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GEORGIA OFFICE of BAR ADMISSIONS

Recertification (Renewal of Certification)

Certification of Fitness to Practice Law shall expire five (5) years after the date of issuance (See Part A, Section 11 of the Rules). One must have current Certification of Fitness at the time of examination in order to sit for the exam as well as have current Certification of Fitness at the time of release of grades in order to receive results from the prior examination. Applications for Recertification should be received not less than three (3) months prior to date of expiration.

In order to apply for Recertification, submit the Application for Certification of Fitness located on our website under Certification of Fitness  as well as the applicable fees ($400.00) to our office. Before submitting an application for Recertification, you should contact the Office of Bar Admissions to obtain your specific filing deadline.