Reciprocity Jurisdiction

For admission without Examination or admission on motion

States

Offers reciprocity or admission on motion

ABA accreditation required

Years of Practice required

States with reciprocity

Fees

Links

Yes

No

Yes

No

Alabama (AL)

X

X

5 of 7

AK, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV

$1,300

www.alabar.org

Alaska (AK)

X

X

5 of 7

LA, AZ, AK, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,500

www.alaskabar.org

Arizona (AZ)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, CO, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY

$1,800

www.azbar.org

Arkansas (AR)

X

X

5 of 7

AK, CO, DC, GA, ID, IL, IA, KS, KY, MA, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI

$1,500

https://courts.arkansas.gov

California (CA)

X

www.admissions.calar.ca.gov

Colorado (CO)

X

X

5 of 7

Other stats jurisdictions have to reciprocate for Colorado lawyers

$810

www.coloradosupremecourt.com

Connecticut (CT)

X

X

5 of 10

AL, AK, AR, CO, DC, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,800

www.jud.ct.gov

Delaware (DE)

X

www.courts.delaware.gov/bbe/

District of Colombia (DC)

X

X

5

Any state jurisdiction

$400

www.dccourts.gov

Florida (FL)

X

www.floridabarexam.org

Georgia (GA)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY

$1,600

www.gabaradmissions.org

Hawaii (HI)

X

www.courts.state.hi.us/index.html

Idaho (ID)

X

X

3 of 5

AL, AZ, AR, CO, DC, IL, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY

$800

www.isb.idaho.gov

Illinois (IL)

X

X

5 of 7

AK, CO, CT, DC, GA, GU, IN, IA, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, USVI, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,250

www.ilbaradmissions.org

Indiana (IN)

X

X

5 of 7

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$875

www.courts.in.gov

Iowa (IA)

X

X

5 of 7

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$325

www.iowacourts.gov

Kansas (KS)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WY

$1,250

www.kscourts.org

Kentucky (KY)

X

X

5 of 7

AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IA, KS, MA, MN, MS, MO, NE, NY, NH, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI, WY

$1,200

www.kyoba.org

Louisiana (LA)

X

www.lascba.org

Maine (ME)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$600

www.mainebarexaminers.org

Maryland (MD)

X

http://www.courts.state.md.us/ble/

Massachusetts (MA)

X

X

5

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$1,015

www.mass.gov/bbe/

Michigan (MI)

X

X

3 of 5

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$975

www.michbar.org

Minnesota (MN)

X

X

5 of 7

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$950

www.ble.state.mn.us

Mississippi (MS)

X

X

5

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,525

www.courts.ms.gov

Missouri (MO)

X

X

5 of 10

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,240

www.mble.org

Montana (MT)

X

http://www.montanabar.org

Nebraska (NE)

X

X

5 of 7

Any state jurisdiction with equal qualifications to Nebraska bar

$950

www.supremecourt.ne.gov

Nevada (NV)

X

http://www.nvbar.org

New Hampshire (NH)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN,MS, MO, NE, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY

$1,200

www.courts.state.nh.us

New Jersey (NJ)

X

www.njbarexams.org

New Mexico (NM)

X

http://www.nmexam.org

New York (NY)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AZ, AK, CT, CO, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$400

www.nybarexam.org

North Carolina (NC)

X

X

4 of 6

AL, AZ, AR, CO, DC, GA, ID, IL, IA, KS, ME, MA, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY

$2,000

www.ncble.org

North Dakota (ND)

X

X

4 of 5

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$775

www.ndcourts.com

Ohio (OH)

X

X

5 of 10

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$1,250

www.supremecourt.ohio.gov

Oklahoma (OK)

X

X

5 of 7

Other state jurisdictions that allow Oklahoma lawyers admission on motion

$1,500

www.okbbe.com

Oregon (OR)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,050

www.osbar.org

Pennsylvania (PA)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

$1,250

www.pabarexam.org

Rhode Island (RI)

X

http://www.courts.ri.gov

South Carolina (SC)

X

http://www.judicial.state.sc.us

South Dakota (SD)

X

X

5

Other Jurisdictions that admit South Dakota Attorney’s

$450

www.sdjudicial.com

Tennessee (TN)

X

X

5 of 7

States with the equivalent grade required for bar admission

$900

www.state.tn.us

Texas (TX)

X

X

X*

5 of 7

*3 of 5

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$890

www.ble.state.tx.us

Utah (UT)

X

X

5 of 7

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$850

www.utahbar.org

Vermont (VT)

X

X

5 of 10

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$600

www.vermontudiciary.org

Virginia (VA)

X

X

5

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$1,500

www.vbbe.state.va.us

Washington (WA)

X

X

Active legal practice

Allows that admission of Washington lawyers

$995

www.wsba.org

West Virginia (WV)

X

X

5 of 7

AL, CO, CT, DC, IL, IN, IO, KY, ME, MS, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NY, ND, OK, PA, TN, TX, VT, WA, WI

$1,500

www.courtswv.gov

Wisconsin (WI)

X

X

3 of 5

Any jurisdiction and DC

$850

www.wicourts.gov

Wyoming (WY)

X

X

5 of 7

Any jurisdiction and DC

$600

www.wyomingbar.org/

US Territories

Guam (GU)

X

www.guamcourts.org

Northern Mariana Islands (NMI)

X

X

Active legal practice

Any state jurisdiction and DC

$5,000

http://www.justice.gov

Puerto Rico (PR)

X

http://www.prd.uscourts.gov

US Virgin Islands (USVI)

X

http://www.visuperiorcourt.org/bar/bar.aspx

 

Disclaimer: This chart is to be used as a reference guide for reciprocity among jurisdictions. The admission rules are subject to change in every jurisdiction. Attorneys seeking specific jurisdictional requirements should contact that jurisdiction directly.

 

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