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Bar Exam Cycle Calendar

Admission Fees & Deadlines (Administrative Order PDF)

February ExamJuly Exam
Exam Application Timely FilingAug 15 - Oct 31Jan 15 - Mar 31
Exam Application Late Fee and Close**Nov 1 - 30April 1 - 30

Exam Retake Reapplication Timely Filing***

Opens the second Friday in October
Opens the second Friday in May

Exam Retake Reapplication Late Fee and Close***

Nov 1 - 30June 1 - June 5
Laptop/Computer Registration - Approximately 6 weeks prior to examJanuary June 15 - 30
Exam Instructions and Information Memo to Applicants Late JanuaryEarly July
Evidence of Graduation DueFebruary 1 June 15

UBE Administration - Next: February 2024

    Last Tu/W of Feb

    Last Tu/W of July

    UBE Score Release - July 2023 Exam Results: October 13, 20232nd Friday in May2nd Friday in Oct

    **Note: Applicants awaiting score results from the most recent exam administration should not start a new exam application until after they receive their exam scores.

    ***NOTE: Arizona Applicants who submitted an application to sit for the immediately preceding Arizona UBE and are eligible under Rule 35(c) to test again for the up-coming exam, may complete the Bar Exam Short Form Reapplication during the establish application window.

    Computer-Based Testing Registration

    ADA Accommodations Information

    Application Preparation Reminders:

    The following reminders are provided to assist you in being prepared to apply for the upcoming exam. Please refer to the attached sample application document and review the checklist below. Supplemental documentation will not be accepted by our office prior to receiving your online submission.

    Exam Application Checklist

    Current Rules of Admission

    FAQs - Please read the Frequently Asked Questions before contacting Attorney Admissions

    Forms available for printing and signature:

    Also, please be reminded of the following items which are not required to apply or sit for the exam, but are your responsibility to provide to complete the admission process (see sample application document for more details):

    References Note: Please provide e-mail addresses for your references and notify them they should expect an e-mail from for reference verification. Failure to provide email addresses or providing incorrect email addresses will delay the time it takes to process applications.

    Courtesy Seating: is offered and is limited to testing room capacity and not guaranteed.