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Arkansas 3 years before exam or 1 year after.
Colorado MPRE scores may be earned no more than 2 years prior to filing application. MPRE need not be completed prior to filing an application.
Connecticut Within 4 years before or within 1 year after the date the applicant files his/her application for admission to the Connecticut Bar.
Delaware Within 4 years preceding the year in which the applicant passes the Delaware Bar Examination.
Florida Within 25 months of the date of the administration of any part of the examination that is passed.
Hawaii MPRE must be taken and passed not earlier than 2 years before or officially reported to the Board no later than 1 year after the date of
notification of passing the Hawaii Bar Examination.
Indiana Within 2 years before or after the date the applicant successfully takes the Indiana 2-day essay bar examination.
Iowa 3 years from when MPRE was taken.
Kansas Failure to successfully complete the MPRE within 180 days following the date an applicant took the bar examination will negate the
results of such bar examination and require reapplication for admission and reexamination, including the payment of all fees required.
Louisiana A passing MPRE score is valid for 5 years from the date of the examination. However, an applicant who has been admitted to the bar of
another state, passed the MPRE in fulfillment of the bar admissions requirement(s) of the applicant’s state(s) of admission, and complied with the
continuing legal education requirements of the applicant’s state(s) of admission will be considered to have satisfied the requirement.
Maine An applicant for admission by examination must have taken and obtained a passing score on the MPRE within 15 years prior to the date on
which the application is filed.
Massachusetts The MPRE score report is a filing requirement and therefore it must be taken and passed prior to applying for admission.
Mississippi Within 24 months before or within 1 year after the date of administration of the Mississippi Bar Examination at which the applicant
receives a passing result.
Missouri An applicant must provide proof of a passing score within 1 year after the date of written notification of having passed the bar

Montana Within 3 years from when the MPRE was taken or 9 months after successful completion of the Montana Bar Examination.

Nebraska 5 years after the release of the passing score.

Nevada MPRE scores will not be accepted earlier than 3 years preceding the year in which an applicant passes the examination and not later than
3 years after the year in which an applicant passes the bar examination.

New Mexico Within 5 years before filing a first application for admission.
New York Applicants must take and pass the MPRE within 3 years either before or after passing the New York Bar Examination, measured from
the date the applicant sat for each exam.

North Carolina Up to 2 years prior to exam, or within 12 months after the beginning day of the exam.

North Dakota MPRE scores earned earlier than 5 years preceding receipt of an application will not be accepted. If the MPRE is taken after 

submission of an application, a score of 85 or higher needs to be earned within 2 years after receipt of an application for admission or the rule on
automatic withdrawal of an incomplete application may be triggered.

Oregon Within 24 months of passing the Oregon Bar Exam.

Rhode Island Applicants seeking admission under Article II, Rule 1 (admission on examination) must have achieved the required minimum MPRE
score within the 5 years prior to the application deadline for the bar examination.

South Carolina MPRE must have been taken within 3 years of date on which application is filed.
South Dakota Within 28 months prior to next scheduled exam.

Tennessee Applicants must receive a passing score within 2 years of passing the Tennessee Bar Exam, unless licensed and in good standing in
another U.S. state or territory; if so, then an MPRE score dated outside the 2-year period may be provided. 

Texas Any time prior to, or within 2 years after, passing the Texas Bar Exam.

Vermont Within 3 years before or 1 year after the date on which applicant successfully sat for UBE.

Virginia Within 2 calendar years prior to or after passing the Virginia Bar Examination.

Washington MPRE score must be earned no more than 3 years prior to or 40 months after the successful UBE.

West Virginia 25 months from successful bar examination or from application for admission on motion.

Wyoming Applicant must submit evidence of a passing score.

Guam Within 2 years before or after the test date.

Northern Mariana Islands Within 3 years prior to or 6 months after taking the bar examination.

Palau 5 years from the date of the exam.

Virgin Islands MPRE scores obtained in another jurisdiction may be accepted provided that the scores certified are no more than 5 years old.

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