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Testing Schedule and Registration


2020 Onsite Testing Schedule:  

Date Location

October 17 - 18, 2020

Cleveland, OH

November 14 - 15, 2020

Jacksonville, FL

December 12 - 13, 2020

Atlanta, GA 


2021 Tentative Onsite Testing Schedule: 




January 9-10, 2021

Columbia, SC

February 6-7, 2021

Little Rock, AR

March 13-14, 2021

Atlanta, GA

April 17-18, 2021

Charlotte, NC

May 15-16, 2021

Columbus, GA

June 26-27, 2021

Little Rock, AR


to be determined - convention site

August 21-22, 2021

Cleveland, OH

September 18-19, 2021

St. Louis, MO

October 16-17, 2021

Toronto, Canada

November 13-14, 2021

Jacksonville, FL

December 11-12, 2021

Atlanta, GA


From the CALENDAR on the Right, Select the Testing Event for Details and Registration Form for the following tests: 



CVR, CVR-S, CM, CM-S Test Registration
RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration
RVR, RVR-S, RVR-M and RVR-M-S Test Registration
CLT and CLS Registration
Georgia Certificate of Completion



Broadcast Captioning and CART Testing:

RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration                                                                                              

Realtime Verbatim Reporter or Realtime Verbatim Reporter -Master:


Important Testing Documentation - Download and Read Prior to Testing:

Certified Verbatim Reporter CVR, CVR-S, CM, CM-S Policies & Procedures  (Revised 10/22/19)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter RVR, RVR-S, RVR-M and RVR-M-S (Revised 10/22/19)
Registered CART Provider - Master RCP-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 10/17/2019)
Registered Broadcast Captioner - Master RBC-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 10/17/2019)
Certified Legal Transcriptionist CLT Policies & Procedures (Revised 10/17/2019)
Certified Legal Scopist CLS Policies & Procedures (Revised 10/17/2019)
Georgia Licensure Exam - Administered by NVRA GLE Policies & Procedures (Revised 10/17/2019)

Certification Application for Current NCRA Members

NCRA Certified Members Application



Key to Testing Abbreviations:

Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR)
Certified Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (CVR-S)
Certificate of Merit (CM)
Certificate of Merit - Stenotype (CM-S)
Military Verbatim Reporter (MVR)
Military Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (MVR-S)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter (RVR)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (RVR-S)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Master (RVR-M)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Master - Stenotype (RVR-M-S)
Registered Broadcast Captioner - Master (RBC-M)
Registered CART Provider - Master (RCP-M)
Certified Legal Transcriptionist (CLT)
Certified Legal Scopist (CLS)

Voice writers work as CART providers and Captioners nationwide.  Voice writing court reporters are able to practice in state court systems in the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona (with VR system), Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington, DC.  In addition, voice writing court reporters work in the Federal Judicial System nationwide, the Military Court System internationally, and the U.S. Congress.

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