Bar and MPRE Deadlines

Bar Exam Application Filing Deadlines

If your Application for Certification of Fitness is pending, then you are not yet eligible to receive a Bar Examination Application. In order sit for the Georgia Bar Examination, you must submit a Bar Examination Application to the Board of Bar Examiners. Please be mindful of the following filing deadlines:

Bar Examination Regular Application Filing DeadlinesBar Examination
November 4, 2019-January 2, 2020February 25-26, 2020
April 6-June 3, 2020July 28-29, 2020
November 9, 2020-January 6, 2021February 23-24, 2021
April 5-June 2, 2021July 27-28, 2021

Please use this link to review deadlines, fees and the process for submission of both the Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law in Georgia; and the Bar Examination Application.


The MPRE is administered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). The examination is administered three times per year at established test centers across the country. The purpose of the MPRE is to measure the applicant’s knowledge and understanding of established standards related to a lawyer’s professional conduct. For MPRE Registration Information, go to the website of the National Conference of Bar Examiners at