Effective March 1, 2013, PACE applications must enclose a $25 application processing fee with the $250 ($225 for NFPA members) examination fee. These two fees may be combined on a single check.

Study materials for the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) are available through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA®) website:

NFPA Materials
Study Manual (The cost is $82.20 plus shipping and handling)
Candidate’s Application/Handbook (free, downloaded from the NFPA home page)

Get a Bundle Discount when you purchase both the Handbook and Study Manual ($95.10).

Tuition for the PACE Review Course is $395
Register through

PACE Overview Seminar (costs vary)
Sponsored by local associations

PACE Study Groups (free)
Sponsored by local associations

PACE practice exam ($50.00)

Other Materials
See Study Manual and/or Candidate’s Handbook for list of alternate references
Paralegal textbooks from paralegal programs (costs vary)
Class notes from paralegal program (free)