The New York State Board of Law Examiners ,Corporate Plaza, Building 3 – 254 Washington Avenue Extension Albany, NY 12203-5195

office (518) 453-5990
fax (518) 452-5729
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Phone Hours: Monday - Friday 8:45am – 4:45pm Eastern Time

Admission Information

The following are the instructions and application forms to be used for each of the Appellate Divisions.
Part I Application
Part II Moral Character
Part III Law Related Employment
Part IV Form Law School Certificate
50 Hour Pro Bono Requirement
Skills Form Affidavit

Applicants for admission are also required to provide proof of compliance with the new Mandatory 50-Hour Pro Bono Requirement. For information on the requirement please visit:


Applicants who participated in the Pro Bono Scholars Program are required to file the Form Affidavit confirming completion of the Pro Bono Scholars Program. For information on the Pro Bono Scholars Program and the Form Affidavit, please visit:


FAQs for New York’s Skills Competency and Professional Values Bar Admission Requirement are available at: