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Admission to the Bar of the Court of Appeals


***All attorney admissions will be conducted remotely, at the on-site admission fee rate. For directions on remote admissions, see below. Typically attorneys requesting remote admissions via e-mail are admitted within twenty minutes of receipt of their e-mail. No attorney admissions will be conducted at the Court during the duration of this Pandemic.***


For remote admissions, please download and complete the application form linked below. The form must be signed by two attorneys who are members of this Court and who can attest to your personal and professional character. Attorneys must register in the Court of Appeals EFAST system after being admitted.

Alternatively, we can mail an application form and instruction letter to you. Call the clerk's office at (404) 656 3450 for assistance.

Remote and Expedited Admissions Instructions (PDF Format)

Remote and Expedited Admission Application (PDF Format)

If you are a member of the Georgia Bar, but reside outside the State of Georgia, you may be admitted in absentia to practice in this Court, by having an out-of-state judge administer the Oath and complete the form below. Click the following link to obtain the instructions for in absentia admission.

In Absentia Admission Instructions (PDF Format)

Oath with Judge's Attestation and Exemplification (PDF Format)