Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR)

Certified Realtime Reporter


What is the CRR?

The Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) is NCRA’s realtime proficiency certification designed for those who want to demonstrate realtime competency, those looking for an additional salary increase, reporters who wish to market themselves better as realtime reporters.

Prove you're on the cutting edge. Become a Certified Realtime Reporter and take advantage of the growing number of opportunities becoming available to realtime reporters. As one of the top national programs that certifies your ability in realtime, attaining the CRR designation commands instant respect and the immediate attention of potential employers.


Who is eligible to sit for the CRR exam?

You must be a member in good standing of NCRA and a current RPR (or higher) to register for the CRR.

How to maintain your CRR Certification 

As a CRR, you'll need to maintain continuous membership and earn 3.0 CEUs per cycle, just as you would need to maintain your RPR. Earning the CRR does not add on to your continuing education requirements.


Recognition of your achievement

After you have earned your certification, you'll receive an official NCRA certificate to display in your home or office. Your certification also gets recognition in the Journal of Court Reporting and on NCRA's website. NCRA membership also includes a complimentary listing in NCRA PROLink.


You will also receive .25 PDCs for passing the CRR Exam.


Testing information

Online Skills Test

You have to pass a  five-minute realtime testimony/Q&A at 200 wpm with 96 percent accuracy.

You cannot edit your transcript at all before uploading. Time allotted is only to upload your file.

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