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2020 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
ATLANTA, GA, May 30-31, 2020 - REGISTRATION CLOSED 05-30-2020 05-31-2020 Testing ATLANTA, GA
LITTLE ROCK, AR: June 27-28, 2020 06-27-2020 06-28-2020 Testing Little Rock, AR
CHARLOTTE, NC: June 27-28, 2020 06-27-2020 06-28-2020 Testing Charlotte, NC

Complete 2020 Testing Schedule

1/11-12, 2020 Columbia, SC (Location changed from St. Louis)
2/8-9, 2020 Little Rock, AR
3/14-15, 2020 Atlanta, GA
4/18-19, 2020 CANCELLED -- Charlotte, NC (Location changed from Columbia, SC)
5/16-17, 2020 RESCHEDULED -- Columbus, GA (Moved to Atlanta, GA, May 30-31)
6/27-28, 2020 REVISED -- Little Rock, AR & Charlotte, NC (Dual Site)
7/22-23, 2020 San Antonio, TX
8/22-23, 2020 Savannah, GA
9/19-20, 2020 Cleveland, OH & St. Louis, MO (Dual Site)
10/17-18, 2020 Toronto, CN
11/14-15, 2020 Jacksonville, FL
12/12-13, 2020 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 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

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, 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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