District of Columbia
NCBE provides character and fitness services for the following applicant types in District of Columbia:
- First Bar Admission (Examinee)
- Admission by Transferred UBE Score
How to Apply
Complete the application by logging in to your NCBE Account. NCBE does not conduct investigations for all applicant types; note that some types may have different filing instructions. Contact District of Columbia for specific filing instructions.
Application and Fee
Although the application is electronically completed, applicants must PRINT the completed application, sign release forms, and MAIL IT. A checklist with these instructions will appear after you finalize your application online. Completing and submitting a character and fitness application is only part of the bar application process.View Mailing Instructions View Fee Schedule
Log in to your NCBE Account to
- Start, continue, or complete an application
- Amend a pending application
- Print Authorization and Release forms
NCBE's Character and Fitness Services
Requirements, deadlines, and processing timelines vary among jurisdictions. Decisions regarding your qualification for admission are made by the jurisdiction and not by NCBE. The information provided here relates only to NCBE’s character and fitness services.