Virginia's Judicial System

Procedures for Obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing from the Clerk of the Supreme Court

If you are an attorney who is presently licensed in the Supreme Court of Virginia, and in good standing with the Virginia State Bar, you may request a Certificate of Good Standing from the Clerk's Office. That request needs to be made in writing to:

Supreme Court of Virginia, Clerk's Office
100 North 9th Street, 5th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Please be sure to include your full name, Virginia State Bar number, check for $15.00 (made payable to Clerk, Supreme Court of Virginia) and a self addressed stamped envelope.

Once your request is received it will be processed and returned within three to five business days. If there is a need for an expedited certificate, please send your request with a 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.

If you have any further questions, please call the Clerk's Office at 804-786-2251.

This page last modified: February 16, 2006