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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 July 2021 exam are accepted beginning Monday, May 10, 2021 (10:00 am ET) – Friday, May 28, 2021 (5:00 pm ET). THERE WILL BE NO LATE FILING PERIOD. 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. EXAM APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF PAYMENT IS RECEIVED AFTER THE FINAL DEADLINE.


Uniform Bar Exam Application Fees & Deadlines

Uniform Bar ExamJuly 2021 Applications Accepted: May 10 – May 28
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 20.


Uniform Bar ExamFebruary 2022 Applications Accepted: October 24 - November 18
First Time Applicant

$232.00 + additional NCBE Investigation fee

Laptop exam software fee (TBD)

Re-take Only

$232.00 (Exam Fee)

Laptop Exam Software Fee (TBD)

Accommodations Requests may be submitted beginning September 1, 2021. The deadline for accommodations requests is November 18, 2021.