Application
The Character and Fitness Application must be completed through the Florida Bar Website. Make sure you look at: "Checklists, Forms, Study Guide and Information" on the left hand side. Once in this link, choose "Register as a First Year Student." 

Gathering the Information for the Application
See the Library's Florida Bar Character and Fitness Information LibGuide. For additional questions, please contact The Florida Bar at 850-457-1292. 

Fingerprinting
MorphoTrust USA must be used for the fingerprinting requirement. Click on the link to schedule an appointment. The cost is approximately $57.00. 

Notary Options
All Notaries require a government issued picture ID and that paperwork is complete except for your signature. Currently the following individuals in the building are Notaries. They accept notary requests during the following times and by appointment ONLY:
Cleopatra Smith (Clinic) – Monday through Friday: 8:30am-5:30pm.
Mary Ebbinghouse (Deans' Suite) – As available, 9:00am-noon and 2:00pm-4:00pm.

The following banks offer complimentary notary service:
Suntrust: 9250 Baymeadows Road, (904) 731-5708.
Fifth Third Bank: 9716 San Jose Blvd., (904) 486-1923.
Chase Bank: 7301 Baymeadows Way, (904) 296-1021.
Bank of America (for account holders only): 9225 Baymeadows Road, (904) 731-4600.

Standard 504. QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE BAR
In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.