NCRA Certification Program
Welcome to NCRA's Certification Programs
From this page you can access information on examinations, CEU requirements, and pre-approved CEU programs. Please follow the appropriate area below to learn more.
NCRA has administered its nationally recognized certification program for court reporters since 1937, and 22 states currently accept or use the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) testing in place of the state certification or licensing examinations.
Please visit the NCRA Certification Test Center to:
To find out more about the NCRA Continuing Education program, or to find information on upcoming continuing education programs such as E-seminars and TeleTraining to accommodate your busy schedule, please visit the: Continuing Education Homepage.
Did you know that NCRA accepts non-NCRA events for CEUs? The calendar of 2010 pre-approved seminars for obtaining CEUs is now available! This calendar will be updated as new seminars are received.
View the Pre-Approved Programs
NCRA Credentialing Standards
NCRA’s certifications are developed, independently validated, and maintained on an ongoing basis through a nationally-recognized certification entity, Professional Education Services (PES). In addition, NCRA strives to meet the highest credentialing standards, as established by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). NCRA is a proud member of the Institute of Credentialing Excellence (ICE), which advances credentialing through education, standards, research, and advocacy to ensure competence across professions and occupations.