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2018-19 Onsite Testing Schedule:  

Certification Testing - Click Testing Event Below for Details and Registration Form for the following tests: 


Title Start Date End Date Event Type Where
SAVANNAH, GA: August 17-18, 2019 08-17-2019 08-18-2019 Testing Savannah, GA
PARMA (Cleveland), OH: September 14-15, 2019 09-14-2019 09-15-2019 Testing Cleveland, Ohio
KANSAS CITY, MO: October 12-13, 2019 10-12-2019 10-13-2019 Testing Kansas City, MO
JACKSONVILLE, FL: November 2-3, 2019 11-02-2019 11-03-2019 Testing Jacksonville, FL
ATLANTA, GA: December 7-8, 2019 12-07-2019 12-08-2019 Testing Atlanta, GA

Register for Broadcast Captioning and CART Remote Testing:

RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration                                                                                              


Important Testing Documention - Download and Read Prior to Testing:

Certified Verbatim Reporter CVR, CVR-S, CM, CM-S Policies & Procedures  (Revised 4/18)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter RVR, RVR-S, RVR-M and RVR-M-S (Revised 4/18)
Registered CART Provider - Master RCP-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 2/18)
Registered Broadcast Captioner - Master RBC-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 2/18)
Certified Legal Transcriptionist CLT Policies & Procedures (4/18)
Certified Legal Scopist CLS Policies & Procedures (4/18)
Georgia Licensure Exam - Administered by NVRA GLE Policies & Procedures (7/18)


Certification Application for Current NCRA Members

NCRA Certified Members Application

Certification Comparison - Voice/Steno

Comparison Chart

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, New Mexico (realtime only), 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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