The Declaration of Intent to Study Law must be filed by all persons who have begun their law study at ABA-approved schools in Texas and intend to apply for licensure in Texas.
Your Declaration must be filed or postmarked by October 1st to be considered timely-filed. A $150 late fee will be imposed on all Declarations filed after October 1st.
The TX BLE office is not open on weekends; if you would like to hand deliver your completed application by the end of the Monday, October 1st business day, the TX BLE office is located at:
You're encouraged to arrive well in advance of the 5 PM closing time.
Late-filing Declarants may file at any time prior to or concurrent with the filing of their In-State Application to Take the Texas Bar Exam.
If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the UT Law Special Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than seven business days prior to the event.