UBE

No. The UBE is more than the sum of its components. It is uniformly administered, graded, and scored by the jurisdictions that adopt it. The fact that a jurisdiction administered the MEE, MPT, and MBE does not qualify the score as a UBE score.

All jurisdictions that administer the UBE accept transferred scores. Jurisdictions may begin accepting transferred UBE scores prior to or after their first administration of the UBE. View jurisdiction profiles using our interactive map. Contact the jurisdiction to which you are seeking admission to verify that jurisdiction's requirements for accepting transferred UBE scores.

You should review charts 6 and 10 of the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admissions and view jurisdiction profiles using our interactive map. Contact the bar admissions authority in the jurisdiction to which you seek admission for specific information and to verify that the information in charts 6 and 10 is up-to-date.

You should contact the bar admissions authority in the jurisdiction to ask if the UBE is under consideration. Contact information for jurisdictions can be found by selecting the jurisdiction from our interactive map.

Yes. Each jurisdiction makes its own character and fitness decisions. You must complete the application forms and meet the admission requirements, including approval of your character and fitness, as determined by the jurisdiction to which you transfer a UBE score.

Administering and grading the examination uses the jurisdiction’s resources, so it is for each UBE jurisdiction to decide whether it will allow persons who are not seeking admission there to sit for the examination.

You must have an NCBE Account to request NCBE score services. If you do not know whether or not you have an NCBE Account, use the NCBE Account Lookup before proceeding. View our Score Services page for instructions about MBE, MPRE, and UBE score services.

Yes, UBE jurisdictions will accept transferred scores that meet their own passing standards whether or not the score met the passing standard in the testing jurisdiction, assuming all other admission requirements of the jurisdiction are met. Select a UBE jurisdiction from our interactive map to view its passing standard.

If you did not have an NCBE Account when you sat for the exam, create an account to request score services. We will locate your score using other pieces of biographic information. You must have provided sufficient biographic information on your answer sheet at the time you tested. NCBE may refuse to provide score services if your scores cannot be identified with confidence.

Select a jurisdiction from our interactive map to view its requirements for admission by transferred UBE score. Contact the bar admission agency in the jurisdiction to which you seek admission for specific information.

You must take the examination in a UBE jurisdiction to earn a portable UBE score. If the jurisdiction in which you tested had not adopted the UBE at the time you took the exam, you did not earn a UBE score, even if that jurisdiction administered the MEE, MPT, and MBE. You might be able to transfer your MBE score to a UBE jurisdiction and sit for only the MEE and MPT (and local component, if the jurisdiction requires) to seek admission in that jurisdiction, but you will not earn a portable UBE score if you do so.

Yes, provided the UBE score was earned within any time limits set by the jurisdiction regarding the maximum age of transferred UBE scores. Select a jurisdiction from our interactive map to view its maximum age for transferred UBE scores. You should contact the bar admission agency in the jurisdiction to which you seek admission for specific information.

Yes, provided the non-UBE jurisdiction accepts transferred MBE scores. Select a jurisdiction from our interactive map to view its bar exam components and whether it accepts transferred MBE scores.

Yes, provided the UBE jurisdiction accepts transferred MBE scores. NOTE: If you transfer a concurrent or prior MBE score to a UBE jurisdiction, however, you will NOT earn a portable UBE score. You must take all portions of the examination (MEE, MPT, and MBE) in the same UBE jurisdiction and in the same exam administration to earn a portable UBE score.

No, not if you want to earn a portable UBE score. UBE applicants must take all portions of the examination (MEE, MPT, and MBE) in the same UBE jurisdiction and in the same exam administration to earn a portable UBE score.