Updated: Feb. 28, 2019

Admission Requirements and Lawyer Bar Exam Results

Applicants must complete all of the requirements through the online admissions site. See the New Admittee Process Instructions for more information.

After an applicant has met all the requirements for admission, the applicant will be recommended to the Washington Supreme Court for admission to the practice of law in Washington. Upon receipt of the admission order from the Court, the WSBA will assign the new admittee a license number and send the admittee by mail a Bar card and a certificate from the Court. Applicants are not permitted to practice as a lawyer until the Court signs the Admission Order and the applicant receives the bar card and license number.

Applicants who have passed the Washington UBE have 40 months from the date of the examination to complete the new admittee process and be licensed as a lawyer. Admission by Motion and Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) Score Transfer applicants have one year from the date of application submission to become licensed in Washington.

Lawyer Bar Exam Pass List


Feb. 26-27, 2019 Exam Pass List Will Be Posted Here on April 13, 2019 at 8 a.m. PST

Any discrepancy or conflict between the information provided here and the rules and regulations set by the Washington State Supreme Court, or the bylaws and policies of the Washington State Bar Association, is unintentional and will be resolved in favor of strict compliance with the rules, regulations, bylaws and policies.