FEE AND JURISPRUDENCE TABLE

The table below contains the various fees and jurisprudence requirements needed to get compact privileges in each of the active compact states. Make sure to review all the eligibility requirements and the step-by-step process to obtaining compact privileges before proceeding through the compact process. Jurisprudence exams are administered by the state and must be taken and successfully passed in most states prior to applying for a compact privilege.

*Please note additional fees may be charged by the jurisdiction to take their state jurisprudence exam.

 

PT Compact State State CP Fee Commission CP Fee Total CP Fee Jurisprudence Exam Requirement Jurisprudence Website (outside link) Active Duty Military/Spouse/Veteran State Fee Waiver
Arizona $0 $45 $45 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
Register for the Arizona Jurisprudence Examination through the FSBPT here.
You must subsequently also send an email including your name, address and FSBPT ID to veronica.cardoza@ptboard.az.gov requesting access to the Arizona jurisprudence exam for the purpose of obtaining a compact privilege.
Official Arizona Policy on Jurisprudence Requirement to get compact privileges
N/A
Arkansas $50 $45 $95 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The Arkansas jurisprudence exam is available online here. Make sure to select Online Jurisprudence Exam and then check that you do not yet have a license number. No state fee waivers
Colorado $50 $45 $95 None Colorado does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. No state fee waivers
Georgia $65 $45 $110 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The Georgia Jurisprudence Assessment Module (GA JAM) is available online here. No state fee waivers
Iowa $60 $45 $105 None Iowa does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. State fee waived for active duty military and military spouse
Kentucky $50 $45 $95 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The Kentucky jurisprudence exam has a separate registration for compact privilege seekers that is available online here. State fee waived for active duty military
Louisiana $95 $45 $140 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
Registering for an account is required to access and complete the Louisiana jurisprudence exam here. Make sure to select “Compact Privilege User” when completing the form and remember contact information must be updated through the Louisiana website and ptcompact.org within 30 days of such changes in accordance with Compact Rules. State fee waived for active duty military and military spouse
Maryland $125 $45 $170 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial Only)
A PDF of the Maryland jurisprudence exam is available here.
Completed forms should be emailed to mdh.bpteadmin@Maryland.Gov to be graded.
No state fee waivers
Mississippi $150 $45 $195 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial Only)
The Mississippi jurisprudence exam is available online here. You will need to register for an account on their site to access the exam. State fee waived for active duty military and military spouse
Missouri $20 $45 $65 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
A PDF of the Missouri jurisprudence exam is available here.
Completed forms should be emailed to licensure@pr.mo.gov or faxed to 573-751-3166 to be graded.
State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse, and veteran
Montana $50 $45 $95 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial Only)
A PDF of the Montana jurisprudence exam is available here.
Completed forms should be emailed to dlibsdptp@mt.gov to be graded.
No state fee waivers
Nebraska $35 $45 $80 None Nebraska does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse, and veteran
New Hampshire $65 $45 $110 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The New Hampshire Jurisprudence Assessment Module (NH JAM) is available online here. No state fee waivers
North Carolina $52 $45 $97 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The North Carolina jurisprudence exam is available online here. You will need to register for an account on their site to access the exam. State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse, and veteran
North Dakota $40 $45 $85 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The North Dakota jurisprudence exam is available online here. No state fee waivers
Oklahoma $55 $45 $100 None Oklahoma does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse and Veteran
Oregon $50 $45 $95 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial Only)
The Oregon Jurisprudence Assessment Module (OR JAM) is available online here. No state fee waivers
Tennessee $25 $45 $70 Must be passed within 30 days after CP issued
(Initial & Renewal)
The Tennessee jurisprudence requirement is a course that must be completed with 30 days after the compact privilege is issued. Details on registering for the course are sent by the TN PT Board approximately a week after the CP is issued. No state fee waivers
Texas $50 $45 $95 Must be passed before applying for CP
(Initial & Renewal)
The Texas Jurisprudence Assessment Module (TX JAM) is available online here. State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse, and veteran
Utah $47 $45 $92 None Utah does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. State fee waived for active duty military
Virginia $50 $45 $95 None Virginia does not require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. No state fee waivers
Washington $45 $45 $90 Must be passed before applying for CP (Initial & Renewal) The Washington jurisprudence exam is available online here. No state fee waivers
West Virginia $50 $45 $95 None West Virginia does require a jurisprudence exam to obtain compact privileges. State fee waived for active duty military, military spouse, and veteran

 

 

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