Certificate of Good Standing
Procedures for Obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing, Disciplinary Certificate of Good Standing and/or a Letter of Discipline History from the Virginia State Bar
If you are an attorney registered with the Virginia State Bar, you may request a Certificate of Good Standing, Disciplinary Certificate of Good Standing and/or a Letter of Discipline History from the Virginia State Bar. The Certificate Request Form (PDF file) must be completed and submitted along with a check made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return. The charge for each certificate and the charge for additional copies is listed on the request form. The form should be mailed to:
Virginia State Bar, Membership Department
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-3565
Once your request is received, it will be processed and returned within two to three business days. The certificate will be returned in the self-addressed envelope provided. If there is a need for an expedited certificate, please send your request with a prepaid commercial or express mail return envelope. Your request will be processed and returned within one business day. Please note that these times are approximate — not guaranteed — due to fluctuations in the number of requests received.
For any questions, you may contact the Virginia State Bar Membership Department at
(804) 775-0530 or by e-mail to email@example.com.