Reciprocity Information

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



The following states or jurisdictions do not have reciprocity with Pennsylvania.
Delaware
Florida
Guam
Hawaii
Louisiana
Maryland
Montana
Nevada
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina


*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".)