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District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Bar Exam Fees

Exam applications are ONLY accepted during the designated application period. Applications for admission by the February 2022 in person  exam are accepted beginning Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (9:00am ET) and will close when all seats are filled. Applications will be accepted by applicants on the wait list as seats become available.Pay by credit card, debit card, or E-check. All bank card transactions are subject to a separate non-refundable transaction fee of 2.5%. There is a non-refundable transaction fee of $1.00 for payments by E-check.


Uniform Bar Exam Application Fees & Deadlines

Uniform Bar ExamJuly 2022 Bar Exam - Application will open May 12th. The closing date is contingent upon seating capacity and will be announced.
First Time Applicant$232.00 + additional NCBE Investigation fee
Re-take Only$232.00

Accommodations Requests are due at the time of application or no later than May 22, 2022.


Uniform Bar ExamFebruary 2022 Applications Accepted: November 2, 2021 until all seats are filled.
First Time Applicant

$232.00 + additional NCBE Investigation fee

Laptop exam software fee $150.00

Re-take Only

$232.00 (Exam Fee)

Laptop Exam Software Fee $150.00

Accommodations Requests may be submitted beginning September 1, 2021. The deadline for accommodations requests is November 29, 2021.