Initial Deadline for February 2019 Exam: December 3

As the Initial Deadline to submit the Tennessee Application (first-time or re-exam) for the February bar examination and pay the filing fee ($575 for first time; $375 for re-exam) falls on a Saturday, the Initial Deadline for the February 2019 examination is Monday, December 3, 2018. Payment must be received by 4:30 p.m., CST, for your application to be paid by the Initial Deadline. The Final Deadline for submission of all application documents and payment, including submission of the NCBE Application for background investigation and payment of the NCBE fee, is Thursday, December 20, 2018. 

Applicants who submit the Tennessee Synergy application and pay the filing fee to the Board of Law Examiners on or before the Initial Deadline will receive notice of any missing, non-conforming or incorrectly submitted documents prior to the Final Deadline. Applicants who submit the Tennessee Synergy application and fee after the Initial Deadline will not receive notice of missing, non-conforming or incorrectly submitted documents by email or by telephone. Staff will not respond to email or phone calls regarding a complete application for applications submitted after the Initial Deadline.