Request Reinstatement From Inactive Status
Inactive members may request reinstatement to the State Bar of Texas at any time.
Submit a written request stating that you have not practiced law in Texas during the fiscal period that you were an inactive member. A fiscal period (and the State Bar of Texas dues year) is June 1st through May 31st.
Include a check or money order made payable to Clerk, Supreme Court of Texas, or a credit card authorization form to charge your credit card.
To determine your fees for the current fiscal period, please call our Membership Department at 800-204-2222, ext. 1383.
Credit Card Authorization Form [PDF]: Download and fill out this form.
You must also update your MCLE status with us.
Did Not Practice Statement [PDF]: Download and fill out this form.
Attach all your documents and mail or fax to:
State Bar of Texas
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, Texas 78711-2487
Fax your documents and credit card authorization to: (512) 427-4424.
Please allow 5-10 business days to process your request and receive your confirmation letter and new bar card.