Before you begin your online application:

Read First
  1. Access the instructions and Application for Admission to the Bar of the District of Maryland by clicking here.
  2. Fill out the application. Once completed, sign and date the application.
  3. Scan the application to a single file in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  4. Proceed to Step 1, below.
Step 1
  • Are you a federal government attorney?
  • Do you want to be admitted to the Bar of the District of Maryland (and pay the associated fee)?
  • All applications for admission must be filed electronically please click Here  for more information.
Step 2

Are you an active member in good standing of the Court of Appeals of Maryland or an active member in good standing of the highest court of any state (or the District of Columbia) and also an active member in good standing of any United States District Court? More Info

Enter your date of admission to the State Bar of Maryland:
(mm/dd/yyyy)

Note: If you do not know your date of admission, click here.

  • A prerequisite for your admission to the Bar of this Court is one of the above stated items.
Step 3