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Committee on Admission

The Committee on Admissions reviews all applications for admission to the District of Columbia Bar. See D.C. App. Rule 46. The Committee receives approximately 6500 applications per year, administers the bar exam, conducts extensive character and fitness review, conducts informal conferences with applicants and formal hearings, files recommedations with the court, processes pro hac motions and provides references for reciprocity applications in other jurisdiction.

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All persons who wish to file an application for admission by bar exam, reciprocity or UBE score transfer with the District of Columbia Bar Association must first create a personal District of Columbia Bar Association Registration account on this website.

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Announcements

Updated Announcement - Laptop Registration - February 2022 Bar Exam

Laptop fees and registration period

01/20/2022 Read More
 

IMPORTANT UPDATE FEBRUARY 2022 BAR EXAM

Proof of Vaccine Required by Bar Exam Venue

01/04/2022 Read More
 

Virtual Swearing In Ceremony - January 26, 2022

Instructions for Registration

01/04/2022 Read More
 

Notice to July 2021 Successful Bar Exam Applicants

July 2021 Successful Bar Exam Applicants

12/17/2021 Read More
 

July 2021 Bar Exam Passers - Certifications for Admission

Certifications for Admission

10/29/2021 Read More
 

Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice

Pro Hac Vice Application

12/07/2021 Read More
 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO FEBRUARY 2022 BAR EXAM APPLICANTS

FEBRUARY 2022 BAR EXAM UPDATE

11/17/2021 Read More
 
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