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New Application Process in Utah


PLEASE READ THIS ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE STARTING A NEW APPLICATION

The Utah State Bar has implemented new procedures to streamline the application process. Applicants are no longer required to submit the following with their application:

  • FBI criminal background check/verification of request
  • Dean's Certificate
  • Certificate of Law School Graduation
  • Character Reference forms
  • Driver's History
  • Civil case documents
  • Criminal case documents
  • Traffic citations
  • Certificates of Good Standing (attorneys only)
  • Disciplinary Histories (attorneys only)

Please refer to the General Application Instructions for the type of application you will be filing, which can be found on the Information & Applications page. 



February 2023 Bar Exam Applications Available


The application for the February 2023 Bar Exam is now available.

Please keep in mind the following deadlines: 

  • Application filing deadline date – October 1
  • Late filing deadline date – October 15 (include a $100 late fee)
  • Final filing deadline date – November 1 (include a $300 late fee)


MPRE Test Dates


Every applicant to the Utah State Bar must earn a score of at least 86 on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examinations ("MPRE"). The MPRE is usually administered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners ("NCBE) three times a year in March, August, and November. Seats are limited, so please contact the NCBE and register for the MPRE as soon as possible.