Prior to the Exam
1. Character and Fitness Interview
Pursuant to Admission and Discipline Rule 12, all applicants must have a “Character and Fitness” interview. This interview must be conducted in person and must take place at least 30 days prior to the exam date. Unless otherwise notified by the BLE office, re-exam applicants who have previously had a Character and Fitness interview are not required to have another interview.
2. Dean’s Certification/Form C-3
A. The Dean’s Certification/Form C-3 must be received by this office 20 days prior to the exam.
B. A copy of Form C-3 may be found on our website (www.myble.courts.in.gov).
C. Provide the Dean of your law school with Form C-3 to be completed by him or her.
D. The original Form C-3 must be mailed by the Dean of your law school to:
State Board of Law Examiners
251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 550
Indianapolis, IN 46204
E. There is no waiver of the requirement of the Dean’s Certification/Form C-3. If we do not receive form C-3 by the deadline, you will not be permitted to take the exam.
All applicants must submit electronic fingerprints for a criminal records check to the Indiana State Police. For information, please go to: https://secure.in.gov/isp/2674.htm
The criminal records report from the Indiana State Police must be received the Wednesday prior to the exam.