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NEW JERSEY BOARD of
BAR EXAMINERS
Independence - Integrity - Fairness - Quality Service

Fees & Deadlines

Applications must be completed and mailed (postmarked) to the Board of Bar Examiners in accordance with the following fee schedule.

If a deadline falls on a Sunday or a holiday, the application must be postmarked the following day.

Bar Exam Applications Postmarked/Hand Delivered Deadlines
Filing Deadline
February Exam
July Exam
Fees
Timely
October 1 - October 31
March 1 - March 31
$575
First Late
November 1 - November 15
April 1 - April 15
$850
Final Deadline - No Exceptions
November 16 - November 30
April 16 - April 30
$1100

 

ADA Testing Accommodation Applications Postmarked:
February Bar Exams
July Bar Exams
November 30
April 30

 

 

Bar Exam Re-application Postmarked/Submitted/Hand Delivered Deadlines - ONLY applicants taking the exam immediately preceding the exam for which you are registering
February Exam
July Exam
Fees
Re-application - After July Bar Exam Results
Re-application - After February Bar Exam Results
 
APPROXIMATELY 30 DAYS after the release of results.
Exact dates will be provided to re-applicants
APPROXIMATELY 30 DAYS after the release of results.
Exact dates will be provided to re-applicants
$575

 

Each candidate must either pay by credit card or include a non-refundable cashier's check or money order with his or her application for admission to the bar examination. The cashier's check or money order is to be made payable to the Secretary, Board of Bar Examiners. Personal checks or cash are not accepted. Applications received without payment (either attached to the application or online if paid by credit card) will be considered late.  The applicant may be required to petition the Court and/or pay a late fee.  Application fees are non-refundable.

 

Miscellaneous Bar Fees
Wall License
 $40
Replacement of Wall License
 $40
Replacement of Wall License for Name Change
 $40
Request for Return of Failure Essay Books
 $40
Certificate of Good Standing
 $10