NCBE provides character and fitness services for the following applicant types in Florida:
How to Apply
NCBE conducts investigations on Foreign Legal Consultant applicants only. All other applicants should contact Florida for filing instructions. Foreign Legal Consultants can access the application by logging in to your NCBE Account.
Application and Fee
Applications will not be considered until the required authorizations are received. Submission requirements vary by jurisdiction. A detailed checklist, with submission instructions, is available after finalizing your online application. Completing and submitting a character and fitness application is only part of the Foreign Legal Consultant certification process.
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Log in to your NCBE Account to
- Start, continue, or complete an application
- Amend a pending application
- Print Authorization and Release forms
NCBE's Character and Fitness Services
Requirements, deadlines, and processing timelines vary among jurisdictions. Decisions regarding your qualification for admission are made by the jurisdiction and not by NCBE. The information provided here relates only to NCBE’s character and fitness services.
Bar Admission Agency
Florida Board of Bar Examiners
1891 Eider Ct.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1750
Phone: (850) 487-1292
Fax: (850) 414-6822Visit Website