PLEASE NOTE: From 1st April 2019 the admission application for student applicants has switched to an online system. 

You are advised to apply using the new online system, however if you have already started to complete the old paper application we will continue to accept applications submitted in hard copy until 30 April 2019.  


Students may apply for admission to the Middle Temple either from the second year of their undergraduate law degree onwards, or once they have a confirmed place on the GDL/CPE (or equivalent conversion course.

Graduates of universities outside the UK: you must obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Bar Standards Board before you can be admitted to an Inn of Court. Please include a copy with your application.

Deadline for applications

All students must be admitted to an Inn before they can be registered on and attend a BPTC.

The Middle Temple accepts applications for admission all year round.  However, students are required to submit their application to join an Inn by 31 May of the calendar year in which they intend to start the BPTC

Applications will be processed in the order they are received (providing they are complete).  If you submit an application after this deadline there is no guarantee that you will be admitted by the start of the academic year.

Admission fee

The Admission Fee to join the Middle Temple is currently £105. Payment is required as part of the application process. If, for any reason, an application is not processed a full refund will be issued.

Register for an account

In order to apply for admission, you must first register on our website. Once you have registered, log in and then click the link below to start your application.

Application Form

For general enquiries regarding student admission, please contact us on 020 7427 4800 or