Admissions News

July 2023 Swearing-in Ceremonies

North Bar Ceremony – October 18, 2023, 3:00 p.m. (A reception will follow the ceremony)

Nevada Supreme Court – Second Floor

201 South Carson Street

Carson City, NV

South Bar Ceremony – October 20, 2023, 3:00 p.m. (A reception will follow the ceremony)

Las Vegas City Hall

495 South Main Street

Las Vegas, NV

February 2024 BAR EXAM:

The February 2024 bar exam will be administered in Las Vegas on February 27-29, 2024.  The main Las Vegas site will be at the South Point Hotel & Casino.  Accommodated applicants will test at the State Bar of Nevada, Las Vegas office. Information about making hotel reservations at the South Point Hotel & Casino during the February 2024 bar exam will be posted when it is available on this website at

The application is open.  The first deadline to submit an application is October, 1, 2023. The second deadline that includes a $550 late fee is December 1, 2023. No applications will be accepted after December 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.  All fees are non-refundable.

The Admissions Department must receive your certified transcript from your law school showing the conferral of your Juris Doctorate no later than February 10, 2024 or you will not be permitted to sit for the February 2024 bar exam (SCR 55(2)).

COMPUTER TAKERS: 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.  There are no exceptions.

Overview of the July 2023 Nevada Bar Exam

In this video, Rick Trachok, Chair of the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners, gave a presentation where he explains the format, grading, tips for success, and other details about the July 2023 Nevada Bar exam.

The State Bar of Nevada seeks proctors to help administer the Nevada Bar Exam.

Read the Nevada bar exam proctor job description and qualifications.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying to be a Nevada bar exam proctor, email Assistant Director of Admissions, Dean Fernandez, 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.