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Admissions: Application for Admission on Motion

 Please read the ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRACTICE OF LAW and these instructions very carefully before completing and submitting your application. You are encouraged to keep copies of all documents for your records. Do not alter the forms, your application will be denied and your fees forfeited if the text of the application and forms are altered. All supplemental information (i.e. narratives) must be typed and sited to correspond with the appropriate question.

The application is to be completed online at the National Conference of Bar Examiners(NCBE) Character & Fitness Application page.  You will establish an online profile with the NCBE and create a password. Go to the Nebraska application for admission and complete the fillable form. Once you have completed the standard application, you will review your information by following a checklist to ensure you have successfully completed the application. Print off the successfully completed application. Depending on your responses to specific questions, you will need to then complete your narrative explanations as well as obtain supplemental documents. You will also then be completing the forms that require notarization. Once you have completed the online application, the checklist and any additional information you are required to complete, you mail your packet to:

       Nebraska State Bar Commission
       PO Box 81809
       Lincoln, NE 68501-1809

Include in the packet:

  • Application
  • Narratives and supplemental documentation if applicable
  • Notarized documents
  • Original Certificate of Good Standing from the Supreme Court of each state in which you are previously admitted. Certificate must be dated no earlier than 30 days.
  • Payment - Fee Categories
  • Two completed finger print cards - § Rule 3-119
  • All other required documents 

Revision Form (if applicable)

Should you need to make any revisions to your application, please use the Revisions Form

Amendment Forms ( if applicable)

Should you need to submit any amendments to your application, please use the following forms as needed:

After we have received your successfully completed application, you will receive a receipt.

If you have any questions regarding the filing of your application, please contact the Nebraska State Bar Commission at (402) 475-7091or or


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