180 East 5th Street, Suite 950
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

Phone: (651) 297-1857 | Fax: (651) 297-1196
Email: ble.cle.blc@mbcle.state.mn.us

Test Accomodations

Follow the instructions below to request non-standard test accommodations.

1. Breastfeeding mothers who request non-standard test accommodations are to follow these steps:

a. Review the Policy and Procedure for Breastfeeding-Related Requests During the Bar Exam

b. Submit a letter to this office stating the type of accommodations you are requesting. Do NOT fill out any of the accommodations forms listed below.

c. We will review your request and will post a notice to your Applicant Portal as quickly as possible stating whether your request is granted, modified, or denied

2. Disabled persons who request non-standard test accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act As Amended (ADAAA) and/or the Minnesota Human Rights Act are to follow these steps:

a. Review the Policy and Instructions for Requesting Test Accommodations

b. Fill out the appropriate forms shown below and include supporting documentation required by the forms

c. Submit completed forms (and documentation) along with your bar application and application fee

d. Please note that it may take time for you to gather documentation from your treating professional. You may wish to begin the process well before you plan to apply to take the bar exam. As soon as you submit the forms and documentation to this office, we will review your request and we will post a notice to your Applicant Portal as quickly as possible stating whether your request is granted, modified, or denied. Make sure to review the Policy and Instructions for Requesting Test Accommodations well in advance.

Links to Accommodation forms. Complete all forms that apply to you:

Accommodations Form 1 – Applicant Request for Test Accommodations
Must be completed by applicant

Accommodations Form 2 – Learning Disability Verification
Applicant must take this form to a qualified professional for completion and submission to Board office

Accommodations Form 3 – Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Verification
If applicable, Applicant must take this form to a qualified professional for completion and submission to Board office

Accommodations Form 4 – Psychological Disability Verification
If applicable, Applicant must take this form qualified professional for completion and submission to Board office

Accommodations Form 5 – Visual Disability Verification
If applicable, Applicant must take this form to a qualified professional for completion and submission to Board office

Accommodations Form 6 – Physical Disability Verification
If applicable, Applicant must take this form to a qualified professional for completion and submission to Board office

Accommodations Form 7 – Certification of Accommodations History
Applicant must have the educational institution(s) or testing agency complete this form and submit it to the Board office.

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