Reciprocity Information

The following states or jurisdictions have reciprocity with Pennsylvania. Applicants must meet the requirements of Rule 204 to qualify.
Alabama
Kentucky
Oklahoma
Alaska
Maine
Oregon
Arizona
Massachusetts
South Dakota
Arkansas
Michigan
Tennessee
Colorado
Minnesota
Texas
Connecticut
Mississippi
Utah
*District of Columbia
Missouri
Vermont
Georgia
Nebraska
Virginia
Idaho
New Hampshire
Washington
Illinois
New York
West Virginia
Indiana
North Carolina
Wisconsin
Iowa
North Dakota
Wyoming
Kansas
Ohio



The following states or jurisdictions do not have reciprocity with Pennsylvania.
*California
Louisiana
New Mexico
Delaware
Maryland
Puerto Rico
Florida
Montana
Rhode Island
Guam
Nevada
South Carolina
Hawaii
New Jersey
Virgin Islands


*For those applicants admitted in the jurisdiction(s) of California, and/or Washington: Upon submitting an application to the Board office, please include a separate check or money order in the amount of $25.00 payable to the "State Bar of California" and/or in the amount of $30.00 payable to the "Washington State Bar Association". These fees are now required for our character investigation of applicants who have been admitted to the bar(s) of one or more of these jurisdictions.

*For those applicants admitted in the jurisdiction of District of Columbia: Applicants must submit their request for a Certificate Concerning Discipline directly to the Office of Bar Counsel 515 5th Street, NW, Bldg. A, Room 117, Washington, DC, 20001. There is a notarized release form that must be completed. You may call the DC office at (202) 638-1501 to obtain the form or it can be found on-line at www.dcbar.org. There is a $20 fee for this certificate (check or money order made payable to "DC Bar".)