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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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February Bar Exam Tickets

Tickets will be re-issued

02/15/2024 Read More

Exam Ticket February 2024 Bar Exam

Available February 15th

02/14/2024 Read More

July 2024 Bar Exam Application Information

Webinar Slides

02/05/2024 Read More

How do I check the status of my application?

How to check the status of your application for admission to D.C.

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Changes to Application Fees

Effective April 1, 2024

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Non-ABA Educational Requirements

Notice to Non-ABA law school graduates and Foreign trained candidates for admission

02/05/2024 Read More
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