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Attorney Admission Application

Please refer to Local Rule 83.5.1 for the requirements for admission to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. You must submit an Application for Admission and Certificate of Good Standing from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC). You can contact the SJC by calling 617-557-1050 or through their website

Please note that the Application for Admission must be paid for at the time of submission. The fee is $231.00 and is non-refundable.

  • Your Certificate of Good Standing must be within 3 months' time.
  • When uploading the Certificate, do not include the submittal page from the SJC.
  • If you get an error message and hit the back button but your payment was submitted, fill out the attached Application and pdf it to Manual Application.

In order to complete the admission application, you will need the following:

  • Your Certificate of Good Standing from the Supreme Judicial Court, in Adobe PDF format
  • Your Massachusetts State BBO number
  • Your credit card, to pay the admission fee
When you are ready, please click the link below to start your application.
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