Certified Paralegal Examination Application Form - CC

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Complete this on-line form and submit payment by credit card.

You will still need to send information to NALA Headquarters to complete the application. This includes official transcripts showing the date of completion of your formal education, and original signed attestations from your attorney/employer or school official.

By clicking "Submit" below, the application form is submitted to NALA Headquarters. Another page will open with payment instructions and a link to a transmittal form that you may use to send the additional documentation.

Click here to read the rules and regulations regarding the filing of an application for the Certified Paralegal examination. This includes filing deadlines, fee information, testing center information, and a link to detailed examination rules.

For a complete list of the rules and regulations governing the Certified Paralegal examination program, click here. The rules include the requirements for maintaining certification, and disciplinary rules and procedures.

Before you begin . . . applicants may qualify under one of 3 categories.  Click on the links below for a description of the category and a check list of information needed to complete the application.

Completion of Paralegal Education Program A Bachelor's Degree in any Field Plus One Year's Experience or Paralegal Education Seven Year's Experience
Category 1 Category 2 Category 3


The Certified Paralegal examination is administered in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Any special requests must accompany this application form.

Effective August 2001, the Certified Paralegal examination program has been approved by the Veterans Administration under the new licensing and certification benefit. The VA will pay the examination fee for qualified veterans. For further information, see www.gibill.va.gov.