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Rule 14-712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.

(a)Application and admission timing. Anapplication may be filed at any time. Processing the application and characterand fitness investigation require a minimum of four months to complete.

(b)UBE score transferability. AnApplicant who has taken and completed the UBE in a single administration in ajurisdiction other than Utah may transfer the UBE score by filing anapplication provided:

(b)(1)the Applicant meets all the requirements of Rule 14-703or Rule 14-704;

(b)(2)the Applicant has not been denied by any jurisdictionon character and fitness grounds;

(b)(3)the UBE score is 270 or above; and

(b)(4)the Bar receives the Applicant?s UBE score no later than nine months after thefiling of the application. To transfer a UBE score, an Applicant must send awritten transfer request, along with the prescribed fee, to the NCBE.

(c)Time limits on transferability. Transferringthe UBE score is subject to the following time limits:

(c)(1)the UBE score is transferable for all Applicants onlyif the application is filed within 36 months of the administration of the UBEin which the passing score was earned;

(c)(2)the UBE may be transferable for up to five years from the administration of theUBE in which the passing score was earned if the Attorney Applicant can proveby clear and convincing evidence that they have been admitted to a U.S. state,territory, or the District of Columbia and has been Actively engaged in theFull-time Practice of Law as defined in Rule 14-701 for at least one-half ofthe time period since the score was earned.  

 

Effective September 1, 2020.