NCBE provides character and fitness services for the following applicant types in Florida:

  • Foreign-Educated/Foreign-Licensed

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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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.

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Bar Admission Agency
Florida Board of Bar Examiners

Tippin-Moore Building
1891 Eider Ct.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1750

Phone: (850) 487-1292

Fax: (850) 414-6822

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Use Only as a General Guide

This information should be used only as a general guide. The application process is determined by the jurisdiction to which you are applying. Contact the jurisdiction to verify application instructions and deadlines.