Arizona Judicial Branch

Attorney Admissions

    Committee on Examinations, Committee on Character and Fitness
Supreme Court of Arizona
Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 W. Washington, Suite 104, Phoenix, AZ 85007-3222

(602) 452-3971  

Laptop Registration for the February 2019 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination is closed. (See below for July 2019 Laptop Registration Information)  
Attorney Admissions Applications are Now Available. BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION SYSTEM PRINT the Navigation Tips pdf(s) below to assist with login:  
NEW USER NAVIGATION TIPS (Create new account and starting new application. If you never accessed the previous system or if you created a contact in the old system but did not start an application, you are a New User.)  
RETURNING USER NAVIGATION TIPS (Checking status or continuing application/admission process. If you previously filed an exam application or previously started any Arizona Admissions application, you are a Returning User.)  
Select this link to access the new Arizona Attorney Admissions online applications system
Application for the February 2019 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination is closed. 

Application for the July 2019 Arizona UBE is open 
Timely Filing: January 15 - March 31
Late Fee Applies:  April 1 -  to close of filing April 30.           
Select this link to view a pdf of the Results for the July 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination posted October 12, 2018.  
Application Preparation Reminders:               

The following reminders are provided to assist you in being prepared to apply for upcoming exam application cycles.  Please refer to the attached sample exam application document and review the checklist below.  Supplemental documentation will not be accepted by our office prior to receiving your online submission.

  1. Authorization and Release (Required)
  2. Declaration (Required)
  3. Code of Conduct (Required)
  4. Intent to Test Via Laptop Form (if applicable)
  5. Permission to Write Form (if applicable - Rule 35(c)(3)
  6. Accommodation Forms (if applicable) 
  • Evidence of Graduation (see Rule Requirements)
  • Photograph – passport-type photo (see sample application document for details)   
  • Completed fingerprint card (ink or digital live scan prints accepted) – email request for blank card
  • Certificate of Good Standing (see sample application document and Rule Requirements for details)
  • Citizenship (proof of name, age and lawful presence)   

Also, please be reminded of the following items which are not required to apply or sit for the exam but are your responsibility to provide to complete the admissions process (see sample application document for more details):


 Admission Eligibility Memo - Arizona Summit Law School

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Online application links saved to your computer will not be updated when system maintenance occurs. Whenever portal maintenance is performed you will need to access your online application from a fresh link, not a saved one.

Applicants may be approved by the Committee on Character and Fitness at any time, and will be notified when approved.  The Supreme Court allows applicants who have been approved to be sworn and admitted at any time, either by mail or in person.  Applicants who are approved receive detailed information regarding admission methods and options.

Click below for additional Character and Fitness guidelines:
Character and Fitness Guidelines adopted by the Arizona Supreme Court 2015


Sample Character and Fitness Application


General Information:

The Attorney Admissions team is happy to answer questions with our Customer Service box: 
If a major issue remains unresolved after speaking with our staff, please call

Director Mark Wilson at 602-452-3362 


The Arizona Supreme Court administers the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE). Applicants passing a UBE are allowed to transfer a passing score earned in Arizona to other UBE jurisdictions without testing, subject to the rules of that state. UBE rules vary from state to state; please contact specific jurisdictions if you wish to seek admission based on UBE. Additional information about the Uniform Bar Examination, including a list of UBE jurisdictions, may be found at

There are three paths for admission to the practice of law in the state of Arizona:

Rules of Admission  

Examination Fees & Deadlines

February 2019 Exam: February 26 - 27, 2019  
Exam Location: Phoenix Convention Center
                         100 North Third Street
                          Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Instructions and Information Memo for applicants certified to sit for the February 2019 exam was emailed to applicants at the end of January 2019.   


Notice of Intent Form - NOTE: This form is for Attorney Admissions administrative purposes. It does not register you for laptop testing.

  • Laptop Registration Information for the February 2019 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination is closed. 
  • Laptop Registration Information for the July 2019 Exam will be emailed to applicants the end of June. 

Applicants who register to test via laptop please note: Laptops with C-ports are permitted for use on Tuesday of the exam. If using a laptop with only a C-port, applicants will need to bring a C-port adapter that enables connectivity to a USB flash drive, along with laptop and power cord. (Do not bring USB flash drives. USB flash drives will be provided at the exam).

For General Examination Information click here.  
Frequently Asked Questions


Veterans may be eligible for partial reimbursement of testing cost. Click here for details

To access or view the Course on Arizona Law click here. (If you experience trouble connecting to the course, try a different browser, such as Edge)  
 Committee on Character & Fitness Members
 Edward F Novak, Chair Ann H Finn Angela Paton  
 Jennifer M Bailey Alyson M Foster Aryka S Radke  
 Augustine Bartning Paul Hanley Judith D Register  
 Andrew J Becke
Patrick Irvine James J Roche  
 Alane Breland
Carl E Landrum Jennifer Rock  
 Stephen Dichter Marc Lieberman Robert Underdown  
 Joya Dunbar Maricela Meza Raymond K Woo  
  Marshall H Porter
 Committee on Examinations Members
 David W Lunn, Chair
 Gregory J Gnepper
 Eugene Marquez
 Michael J Donovan
 Nora Greer
 Maria L Schaffer
 Benjamin R Eid
 Frankie Jones
 Timothy A Stratton
 Rod Galarza
 Tanja Kelly  Adam Zickerman