Allowed Bar Items

The following items are the ONLY items allowed into the exam testing room without prior written approval by the Board. For permission to bring an item into the exam room not listed below, you must submit a Medical Accommodation Request Form.

Allowed Items Essay Testing Day
  • Photo ID
  • Black or Blue Ink Pens
  • Set of Soft Foam Ear Plugs
  • Packet of Tissues
  • Keys
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Eyeglasses (without case)
  • Cash/Credit Card
  • Laptop Registrants must also bring:
  • Laptop
  • USB-C to USB Adapter (permitted)
  • Laptop Electrical Plug
  • 6+ foot Extension Cord
Allowed Items MBE Testing Day
  • Photo ID
  • #2 Pencils with Erasers
  • Additional Eraser
  • Set of Soft Foam Ear Plugs
  • Packet of Tissues
  • Keys
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Eyeglasses (without case)
  • Cash/Credit Card

The quantity of each allowed item and important instructions pertaining to a specific exam can be found in the Letter of Instruction, which is posted on our website about two months prior to the date of the exam.