2019 July Exam

Exam Dates: July 30-31, 2019
Filing deadline: April 15, 2019
Absolute deadline: May 30, 2019
  (with $350 late fee)

Filing Dates: (See Rule 4.05)

The filing deadline is April 15, 2019.

Filing Location:

Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR

Application Fee(s): (See Rule 4.10)

Application Fee: $750.

Investigation Fee

$425 - For first-time applicant admitted in another jurisdiction and $375 for applicants admitted in another jurisdiction who reapply within one year and have previously paid $425 within that year.

Late Filing Fee

$350 - Payable by each applicant who files application after the filing deadline. See Rule 4.05.

Late Filing

$350 additional filing fee due at time of filing application. See Rule 4.10 (3). Note: No late applications will be accepted after December 15. The late applications and all fees must be received by the office of the Board of Bar Examiners on or before December 15 in order to be considered by the Board. (See Rule 4.05, No Exceptions Will Be Made, Regardless Of Cause.)

Examination—All Applicants

July 30, 2019
— Six Essay Questions and Two Multistate Performance Test Question (MPT)

July 31, 2019
— Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)— 200 Multiple-Choice Questions

Place Of Examination

Use the following link for a discounted hotel rate:
Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217

Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination

Your attention is drawn to Rule 7.05 regarding the Professional Responsibility Examination. (MPRE). Each applicant must pass the Professional Responsibility Examination as well as the Bar Exam prior to admission. The Oregon Bar Exam and the MPRE must be passed within 24 months of each other. Applicants must receive a scaled score of 85 or more to pass the MPRE.

Applicant Must Be Recommended For Admission

Rule 6.15 Applicant must be recommended by a majority of the Board of Bar Examiners. Subject to review by the Supreme Court, an applicant may not be admitted to the practice of law in Oregon unless at least a majority of the total membership of the Board of Bar Examiners considers the applicant to be qualified as to the requisite character, learning and ability.


Office of the Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 231935
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday. For your convenience, we suggest that you call before traveling to the Oregon State Bar Center as, at times, the office is closed.

Telephone: (503) 620-0222, Exts. 310, 364, 419
Oregon Toll Free In-State: 1-800-452-8260, Exts. 310, 364, 419