Application & Exam Information


Step 1 – Complete the NBTA Application

  • Complete NBTA’s online application in its entirety to become eligible for one of the next NBTA examinations.
  • For an overview of items you will need on hand to complete your application click here.

Step 2 - Register for the NBTA Examination

  • Saturday, March 28, 2020 Civil Trial, Criminal, Family, Civil Practice or Truck Accident Exam (registration deadline for this exam is: March 7, 2020).  To register for our next exam, please download and complete this form.
  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 Social Security Disability Exam (registration deadline for this exam is: April 25, 2020) To register for this exam, please download and complete this form.

NBTA has developed a specially designed guide to facilitate your preparation for the exam. The information below will answer your questions about the NBTA exam and address your concerns about this step of the certification process. Please choose the link for your chosen specialty.

Civil Trial Exam Information Packet

Criminal Trial Exam Information Packet

Family Trial Exam Information Packet

Social Security & Disability Exam Information Packet

Civil Practice Exam Information Packet

Truck Accident Exam Information Packet