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Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners

Bar Admissions

Admission to the Practice of Law

All persons who wish to file any sort of application with the Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners must first create a personal Oregon Bar Admission Registration account on this website.

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Laptop Registration

Laptop Registration is closed for the February 2023 Oregon State Bar Exam.

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Rules regarding the Oregon State Bar Admissions

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Deadlines and Fees

Filing Deadline February Exam Fees July Exam Fees
Timely November 15 $750 April 15 $750
Late Filing December 15 $375 May 15 $375
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Applicants for Admission

General Information regarding exam types is available on the Applications & Information Page

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Limited Practice for Lawyers

Lawyers licensed to practice law in other U.S. states and territories or outside of the U.S may be eligible for limited licenses to practice in Oregon:

  • House Counsel
  • Foreign Law Consultants
  • Temporary Practice Program
  • Pro Hac Vice
  • Arbitration
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Admissions has a New Homepage

The Admissions Department of the Oregon State Bar & ILG have created a New Online Admissions Experience...

Read More 03/13/2023

New Bar Exam Application Features & Process

An overview of the new application process and getting to the submit button and beyond...

Read More 03/15/2023