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Bar Exam Guide: Palau

Guide to the Bar exam

The Basics

Components of the Palau Bar Exam:

The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)

The Multistate Essay Examination (MEE)

The Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

4 to 5 Locally Developed Essay Questions

Note: The exam includes the MBE and a written component that includes the MEE, the MPT, and locally developed essay questions. There is a separate minimum passing standard for each component. To pass the exam, an applicant must achieve a score of 120 or higher on the MBE and a score of 65 or higher on each individual component.


Palau does not offer admission to its bar through reciprocity.

Where to Find More Information:

Palau Supreme Court