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SCHEDULED WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

Please be advised that this website will be unavailable on Saturday, September 5, and Sunday, September 6, 2015, from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., due to website maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your patience....

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APPLICATIONS FOR THE FEBRUARY 2016 BAR EXAMINATION ARE NOW AVAILABLE

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DEADLINE FOR RULE 715 APPLICATIONS

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PRESS RELEASE MARCH 27, 2015

Board of Admissions to the Bar Announces Revised Schedule and Modified Increases in Passing Score for Bar Examination...

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THE RULES OF PROCEDURE HAVE BEEN AMENDED

The Rules of Procedure of the Board of Admissions to the Bar and the Committees on Character and Fitness have been amended by order of the Illinois Supreme Court entered September 12, 2014....

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PHOTO ID BADGE MUST BE WORN AT BAR EXAM

Each February 2016 bar applicant arriving at the bar exam site, upon presentation of valid photo ID (passport, state driver's license, or state ID card), will receive a Photo ID Badge that must be visibly worn at all times while on the exam premises....

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UIC FORUM PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION

Parking, Directions and Transportation information for the February 2016 Examination....

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IL Bar Admission Registration

IL Bar Admission Registration

All persons who wish to file any sort of application with the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar must first create a personal IL Bar Admission Registration account on this website.

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Laptop Program

February 2016 Laptop Program

REGISTRATION PERIOD OPENS 10:00 a.m. CDT January 6, 2016 REGISTRATION PERIOD CLOSES 10:00 a.m. CDT January 20, 2016**

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Information For Bar Exam Applicants

Information For Bar Exam Applicants

General information about the bar examination, nonstandard testing, deadlines and fees, and character and fitness, and application forms.

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Rule 705 Admission on Motion

Rule 705 Admission on Motion

Admission on motion is authorized and governed by Illinois Supreme Court Rule 705.

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Rules 715, 716, 717

Rules 715, 716, 717

General information about options for qualifying graduates of foreign law schools under Rule 715, limited admission of house counsel under Rule 716, and limited admission of legal ...

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MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

IBAB no longer authorizes the National Conference of Bar Examiners to transfer...

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MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

MPRE Score Transfer or Advisory

If you would like to have your MPRE score transferred to other jurisdictions...

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New Announcements
SCHEDULED WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

Please be advised that this website will be unavailable on Saturday, September 5, and Sunday, September 6, 2015, from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., due to website maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your patience....

Read More » 09/04/2015
Announcements
APPLICATIONS FOR THE FEBRUARY 2016 BAR EXAMINATION ARE NOW AVAILABLE

...

Read More » 08/04/2015
DEADLINE FOR RULE 715 APPLICATIONS

...

Read More » 05/05/2015
PRESS RELEASE MARCH 27, 2015

Board of Admissions to the Bar Announces Revised Schedule and Modified Increases in Passing Score for Bar Examination...

Read More » 03/27/2015
THE RULES OF PROCEDURE HAVE BEEN AMENDED

The Rules of Procedure of the Board of Admissions to the Bar and the Committees on Character and Fitness have been amended by order of the Illinois Supreme Court entered September 12, 2014....

Read More » 09/12/2014
PHOTO ID BADGE MUST BE WORN AT BAR EXAM

Each February 2016 bar applicant arriving at the bar exam site, upon presentation of valid photo ID (passport, state driver's license, or state ID card), will receive a Photo ID Badge that must be visibly worn at all times while on the exam premises....

Read More » 08/03/2015
UIC FORUM PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION

Parking, Directions and Transportation information for the February 2016 Examination....

Read More » 08/03/2015

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