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Attorney Admissions

Attorneys seeking admission to this Court's bar may apply for admission electronically.  Using their PACER account, attorneys will be able to complete an application, upload supporting documents, and pay the admission fee by credit card or ACH payment.  Although the Court will continue to accept paper applications for now, attorneys are encouraged to apply through PACER's easy online application.  More information and detailed instructions are available here:

Attorney Admissions Checker - Pursuant to R.A.D.E. 17.9

Certificate of Good Standing Contact List - Information Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I.     Applying for Admission Electronically:


       Sponsor's Motion and Oath of Admission

II.    Applying for Admission by Paper Application:

       Instructions and Forms     

       Attorney's Registration Card

III.   Other Forms:

       Attorney Admission Renewal / Adjustment of Status Form.  This form is to be used throughout the year in order to adjust an attorney's current status.

       Attorney Information Contact Update Form.  This form is to be used by Third Circuit Bar members who do not have a CM/ECF user name and password.  If you have a CM/ECF user name and password updates are available through PACER.

       Application for Admission by Current Third Circuit Law Clerk

       Application for Admission by Eligible Law Students

       Standing Order Regarding Refund Policy for Electronic Payments Made via

       Request for Certificate of Good Standing and Duplicate Certificate of Admission