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Bar Exam Fees & Deadlines

Exam applications are ONLY accepted during the designated application period. Applications for admission by the July 2022 in person exam are accepted beginning Thursday, May 12, 2022 (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 2023 Bar Exam - Application will open April 5, 2023 and close on May 16th. There is no late filing period. Late applications will not be accepted.
First Time Applicant$232.00 + additional NCBE Investigation fee
Re-take Only$232.00

Accommodations Requests  will be accepted beginning March 24, 2023 at: The deadline for submitting requests is May 16, 2023. Late requests will not be accepted.


Uniform Bar ExamFebruary 2023 Registration Period 11/1 thru 11/30
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 October 21, 2022. The deadline for accommodations requests is November 30, 2022.