Updated: June 13, 2019

2020 License Fee Details

License Fees must be paid online, hand-delivered to the WSBA, or postmarked by Feb. 3, 2020*.

Status & Admission Date
Earliest admission date to ANY bar
2020 License Fee + Mandatory CPFTotal to Remit30% Late Fee*Total to Remit
Active Lawyer — Admitted prior to 2018$458 + $30$488$137.40$625.40
Active Lawyer — Admitted 2018 or 2019$229 + $30$259$68.70$327.70
Active LLLT — Admitted prior to 2018$200 + $30$230$60$290 
Active LLLT — Admitted in 2018 or 2019$100 + $30$130$30$160 
Active LPO — Admitted prior to 2018$200$200$60$260
Active LPO — Admitted in 2018 or 2019$100$100$30$130 
Inactive/Emeritus Lawyer$200$200$60$260
Inactive LLLT or LPO$100$100$30$130

*The late fee will be assessed if checks and credit card payments submitted on time do not clear by the deadline.

 

Payment Options: (1) Credit card (note that our service provider will charge you a separate, non-refundable transaction fee of 2.5% on all bank card transactions), (2) Electronic Funds Transfer (online only – no transaction fee), or (3) Check (mail with the renewal form or with an invoice that you can print if you renew online – no transaction fee). 

Optional Charitable Donation to the Washington State Bar Foundation
Your annual license renewal includes an optional charitable donation to the Washington State Bar Foundation to help advance justice through support of WSBA’s public service and diversity programs. To opt out or donate a different amount, follow the instructions on myWSBA or on the License Renewal Form.

Optional Charitable Donation to the Campaign for Equal Justice
Your annual license renewal includes an optional charitable donation to Campaign for Equal Justice to support more than 20 civil legal aid programs that serve our state’s poorest families and individuals. To opt out or donate a different amount, follow the instructions on myWSBA or on the License Renewal Form.