  7. Fourth respondent's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a fifth respondent? *
  8. Fifth respondent's details
    1. Address
  9. Applicant's details
    1. Are there multiple applicants? *
    2. Please enter your information first.

      You can enter information for up to an additional 4 applicants below.

    3. Address
    4. Do you have legal representation? * You may be required to ask for permission to have someone represent you. A link to this application will be provided once you submit your response.
  10. Representative's details
    1. Address
    2. Do you want this to be your address for service? * i.e. Is this where we should send documents relating to your matter?
  11. Second applicant's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a third applicant? *
  12. Third applicant's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a fourth applicant? *
  13. Fourth applicant's details
    1. Address
    2. Is there a fifth applicant? *
  14. Fifth applicant's details
    1. Address
  15. Acknowledgement
    1. Section 216 of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 makes it an offence for a person to knowingly give the registry documents containing false or misleading information. Maximum penalty—100 penalty units.
    2. *
    3. You will now be directed to the secure payment gateway to pay your application fee online.