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Dues Payment Portal

When am I billed?
All those who owe received a paper invoice in late July, 2020. You may request a reprint from

Determine What You Owe
  • Typically, all attorneys owe mandatory dues of $75. The Sixteenth’s Tax ID is #58-1727392.
  • Those paying for a prior year, or paying after November 15 for the current year, should include a $15 service fee for late payment.
  • Those who wish to participate in the voluntary activities of the Durham County Bar Association owe an additional $125. The DCBA Tax ID is # 58-1489410.
Paying Online
When you are logged in you will be automatically prompted to make your payment through our secure Payment Portal. You can pay up to 30 days in advance. Click below to login. Be sure to have your NC State Bar ID number on hand before your start to pay.  It is typically a four or five digit number no higher than 65000. You can look up your ID number at the NC State Bar web page. (This is not the same as your NC Bar Association member number.)

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Refund Policy
There is typically no reason for an attorney to request a refund. Either a person is a member, or they are not, based on their address of record on file with the NC State Bar. If you pay one judicial district and move, you are waived-in to the new district without further payment for the current fiscal year. In unusual circumstances, such as a firm and individual payment for the same member, refunds are processed via check after a written request is made and authorized by the Treasurer, who can be reached at