Admissions News


The July 2023 bar exam will be administered in Las Vegas and Reno on July 25-27, 2023.  The Las Vegas site will be at the South Point Hotel & Casino.  The Reno site will be at the Lawlor Events Center at UNR.

The first deadline to submit applications without paying a late fee was March 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT.  From March 2, 2023 through May 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT, applicants will be charged a $550 late fee in addition to paying the normal fees.

No applications will be accepted after May 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS, other than for February 2023 applicants who need to re-take the July 2023 bar exam.  More information on that re-application process will be provided after test results for the February 2023 bar exam are released in May 2023.  All fees are non-refundable.

On March 17, 2023, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order approving the July 2023 Bar Exam grading protocols and guidelines.

Overview of the February 2023 Nevada Bar Exam

In this video, Rick Trachok, Chair of the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners, and Joan Howarth, Bar Examiner, give a presentation at the William S. Boyd School of Law on February 3, 2023, where they explain the format, grading, tips for success, and other details about the February 2023 Nevada Bar exam.

Overview of the Nevada Bar Exam Application Process


You will not be permitted to take the Bar Exam on computer if you fail to sign-up to take the exam by computer on your application and pay the $150 computer registration fee at that time, fail to submit the required documentation 21 days after the date of the transmission of your supplemental package from the Admissions Department, or fail to perform the MANDATORY steps listed in the ILG registration by 5:00 p.m. PT on Friday, February 10, 2023.  Computer takers will receive an email from ILG on January 3, 2023 with the registration instructions.  There are no exceptions.

The Admissions Department must receive your certified transcript from your law school showing the conferral of your Juris Doctorate by no later than February 10, 2023 or you will not be permitted to sit for the February 2023 bar exam (SCR 55(2)).

Information about making hotel reservations at the South Point Hotel & Casino during the February 2023 bar exam can be found on this website at

Examples of Passing Answers

The State Bar of Nevada offers answers receiving high scores from the past several bar exams for applicants to review online. For more information please visit our Example of Passing Answers page

Graduates of Non-ABA Law Schools

The Admissions pages include information for foreign-educated applicants, and other non-ABA law graduates, seeking a Functional Equivalency Certification.