The Inn requires that all prospective members join the Inner Temple by 31 May in the year in which they plan to begin the BPTC. For example, if someone intends to commence the BPTC in September 2019, they would be required to join the Inner Temple by 31 May 2019.  


The cost of joining an Inn is £100 and is a one-off payment

The Inner Temple Application Form for Admission requires you to declare:

  1. Your occupation
  2. Any previous convictions or bankruptcy charges
  3. That you have not applied to join another Inn
  4. Two Certificates from Referees: these should be from people of standing (former tutors, employers etc)

Applications should be submitted to the Inn by 31 May in the year in which you wish to commence your BPTC.  Applicants declaring convictions, cautions, academic or professional misconduct or Bankruptcy/individual voluntary agreements/director’s disqualification should apply well in advance of this deadline to ensure they have enough time to get through the admissions process.

Applicants are strongly advised to read all the guidance materials in the application pack before beginning the application process
The cost of joining the Inner Temple is £100 and is a one off payment.