General Application to the Texas Bar
Requirement to provide LSAC
Use the General Application only if you meet one of the following criteria:
- You are a first-time registrant to the Texas Bar Exam applying as a
non-attorney who has been (or will be) awarded a J.D. by an ABA-approved law
school outside of Texas;
- You are a licensed attorney registering for the Texas Bar Examination for
the first time;
- You are a licensed attorney applying for Admission without Examination;
- You are applying to take the Texas Bar Examination as a former Texas
attorney seeking reinstatement. (Such applicants should also review the
Reinstatements page for former Texas attorneys who are attempting to be
reinstated or relicensed..)
The Board of Law Examiners is pleased to provide eFast Direct (Electronic
Forms Application Systems Tool).
It will be helpful for you to begin the process by reading the
eFast Instructions and
the Application Instructions.
These instructions will assist and guide you as you complete your Application.
After you have read the eFast Instructions and the Application Instructions, go
to the appropriate eFast Direct link
We hope that completing your Application through eFast Direct will be easy and
quick! Please contact your Licensure
Analyst at the Board’s office if you have any questions during the process.
Create Account -- Begin by selecting Create Account. Your password is case sensitive and
requires a minimum of six (6) letters plus one (1) special character. Make a
note of your password and the answer to your security question. If you forget
both your password and the answer to your security question, we will not be able
to retrieve your account and you will be required to start the process over.
General Application Login -- Use this link to continue entering information
on your Application for Admission to the Bar of Texas.
General Application FAQ’s
Policy Statement on Practice Requirements
Application -- pdf version
since December 4, 2006
05/07/12 12:28 PM