Applying for Nonstandard Testing Accommodations for the Bar Exam in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations on the Massachusetts Bar Examination for qualified applicants with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodation.

Board of Bar Examiners


Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm M-F.


The Details

What you need

This application packet contains 7 separate forms. Submit the required Forms 1 & 7, and those forms and documents that pertain to your particular disability. Review the information below to ensure that you submit a complete request. A checklist is provided in Section V of Form 1, to be submitted with your application. All required forms and documentation must be submitted together on or before the Petition filing deadline for the bar exam for which accommodations are requested.  Forms are listed below.

How to apply

Send completed application and supporting documentationfor nonstandard testing accommodations, in duplicate,  to:

The Board of Bar Examiners
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse - 1st flr.
24 New Chardon St.  
Boston, MA 02114




Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse, 24 New Chardon St. 1st flr., Boston, MA 02114


Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm M-F.



(617) 542-5943


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