Rhode Island

NCBE provides character and fitness services for the following applicant types in Rhode Island:

  • Attorney
  • Foreign-Educated/Foreign-Licensed

How to Apply

NCBE does not conduct investigations for all applicant types; note that some types may have different filing instructions. Application filing instructions should be obtained by contacting Rhode Island.

Application and Fee

The application should be obtained by contacting Rhode Island. Completing and submitting a character and fitness application is only part of the bar application process.

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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.

Change Jurisdiction

Bar Admission Agency
Rhode Island Supreme Court
Board of Bar Examiners

Frank Licht Judicial Complex
250 Benefit Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: (401) 222-4233

Fax: (401) 222-3599

Email: ribarexam@courts.ri.gov

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