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ALABAMA STATE BAR ADMISSION OFFICE

Application Fees

Alabama State Bar Application Fee NCBE Investigation Fee Applicants in Category

$575

N/A

Bar Exam: First-time applicants to the bar of any jurisdiction.

$575

N/A

Bar Exam Re-applicants:
  • Last Alabama bar application filed within last 5 years; and
  • Applicant has not applied to or taken the bar exam in any jurisdiction since last Alabama bar application.

$575

Determined by NCBE Bar Exam:
  • Applicant who has previously applied to the bar of any other jurisdiction;
  • Foreign-educated or foreign-licensed attorney.

$875

Determined by NCBE UBE Score Transfer applicants

$875

Determined by NCBE Rule III (Reciprocity) applicants

 

  • ALL APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • An applicant who withdraws from a bar exam may carry forward the application fee to the next bar exam only. An applicant who has carried forward an application fee from a previous application will be responsible for paying the difference between the carried forward fee and the current fee.
  • A law student non-registration fee of $250.00 is assessed to any applicant who has not previously submitted a law student registration (Rule I, Rules Governing Admission to the Alabama State Bar) or previously paid the non-registration fee.  The law student non-registration fee is addition to the application fees above.