Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination

Test Description: The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is a sixty question, two-hour and five minute, multiple-choice examination administered three times each year. Please refer to the MPRE Information booklet for more information.

Eligibility: The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is required for admission to the bars of all but three US jurisdictions. Passing scores, which are established by each jurisdiction, currently vary between 75 and 85. Applicants are advised to contact the jurisdictions directly for the most current information regarding passing scores, rules, and policies. Web sites for many of the jurisdictions can be accessed via the NCBE website using the following address:

Online Registration: Applicants can access the online MPRE registration only through their NCBE Number accounts at Applicants who already have an NCBE Number may log in to their accounts and proceed to the online MPRE registration. Applicants who have not previously requested an NCBE Number must first create an NCBE Number account before they can access the link to register online for the MPRE.

An applicant who registers online for the MPRE will receive e-mail confirmation when his or her MPRE registration is processed.

Telephone Registration: Applicants are strongly encouraged to use online registration. Applicants who apply by telephone may not be able to access their Admission Tickets or their score reports online. To register by telephone, applicants must call LSAC at (215) 504-3886. Paper application forms are not available.

Test fees: For applications received on or before the regular receipt deadline, the fee for the MPRE is $73. For those who apply after the regular receipt deadline but before the late receipt deadline, the fee is $146.

ID Requirement: Examinees testing within their country of citizenship (American students) any government-issued identification such as passport, driver's license, state ID, and military ID are all acceptable. If you are not testing in your own country of citizenship, you MUST bring your passport in order to be tested.

Test Dates
Test Date Registration Opens
March 28, 2015 December 15, 2014
August 15, 2015 December 15, 2014
November 7, 2015 December 15, 2014

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