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Minnesota Online Bar Application
Printable Forms Required for Online Application
Online Bar Application Amendment Forms
Affidavits of Good Character
Miscellaneous
Additional Bar Exam Applicant Forms
Non-Standard Test Accommodation Forms
Supplemental Bar Application Forms (Paper Application)

Minnesota Online Bar Application

All applicants applying for admission to the Minnesota Bar must complete the Online Bar Application. A sample blank application may be found below (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. More information may be found here):

Sample Minnesota Bar Application

Printable Forms Required for Online Application (Sec. 13)

Applicant Statement
Authorization and Release
Certifications and Signature

Online Bar Application Amendment Forms

Form 1: Violation of Law
Form 2: Traffic Violation
Form 3A: Family Proceeding
Form 3B: Restraining Order Proceeding
Form 3C: Civil Proceeding
Form 3D: Administrative Action
Form 3E: Other Legal Proceeding
Form 4: Support Obligation
Form 5A: Current Debt or Judgment
Form 5B: Past Delinquent Debt
Form 6: Bankruptcy
Form 8A: Current Tax Debt
Form 8B: Past Tax Debt
Form 8C: Current Unfiled Taxes
Form 8D: Late Filed Taxes
Form 9: Employment Matter
Form 10: General Narrative
Form 11: Under Court Jurisdiction
Form 12: Academic Matter
Form 13: Other Licenses
Form 14: Professional Conduct
Form 15: Licensing Matter
Form 16: Narrative
Form 17: Essential Eligibility Requirements

Education (Section 2)
Other Bar Applications and Exams (Section 3)
Employment History (Section 7)
Practice as Solo Practitioner (Section 7)
Years of Practice Eligibility (Section 8)
Attorney References (Section 9)
Character References (Section 10)
Residence History (Section 11)
U.S. Military Service (Section 12)

Affidavits of Good Character

Affidavits of Good Character may either be notarized or include the following language immediately above the signature block: “I declare under penalty of perjury that everything I have stated in this document is true and correct.” The declaration will be accepted without notarization. Samples of both forms are included below.

Sample Affidavit (Notary)
Sample Affidavit (Declaration)

Miscellaneous

Applicant’s Obligation (paper application only)
Authorization and Release
Change of Address
Change of Name
General Information (use for questions and updates)
Other Employment (Section 7 of Bar Application)
Other Residence History (Section 11 of Bar Application)
Minnesota Authorization to Release Tax Information – 6 Years (if requested by the Board)
Request for Application Copy (use to request a copy of your filed bar application)

SECTIONS BELOW ONLY FOR APPLICANTS SEEKING ADMISSION BY MINNESOTA BAR EXAMINATION

Additional Bar Exam Applicant Forms

Signed Photo ID Card

Photo ID card template

Laptop Testing

Laptop Registration Form

Non-Standard Test Accommodation Forms and Instructions

Instructions for Requesting Test Accommodations
Policy and Instructions for Requesting Test Accommodations
Policy for Breastfeeding-Related Requests During the Bar Exam

Accommodations Form 1 – Requests for test accommodations should be submitted by completing Section 5 of the Online Bar Application. If you were unable to do so or an issue has arisen after applying, a copy of the request form can be found here.

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

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

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

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

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

Accommodations Form 7 – Certification of Accommodations History
To be completed by an educational institution or testing agency

SECTIONS BELOW ONLY FOR MOTION APPLICANTS COMPLETING A PAPER APPLICATION PRIOR TO OCTOBER 1, 2022

Supplemental Bar Application Forms

Complete the specified forms if you have a “yes” answer to specific questions on the Bar Application. The application question will reference the form number that you need to complete.

Form 1: Criminal Matters (4.01, 4.02, 4.05, 4.06, 4.07) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 2: Traffic Violations (4.02) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 3: Civil Actions (4.05, 4.06, 4.07, 4.25, 4.26) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 4: Administrative Actions (4.05, 4.06 and 4.07) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 5: Debts Past Due (4.20, 4.24, and 4.25) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 6: Bankruptcy (4.27) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 7: U.S. Military Service (12.00) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 8: Past or Current Tax Debt (4.22) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 9: Practice as Solo Practitioner (7.00) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

Form 10: General Narrative (for all “Yes” answers not listed) Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32word

 

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