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Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
General Instructions for completing the bar examination application

You should print out and keep this checklist for your reference. It will assist you in completing the application process. You do not have to submit it with your application. Print Checklist Only



[    ] You must have the FREE Adobe Acrobat® Reader 8 to have the ability to save completed forms. See How to use Acrobat® fillable forms.
[    ] Print the application on 8 ˝" x 11" paper only. You must mail a completed hard copy of your application along with the required attachments and the appropriate filing fee to the Committee. You cannot file electronically.  Instructions for filing requirements and deadlines, and fees.
[    ] Answer every question unless the application expressly says you may skip that question. Do not merely refer to attached documents (such as driving abstracts) – respond to the question completely.
[    ] Be sure you sign and date your application and have it properly notarized.
[    ] Be sure you complete all the required forms when you submit your application.
[    ] You may wish to review the FAQ section of the Committee’s web site for answers to common admission-related questions. There are links to various helpful materials and web sites.
[    ] Make sure you enclose a CERTIFIED CHECK or MONEY ORDER for the appropriate filing fee payable to "Connecticut Bar Examining Committee." Personal checks, corporate or law firm checks are not acceptable and will be returned.
[    ] If you need non-standard testing accommodations to take the bar examination, you must submit the petition and supporting documents by the application filing deadline.
[    ] Keep a copy of everything you send to the Committee for your future reference.
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Mail (or bring) your application to:

Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
100 Washington Street, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06106-4411
Directions to Bar Examining Committee Office

Office hours: Monday - Friday  8:30am - 4:30pm*
*except state holidays


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