Write a formal letter addressed to the GENERAL SECRETARY of the Nigerian Bar Association stating your request and whom the letter be addressed to.

Attached the following to your application:

  1. A photocopy of your call to Bar Certificate
  2. Evidence of payment of practicing fee for the past five (5) years including the current year.
  3. Evidence of payment N10, 000 (Ten Thousand Naira) administrative fee, payable into the account below;

Bank: Access Bank plc (NBA Administrative Account)

Account Name: Nigerian Bar Association

Account Number: 0694192944

Sort Code: 044081179

CLICK HERE to pay your backlog BPF




Step 1:

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Step 2:

In this step, you’ll need to enter your enrollment number. After doing so, select your name from the drop-down list by simply clicking on it. This action will turn the arrow on the right into a checkmark, confirming your selection. Once that’s done, click on the “Next” button at the bottom to proceed to Step 3.

Step 3:

On the next slide, please double-check your information to ensure that you’ve selected the correct enrollment number. If everything looks correct, click the checkbox to acknowledge that the provided information is indeed yours. To continue, click the “Next” button. If you need to make corrections, use the “Back” button to return to the previous slide.

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Final Step:

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Thank You

Registered Delegates

Young Lawyers

Early bird registration for the 2024 Annual General Conference for lawyers who are within 1 to 9 years post call ends on July 31 2024.