Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
100 Washington Street,1st Floor
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-4411
Hearing and speech-impaired applicants: 711 or 1-800-842-9710
E-mail the Bar Examining Committee
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm*
*except state holidays
Frequently Asked Questions Related to the October 2020 Remote Bar Exam in CT – Updated 9/17/2020
August 18, 2020: The Connecticut Bar Examining Committee is pleased to announce that it has entered into a reciprocity agreement with New York. Currently, Connecticut has entered into reciprocal agreements with the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and Vermont for the portability of scores from the October 5th-6th, 2020 remote bar examination.Previous Notices Regarding the July/Fall 2020 Bar Examination
February 2020 Bar Exam Results
Filing Period and Deadlines for February 2021 Bar Examination
The application filing period and applicable filing deadlines for the February 2021 bar examination have been revised and are listed below. The application and forms for the February 2021 bar examination will be posted at a later date. Foreign legal educated applicants must submit a Petition for Determination on Foreign Education no later than December 1, 2020, in order to be eligible to apply for the February 2021 bar examination. See instructions for filing petition for determination on foreign education.
Important Regulation Changes– Effective January 6, 2020 - PDF
Important Regulation Changes– Effective April 13, 2020 - PDF
The Connecticut Bar Examining Committee was established in 1891. Practice Book Rule 2-3 provides for a Committee of twenty-four members charged with the responsibility of determining whether candidates are qualified to be admitted to the Connecticut bar. The Committee prepares and administers the bar examination and investigates the character and fitness of each candidate for admission. The Committee recommends to the court those who have passed the bar examination, possess good moral character, and have complied with the rules of court and the regulations of the Committee governing admission to the bar.