Reciprocity Information

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

Kentucky
Ohio



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

Hawaii
Rhode Island



*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".)