Bar Certification Request

Please submit the form below in order to have the Office of the Registrar complete any bar related forms or letters. Due to the volume of requests, bar forms are processed weekly.

Forms submitted by 12pm on Wednesday will be sent out that Friday. Forms submitted after 12pm on Wednesday will be sent out the following week.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to upload the necessary documents needed to process any certifications related to the bar application.

Law school certificates and any accompanying documents that the Office of the Registrar must provide are sent directly to the bar unless otherwise indicated on the certificate. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided when the bar form(s)/letter(s) are sent to the respective bar(s).

The address for mailing hard copy bar certifications is:

American University Washington College of Law
Hilary T. Lappin, Registrar
Office of the Registrar
4300 Nebraska Avenue NW Suite C107
Washington, D.C. 20016

Please call 202-274-4080 or email certifications@wcl.american.edu with any questions.

Please correct the errors on the form. You may use the following links to find them.
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    Personal
    Your Name *
    Date of Birth *
    *
    Student *
    Pre-Graduation Certification or Graduate Certificate Request? *
    Graduation Date
    Current Bar Form Request
    Are you sitting for the exam or waiving in? *
      Which Bar Exam are you sitting for?
        What state are you waiving in?
        To which state or Jurisdiction are you applying?
          Type of Bar Form
            If you have the certificate form please upload it.
            If you have the form please upload it.
            If you have the form please upload it.
          • If you need to send the original document via USPS (to mailing address at the top of the form) or present in person, please include first and last name, AU ID if possible and/or Date of Birth
          Test Prep

          These questions are optional and will be used for institutional informational purposes only.

          Have you or do you plan to enroll in one of the following test preparation programs?
          How do you plan to take the test prep course?
          About Your Bar History

          These questions are optional and will be used for institutional informational purposes only.

          Are you a first time bar taker?
            Which Bar(s) have you sat for previously? Check all that apply.
            Submitting Your Request
            Transcript Policy - As a student/graduate of American University Washington College of Law, I acknowledge that I am responsible for providing a copy of my transcript for the bar application, unless my bar form or the state board of law examiners explicitly requests an official copy of my final law school transcript should accompany the law school certification form completed by the law school.