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P.O. Box 62446
Harrisburg, PA 17107-2445

Tel. 717-238-2001
Toll Free 888-PA-IOLTA (724-6582)
Fax. 717-238-2003

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Pro Hac Vice

Use this online form if you are an attorney who is qualified to practice law in another state or in a foreign jurisdiction, not admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, and seeking to be specially admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in order to appear before a Pennsylvania court in connection with a particular case.

The admission fee is $375.00 per attorney per case.


Before you start, please gather the following information:

  • The applicant attorney’s license number in the primary jurisdiction where they are licensed to practice law. If the license number is unknown, contact the attorney registrar in the primary jurisdiction where the attorney is licensed.
  • The license number of the Pennsylvania attorney of record (sponsoring attorney). You may obtain the license number from the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board’s website:
  • The number, name and court of the Pennsylvania case on which the applicant attorney wishes to enter their appearance.
  • If the client being represented has been granted in forma pauperis status, evidence of this status must be attached to the application. Acceptable documentation includes a copy of the motion requesting or order granting leave to proceed in forma pauperis.

Once the admission form has been completed, click the PREVIEW button to review the application before you submit it. Print and/or save this PREVIEW file for your records.


The Board will process payments within three (3) business days of receipt of a completed application and admission fee. Same day processing is not available. The acknowledgement letter will be delivered to the applicant’s designated contact person and the attorney of record via the delivery method (email or fax) selected for each.


Pursuant to 204 Pa Code § 81.505.(a), no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

If you have any questions, please contact the PA IOLTA Board at 1-888-PA-IOLTA.

Pro Hac Vice

Out-of-state attorneys seeking to enter their appearance on a Pennsylvania case must pay an admission fee of $375 per case to the IOLTA Board prior to filing the motion with the court. Complete your pro hac vice application online and pay the $375 fee by check or credit card.

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