Can a person who is converting can he do the conversion on Shabbos? Is there problems of tevillah ( is this considered a tevillah shel Mitzvah) and Circumsion( are geirim like 8 day old baby)?

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    Can the court convene?
    – Double AA
    Commented Jul 14, 2020 at 9:52

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One cannot convert on shabbat.

The circumcision may not be performed on shabbat - see Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Yalkut Yosef 331:41.

The immersion may also not be performed on shabbat, as it requires the presence of a court - see Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah 268:4.

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    Though if you did it anyway, it does take effect
    – Double AA
    Commented Jul 14, 2020 at 10:10
  • @DoubleAA meaning if you did everything? Bris milah and tevillah?
    – Yehoshua
    Commented Jul 19, 2020 at 11:09

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