Kentucky Jurisdictions Change JurisdictionAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingGuamNorthern Mariana IslandsPalauPuerto RicoVirgin Islands Kentucky has announced that they intend to first administer the NextGen bar exam in July 2027. Visit https://www.ncbex.org/exams/nextgen to learn more about the new exam. Kentucky requires the following NCBE exams: MBE, MEE, MPT, and MPRE. Visit the NCBE Study Aids Store to purchase the Bar Exam Everything Value Pack which includes MBE, MEE, and MPT study aids; and MPRE study aids to help prepare for Kentucky exams. Bar Admission Agency Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions 1510 Newtown Pike, Ste. 156Lexington, KY 40511-1255 Phone: (859) 246-2381 Fax: (859) 246-2385 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit Website Bar Exam Eligibility, Deadlines, and Fees ABA-Approved Law School J.D. Required No Details Foreign Law Graduate Eligibility Yes Details Bar Exam Application Filing Deadlines Details February 2024: First filing deadline Oct. 1 February 2024: Late filing deadline Dec. 1 July 2024: First filing deadline Feb. 1 July 2024: Late filing deadline Mar. 10 / May 10 Bar Exam Application Filing Fees Details UBE Adoption UBE Adoption Yes UBE First Administration Date February 2021 UBE Minimum Passing Score 266 UBE Jurisdiction-Specific Component No Bar Exam Components Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) Yes Accepts Transferred MBE Scores No Multistate Essay Examination (MEE) Yes Multistate Performance Test (MPT) Yes Jurisdiction-Drafted Exam No MPRE Requirements MPRE Required Yes MPRE Minimum Passing Score 80 MPRE Score Time Parameters Details Admission on Transferred UBE Score Admission on Transferred UBE Score Yes Effective Date February 2021 Minimum Score 266 Maximum Score Age 5 years Jurisdiction-Specific Component No Admission on Motion Rules Provide for Admission on Motion Yes Details Legal Education and Reciprocity Requirements Details Number of Years of Practice Required 5 of past 7 Character & Fitness Investigations This jurisdiction does not use NCBE's character and fitness services; please contact Kentucky for filing instructions.