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ILLINOIS BOARD of ADMISSIONS to THE BAR

ILLINOIS BOARD of ADMISSIONS to THE BAR

Information & Applications » Rule 704A - Admission By UBE Transfer » General Information for Admission by Transferred Uniform Bar Examination Score under Rule 704A


Admission by Transferred UBE Score is authorized and governed by Illinois Supreme Court Rule 704A.

RULE 704A

ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL COMPONENT

The rules and all requirements of Newly-Admitted Attorneys can be found here: Supreme Court Rule 793c.

Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois information

Fee Payment Options

The $1,250 UBE Transfer fee may be paid in one of two ways. The fee may be paid by credit or debit card on our website after you have completed your online application. We accept Mastercard, Visa and Discover. A convenience fee will be added to each credit card payment. Warning: If your credit card charge is denied, your application will NOT have been electronically submitted. Alternately, the fee may be paid by cashier’s check, certified check or money order (US Dollars). The check/money order must accompany your external documents and must be postmarked within 14 days of the electronic application submission date. As you are responsible for the timely delivery of your payment and documents, we strongly recommend that you use a mail or courier service that will track the delivery of your package. UNACCEPTABLE forms of payment: personal checks, travelers checks, and corporate and law firm checks. Pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 706(j), filing fees are not refundable or transferable even if you withdraw your application or for any other reason.

Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)

MPRE. Rule 704A requires that you have passed the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) in Illinois or in any jurisdiction in which it was administered. You must have achieved a scaled score of 80 or more points. To register to take the MPRE or to transfer an MPRE to Illinois, visit the NCBE website at http://www.ncbex.org/exams/mpre/.

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