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California Bar Exam Dates and Deadlines

Upcoming July, 2016 California Bar Exam

Fees and Deadlines- 

Applicants who took and did not pass the February, 2016 Bar Exam
Filing Deadline                                              Fee                  Application

Tuesday, May 31, 2016                            $677              General Applicant.
                                                                  $983             Attorney Applicant

Bar Exam On-Time Enrollment Deadline to sign up for the July, 2016 CA Bar Exam

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Laptop Fee                                                          $153              Laptop Fee

Moral Character Application                                $551              Fitness Application

Application for Extension of Determination         $265             Extension Time Moral Character Application

FINAL FILING DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2016 (late fees apply) for the July, 2016 California Bar Exam

All applications and fees, including any late fees in effect, must be received in the Office of Admissions no later than the Final Filing Deadline on June 15, 2016.

Late Filing Fees:
$50 Late Filing Fee April 2, 2016-April 29, 2016
$250 Late Filing Fee April 30, 2016-June 15, 2016


Tuesday, July 26, 2016                         Day 1              CA Bar Exam-3 essays
                                                                                      +  3-hour Performance Test 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016                    Day 2              200 Multistate Questions

(MBE Day) (Out-of-State Attorneys practicing for 4 consecutive years, do not need to take this portion of CA Bar Exam). However, please check with the Office of Admissions, State Bar of California to determine if you qualify for the California Attorney’s Exam). https://www.calbarxap.com/

Thursday, July 28, 2016                      Day 3              CA Bar Exam-3 essays
                                                                                    +  3-hour Performance Test
Additional Official Information and Help:

Official California Bar Exam information link:

For communication and most recent, up-to-date official information on the California Bar Exam, please visit the California bar examiners’ page: