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Puerto Rico bar exam information

General exam information
Exam typeNon-UBE
MBE
MEE
MPT
Jurisdiction-specific component
Upcoming registration datesTBA

What is the Puerto Rico bar exam?

Puerto Rico has its own bar exam known as the general revalidation examination. Administered by the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, the exam tests examinees’ knowledge of the laws of Puerto Rico. Examinees must pass the general revalidation examination to demonstrate that they possess the minimum skills necessary to practice law in Puerto Rico. The exam is administered in Spanish, but applicants can answer the questions in Spanish or English.

What is the Puerto Rico bar exam format?

The general revalidation exam is a 2-day exam that includes 184 multiple-choice exercises and 8 essay or discussion questions. On the first day, multiple-choice exercises are administered. On the second day, discussion questions are administered.

The exam tests examinees’ knowledge in the following areas of law:

  • Administrative law
  • Constitutional right
  • Family right
  • Right of succession
  • Real estate registry law
  • Criminal law
  • Probation law (evidence)
  • Real rights
  • Ethics and professional responsibility
  • Obligations and contracts (special contracts)
  • Civil procedure
  • Criminal procedure
  • Damages and losses (extra-contractual liability)

Puerto Rico bar exam information

Below is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) that provides helpful information to Puerto Rico bar examinees.

What are the Puerto Rico bar exam dates?

The general revalidation examination is administered twice per year—in March and September.

When do I need to register for the Puerto Rico bar exam?

For the latest deadline updates, please contact the Examining Board of Aspirants to the Practice of Law and Notary.

What are the fees for the Puerto Rico bar exam?

The admission cost for the general revalidation examination is $300. For more details on fees, please visit the District of Puerto Rico website.

When will I receive my Puerto Rico bar exam results?

General revalidation examination results are available approximately 10 to 12 weeks after the administration of the exam.

What is the statewide pass rate for all exam takers in Puerto Rico?

49% (July 2022 exam)

Please note that this is not the pass rate for Quimbee Bar Review, but rather the average for all people who took the bar exam in Puerto Rico. To see Quimbee Bar Review's pass rates, please go here.

What is the Puerto Rico bar exam contact information?

The Examining Board of Aspirants to the Practice of Law and Notary is the entity that assists the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico in regulating the legal profession. Through this board, you will register for the exam, receive exam information, and obtain your score.

Phone: (787) 289-0170 

Email[email protected] 

Websitehttps://poderjudicial.pr/tribunal-supremo/junta/

How do I get Puerto Rico bar exam news?

News and information about Puerto Rico’s general revalidation examination can be found on the website of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

What is the best Puerto Rico bar exam prep course?

Quimbee does not provide state-specific coverage for the Puerto Rico bar exam, but you can use Quimbee Bar Review to supplement your prep. All of the course material for Quimbee Bar Review is available from your computer.

Puerto Rico Bar Practice Tests

Quimbee’s course offers several full-length practice MBEs and thousands of MBE practice questions—many licensed directly from the NCBE.

Puerto Rico Bar Study Guide

With Quimbee, you’ll watch Quimbee's beautifully designed video lessons, practice multiple-choice questions to test what you've learned, and read through Quimbee's expert-written outlines. And true understanding isn’t just answering a question correctly. You need to know why you got a question right or why you got a question wrong. Quimbee provides you with detailed explanations for every practice question so that you can understand the difference between the correct and incorrect answers. 

Quimbee’s outlines provide comprehensive coverage of all MBE subjects. Quimbee Outlines are written by experts and are perfectly tailored to the NCBE’s subject matter outlines, so you can be confident you’re studying only the material that’s tested on the bar exam.

So, if you’re wondering how to pass the Puerto Rico bar exam, check out Quimbee Bar Review, and you’ll see why Quimbee is the best supplemental course available.

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