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NOTICE to ALL February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam Applicants Registered to use their laptop at the upcoming exam:

The MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is NOT compatible with the Laptop security software, and MacBook Pros with Touch Bar will NOT be allowed at the February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam.

If you downloaded the laptop software on a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to use at the upcoming bar exam, you must re-install the software on a compatible computer. Please contact Mike Wallen at the Board 804-367-0412 or log on to www.exam4.com/support/ if you have any questions or are unsure how to download the laptop software on a different computer.

PLEASE BE ADVISED that if you bring a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to the exam, your computer will be confiscated, and you will be required to handwrite the exam. NO substitute laptops will be made available at the exam site.

Admission Without Examination

INCREASE IN ADMISSION WITHOUT EXAMINATION FEE:

On March 1, 2017, the fee for Admission Without Examination will increase from $1800 to $2200.

In order to avoid the increase in fee, you must do the following:
  • Complete and submit your online application no later than February 28, 2017.
  • Send your printed application to the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. Your completed application MUST be received no later than March 10, 2017.
If your online application is submitted by February 28, but your printed application is not received in the office on or before March 10, 2017, you will be contacted to submit the additional fee, and your application will not be processed until the correct fee is received.
February 2017 Bar Examination

Email Confirmation: Email confirmation of Application receipt for February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam - more information

Application Processing: Application processing and notification of items required for February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam - more information

Instruction Letters:
     February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam Instructions (Handwriting) - more information
     February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam Instructions (Laptop) - more information

Laptop Registration: February 2017 Virginia Bar Exam Laptop Program - more information

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