Virginia

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

  • Foreign-Educated/Foreign-Licensed

How to Apply

NCBE conducts investigations on Foreign Legal Consultant applicants only. All other applicants should contact Virginia for filing instructions. Foreign Legal Consultant applicants can access the application by logging in to your NCBE Account.

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.

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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.

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Bar Admission Agency
Virginia Board of Bar Examiners

2201 W. Broad Street, Suite 101

Richmond, VA 23220-2022

Phone: (804) 367-0412

Fax: (804) 367-0416

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Use Only as a General Guide

This information should be used only as a general guide. The application process is determined by the jurisdiction to which you are applying. Contact the jurisdiction to verify application instructions and deadlines.