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The Georgia Board of Court Reporting has adopted the application for testing filed with the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA) as its official Application for Testing. Any prospective applicant may apply for certification after achieving a passing score on the NCRA Exam or the NVRA Exam. Previous attainment of a passing score on the NCRA Exam or the NVRA Exam does satisfy the Board’s NCRA and NVRA testing requirements, respectively. Detailed instructions are listed below.

Application for Certification

The Application for Certification may be accessed at Make certain to start the application in the Google Chrome web browser. You must download the Step-by-Step User Guide using Adobe Acrobat (requires Adobe Reader). Follow the instructions as printed.

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Testing Procedures

Testing information for NCRA and NVRA may be located at:

National Court Reporters Association

National Verbatim Reporters Association

For Further Information: Contact the Board of Court Reporting, Suite 300, 244 Washington Street, S.W., Atlanta, GA  30334-5900.  404-463-6478.

Testing Schedules

 NCRA Testing Schedule

 NVRA Testing Schedule