Florida Bar Examination

Bar Exam Information

NOTE: Bar exam information is subject to change without notice. Please verify with Florida bar examiner’s office.


2024: February 27-28, July 30-31

The Florida Bar Exam is a 2-day exam.

Day 1:

  • Three essay questions (AM).
  • 100 multiple-choice questions (PM).

Day 2:
Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), a 200-question, multiple-choice exam (100 questions in the AM, 100 questions in the PM).

Florida Board of Bar Examiners

Tippin-Moore Building
1891 Eider Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Phone: (850) 487-1292
Fax: (850) 414-6822

Website: www.floridabarexam.org

Subjects Tested

Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

Florida Essay Subjects

Equitable aspects of all subjects tested

Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

Multistate Performance Test “Closed universe” practical questions using instructions, factual data, cases, statutes and other reference material supplied by examiners.

Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam

MPRE A scaled score of 80 is required. MPRE scores are accepted only if the MPRE and the general bar exam are taken within 25 months of each other.


MBE and Florida essay/multiple-choice scores are each weighted 50% in order to determine if applicant has achieved a passing score. An average scaled score of 136 will be required. 

If applicant only takes one part of the exam, then a score of 136 or higher must be achieved on that part.


Acceptance of MBE Score

Applicants can transfer MBE scores attained in other jurisdictions provided the score meets the minimum passing scaled score of 136 and the score was attained within 25 months.

Admission on Motion

Florida does not provide for admission on motion. Examination is required of all applicants.

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