Upcoming Exam Information: 

When: June 15, 2024

Time: 12:00pm et - 2:00pm et

Where: Held virtually via Zoom

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Note: Students graduating in May/June 2024 may apply even if they do not yet have their official transcript. However, exam results will be held until the official transcript can be provided. 

Study Session: Free - held two hours prior to the exam


Please a take a moment to review the eligibility criteria here


Find the application here.

Find the application Instructions here.

Study Materials

Free study materials can be found here.

What to Expect

KPA provides a guide on what to expect; click here.

All applicants are encouraged to read the guide as linked above. Selected portions are provided below.

 Taking the Exam

  • Time to take exam: Two (2) hours 
  • Style of Exam: 40 true/false or multiple-choice questions on the subject of Ethics 
  • Exam Material: 
    • Questions on the exam are permutated from the study material documents.
    • It is important that candidates read all study guide material provided in preparation for the examination.
  • Passing Score: A minimum passing score of 70% is required to earn the Certified Kentucky Paralegal credential. 

Applying for the Exam

  • Registration Fee: $100.00
  • Where to send the completed application: Fully completed application, registration fee, and supporting documentation may be mailed to the below address. Our address is unable to accept certified mail. Do not send via Certified Mail. Any mail sent certified is returned to sender by USPS. 

Kentucky Paralegal Association

C/O CKP Exam

P.O. Box 2675

Louisville, KY 40201-2675

  • Postmark Date: Applications are deemed received as of the postmark date. 
  • Review of Application: Applications are reviewed by the KPA Certification Committee (KPACC). Applicants can expect a response to their application within 2-4 weeks of the post-mark date. Response will be sent via email. 
  • Notice of Intent for Constructive Credit Form: Found here


If you have additional questions regarding the KPA's Certified Kentucky Paralegal Program, please contact the Kentucky Paralegal Association Certification Committee (KPACC) directly at 


Kentucky Paralegal Association
P. O. Box  2675
Louisville, Kentucky 40201-2675

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