Member Benefits

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Learn more about the benefits to joining the only national network dedicated to advancing the interests of court reporters, captioners and legal videographers. Find out which membership type best fits your needs.




Be visible

  • Reach your widest audience and be listed in NCRA's print and online SourcebookWant more visibility? Contact to upgrade your listing.*
  • Receive the printed NCRA Sourcebook, a resource and referral network. **



Stay informed

  • Stay informed with your annual subscription to the Journal of Court Reporting (JCR), the premier resource for court reporting professionals. Learn more at
  • Stay in the know with the JCR Weekly, a digest of court reporting news and technology trends delivered directly to your inbox.



Stay educated



Save money

  • Take advantage of NCRA member discounts for exams and premier events
  • Access discounts for a variety of suppliers, with no cost to sign up, through the NCRA Saving Center
  • Save on NCRA Store items like the RPR Study Guide, a comprehensive guide written by testing experts.
  • Stay protected with Mercer insurance, including cyber liability insurance, health insurance, equipment insurance, pet insurance, and errors and omissions insurance



Be active



Not sure about what type of membership is best for you? Learn more here. 

Membership types


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  • Student and retired members are not listed in the Sourcebook, but do receive a complimentary print copy.
  • The list for the printed edition is pulled on April 15 of each year. If you are not a member by this date, your printed listing will not appear until the following year.
  • Students may take the RPR or CRC exam, and will automatically be converted to registered member status once certified. (A Registered member must hold RPR or CRC designation or higher).
  • **** Only Registered members are eligible to serve on the NCRA's Board of Directors. Registered members must hold RPR or CRC designation or higher.)