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The Different Policies of Various State Bar Associations Regarding the Transfer of MBE Scores from One Jurisdiction to Another

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One major motivator for students to focus a large portion of exam preparation time on the Multistate Bar Examination is for students to have a standardized test result applicable to multiple state bar admissions. In addition, certain conditions are added by local bar associations which students must satisfy in order to transfer their scores from an MBE taken in one jurisdiction to another bar association.
 
MBE scores from one jurisdiction to another

The following list mentions such conditions according to state bars and has been noted from the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements for 2012 released by the ABA and National Conference of Bar Examiners (Remember, you may be able to transfer scores from a state that is unlisted to other states that are listed depending on the specific state rules. For example, you may be able to transfer your MBE scores from California to other states even though California does not accept MBE scores from another jurisdiction.):

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State-wide Differing Conditions for Accepting MBE Scores from Another Jurisdiction

Alabama: If scores are higher than 140, they may be transferred within 20 months from the time of taking the MBE

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