Transfer UBE Score (Rule 7C)

Under Rule 7C, an applicant who has received a scaled score of 260 or higher on the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) in another UBE jurisdiction may apply for admission to Minnesota without examination.

Requirements

You must meet the following minimum requirements to apply under Rule 7C:

  • Have an NCBE certified UBE score of 260 or higher earned in another UBE jurisdiction*
  • Submit an application to Minnesota within 36 months of the date of the qualifying examination you are using as the basis for admission
  • Have a JD degree from an ABA-approved law school, or if a practicing attorney, qualify under the non-ABA degree rule
  • Receive a good character and fitness recommendation from the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners
  • Receive an MPRE scaled score of 85 or higher or submit a score at a later date as per Rule 4E
  • Meet all other Rule 4 General Requirements for Admission

If you are licensed in another jurisdiction, you must:

  • Be in good standing in each jurisdiction where you are licensed to practice law
  • Provide required documents from each jurisdiction where you are licensed as required by Rule 4D

See Rule 7C for additional guidance.

*Applicants interested in applying before receiving their bar exam results should review Rule 7C(2).

Apply

Motion applicants who have already begun completing the paper version of the bar application prior to the Online Bar Application’s launch on June 3, 2022, will be permitted to submit a paper application until October 1, 2022. If you intend to submit your application after October 1, 2022, you must use the online application. No paper applications will be accepted after that date.

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