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

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

Forms

Click on a category, or scroll through the entire list.

Minnesota Bar Application and Registration Form
Supplemental Bar Application Forms
Character and Fitness
Miscellaneous
Custom Photo ID Card
Laptop Information & Laptop Registration Form
Non-Standard Test Accommodation Forms

Minnesota Bar Application and Registration Form

All applicants applying for admission to the Minnesota Bar must complete the Bar Application:

Registration form (must be mailed in with the Bar Application)
Minnesota Bar Application

Save a copy of the application to your computer before filling it out. If you fill it out while it’s open within your internet browser, you may lose information if you accidentally navigate away from the application.

The application must be typed. Handwritten applications will be returned.
Do NOT staple your application or attachments.

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

Character and Fitness

Criminal History Contact Information
Driving Record Contact Information
Request for Transcripts of Tax Returns (IRS) – 4 Years (if requested by Board)
Request for Transcripts of Tax Returns (IRS) – 8 Years (if requested by Board)
Minnesota Authorization to Release Tax Information – 6 Years (if requested by Board)

Miscellaneous

Change of Address
Change of Name (this form is not accepted via the portal; you must mail it in)
General Information (use for questions and updates)
Other Employment (Section 7 of Bar Application)
Other Residence History (Section 11 of Bar Application)
Sample Affidavit

SECTIONS BELOW ONLY FOR APPLICANTS SEEKING ADMISSION BY MINNESOTA BAR EXAMINATION

Signed Photo ID Card

A signed photo ID card must be sent in along with the application for the Minnesota Bar Examination. Photos will be made into an ID badge to be worn during the exam.

Photo ID card template: Click here and print out the photo ID card, affix photo and submit to the Board office along with the bar application.

Laptop Testing

February 2019 Laptop Instructions
February 2019 Laptop Registration Form
February 2019 Laptop Confirmation Information

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 – Applicant Request for Test Accommodations
To be completed by applicant

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

 

Some documents require a PDF reader to view properly.