Start the application process by filling in the legal aid application on your computer. You must complete it over the telephone within 30 days. An interviewer will help you to complete your application. Please call 204.985.8511 or toll free 1.866.800.8056 for assistance.
1. Gather your required documents and information.
2. Start your application online here.
3. An interviewer will help you complete your application form over the phone. You will be asked to verbally declare your application is true and that you understand it is an offence to obtain legal aid with false information.
4. Approximately 1-2 weeks after you apply, Legal Aid Manitoba will provide you with a written notice of its decision. The notice will explain why your application has been approved or rejected. It will also explain what happens next in the process. Please note that due to COVID-19 the application processing time may be delayed.
If you have been asked to make an initial payment so that you can receive legal aid, please click here. Choose the correct dollar amount from the selections provided before you enter your payment.