Supplemental Application for Character and Fitness Determination

Applicants are required to submit a Supplemental Application for Character and Fitness Determination in certain circumstances, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. When an applicant has failed to file the required documents for admission to the bar or for issuance of a limited license to practice law with the Prothonotary within 6 months of the date of the issuance of a Certificate recommending the applicant’s admission to the bar or the issuance of a limited license to practice law;
  2. When an applicant who was successful on the bar examination was not issued a Certificate Recommending Admission to the Bar for failure to meet other requirements of the rule governing admission to the bar, or for failure to provide required character and fitness documentation and 6 months have passed from the date on which the applicant’s bar examination results were issued;
  3. When an applicant seeking to be admitted to the bar on motion without examination or to be issued a limited license to practice law has not provided the required documentation for admission and more than 6 months have passed without any activity by the applicant on the application;
  4. When an applicant has been denied a Certificate Recommending Admission to the Bar and is seeking a subsequent hearing before the Board.

At this time, a complete interactive online Supplemental Application for Character and Fitness Determination is not available. Instead, a typeable forms packet is provided. This packet contains all forms necessary for the application procedure. Please consult the fee schedule for appropriate filing fees.

The packet REQUIRES the use of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view the file.