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Bar Exam Application Forms

The July 2019 Application for Examination and Admission to the Idaho State Bar, along with complete information for this process, are available in fillable PDF format. You will need Acrobat Reader to open and print the documents. Please submit all forms on white paper.  Do not staple or paper clip your materials.

Idaho authorizes applicants to use a laptop computer for the essay portion of the bar exam.  For more information about Examplify, click on the ExamSoft Idaho State Bar Custom Homepage at

Includes information for completing the application. Please print these instructions and keep them for future reference.

Only original applications will be accepted.

Request a Fingerprint Card, complete all information and return the card with the application.

Submit two forms for each application.

Submit two forms for each law school attended.

Copy one for all references listed on the application.

Complete both pages.

Complete this form and pay the $125 laptop registration fee in order to use a laptop on the essay portion of the Idaho Bar Exam.

Request a Copy of a Previously Filed Application

The Idaho State Bar charges a $25.00 fee to obtain a copy of a previously filed application. Please submit a written request and the $25.00 fee for each copy to:

Admissions Department
Idaho State Bar
PO Box 895
Boise, ID 83701

Be sure to list the name and mailing address for the receipt of each copy and whether a certified statement should accompany the copy.

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