Virginia Bar Exam Information

Virginia Bar Admissions

Virginia Board of Bar Examiners

Shockhoe Center, Suite 225

11 South 12th Street

Richmond, VA 23219

Telephone: (804) 786-7490


The MBE counts for 40% of your score.  The Virginia questions count for 60% of your score.

Exam Dates

  • February 27-28, 2024
  • July 20-31, 2024

Bar Exam Format

The exam lasts two days.  On day one, nine essays and 10-20 multiple-choice or short answer questions are adminstered.  On day two, the Multistate Bar Exam is given. 

MPRE Score Requirement

The passing MPRE score in Virginia is 85.