West Virginia Judiciary

Board of Law Examiners

Fee Schedule and Other Requests

Personal checks, business checks, certified checks, and money orders are accepted and must be made payable to “State of WV.” The Board of Law Examiners does not accept credit cards at this time. At the direction of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the following rates shall be in effect beginning July 1, 2017.

Additional fees charged by agencies other than the West Virginia Board of Law Examiners but which may be required by the Board in completing the application process include, but are not limited to, a National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) Character Report Fee, Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) testing fees, a fee to have a Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) score transferred from another state to West Virginia, a fee to have a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) score transferred from the NCBE, or a fee for an equivalency evaluation (required of graduates of a law school outside of the United States). Travel expenses which may be incurred as a result of the application process might include travel for character interviews, for the West Virginia Bar Examination, and for the Supreme Court Admission Ceremony.

The following fees are payable only after eligibility for admission has been established: