Alabama The transferred UBE score will be valid for a period of 25 months from the date of administration of the UBE in the jurisdiction in which the transferred score was earned.
Alaska 5 years preceding the date of application to the Alaska Bar Association.
Arizona 5 years prior to taking oath in Arizona.
Colorado Applicants with UBE scores older than 3 but less than 5 years may apply for admission based on the UBE score plus a period of active law practice for at least 2 years immediately preceding Colorado application.
Illinois The official UBE score submitted to Illinois must have been obtained in the preceding 48 months from the date of properly submitted application to Illinois.
Iowa Any applicant may transfer a qualifying UBE score without a showing of prior legal practice if the score was from a UBE administered within 2 years immediately preceding the transfer application filing date. An attorney applicant may transfer a qualifying UBE score up to 5 years after the examination was taken upon proof that the applicant regularly engaged in the practice of law for at least 2 of the last 3 years immediately preceding the transfer application filing date.
Kansas 36 months preceding date of application.
Maine 3 years from the date of the second day of the UBE taken in the other UBE jurisdiction.
Maryland 3 years with the time period beginning to run on August 1 following a July exam and March 1 following a February exam.
Massachusetts 36 months from the date of the exam administration in which the score was earned.
Michigan Within 3 years immediately preceding the UBE in Michigan for which the applicant would otherwise sit.
Missouri The official score must have been attained on a UBE exam administered within 5 years preceding the date the application is submitted.
Nebraska 3 years from UBE score release date.
New Hampshire An applicant who earned a UBE score more than 3 years but less than 5 years prior to the date the motion for admission by transferred UBE score was filed must establish that he or she has been primarily engaged in the active practice of law for at least 2 years in another state, territory, or the District of Columbia, in which the applicant was a member in good standing and authorized to practice law during the entire 2-year period.
New Mexico 36 months from the date of the exam administration in which the score was earned.
New York 3 years from the date of the second day of the UBE taken in the other UBE jurisdiction.
North Carolina Applicants must have taken the UBE within 3 years preceding the filing date of the application and achieved North Carolina’s minimum passing score.
North Dakota 2 years from the date of the exam in the jurisdiction where UBE score was earned.
Oklahoma Applicants with UBE scores older than 3 years but less than 5 years may apply for admission based on the UBE score plus a period of active law practice for at least 2 years immediately preceding the Oklahoma application.
Oregon The applicant must have earned the passing scaled score on an exam taken no more than 36 months prior to the date of application for admission or demonstrate that the applicant has been lawfully engaged in the active practice of law for at least 2 of the 3 years immediately preceding the date of application. Transferred UBE scores must have been earned on or after July 1, 2017.
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania will begin administering the UBE in July 2022. The maximum age of UBE score has not yet been determined at time of publication.
Rhode Island Qualifying UBE scores shall be accepted if earned within 2 years of the date of application.
South Carolina For a UBE administered in February, this 3-year period shall begin on March 1st following the examination; for a UBE administered in July, this 3-year period shall begin on August 1st following the examination.
Tennessee 3 years from release of grades in Tennessee for the test administration of the score transferred (generally, the first Friday of April for the February exam or the first Friday of October for the July exam); however, if score has expired but applicant has been engaged in the active practice of law for 3 of 5 years immediately preceding the application, the score may be transferred for up to 5 years.
Texas 2 years from the date of the UBE administration or within 5 years from the date of the UBE administration if the applicant can provide evidence of active substantial law practice for at least 2 of the 3 years preceding the date of application for admission.
Utah Utah accepts all UBE scores earned within 36 months of the date of the UBE administration. For applicants with UBE scores that are older than 36 months, Utah will accept UBE scores for up to 5 years with proof of the full-time practice of law.
Vermont The passing UBE score must be from an administration no more than 3 years before the date of the application for admission or—if the applicant has been actively engaged in the practice of law for at least 2 years in another US jurisdiction in which the applicant was a member in good standing—no more than 5 years before the date of the application. Also, the passing score must have been achieved at an administration of the UBE occurring no later than 5 years after the applicant graduated from law school or completed the Law Office Study Program.
West Virginia 3 years preceding the date of application to the West Virginia Board of Law Examiners.