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Recertification

O.C.G.A. Sec. 15-14-21 and Article 9 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board governs recertification of a reporter whose certificate was revoked for failure to annually renew or for failure to complete annual continuing education. Such a revoked reporter may become certified again only by meeting current certification requirements and no sooner than the fist day of April following the date of revocation. The revoked reporter must also pay a penalty fee for recertification as established by the Board.

Application for Re-certification

The Application for Re-certification may be accessed at https://gcr.onegovcloud.com. 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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Recertification Procedures

Applicants who are seeking to regain certification after having their certification revoked for failure to annually renew and/or for failure to complete CE requirements may recertify using the Board’s current certification procedures. An applicant may become certified again no sooner than the first day of April following the date of revocation. Anyone applying for certification reinstatement under such a revoked license must include a $500.00 reinstatement penalty along with the $125.00 application fee.

Recertification Instructions

  1. Obtain a passing score on the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) Examination or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA) Examination;
  2. Complete and submit to the Board of Court Reporting the Application for Certification
  3. Complete and submit to the Board of Court Reporting the Georgia Test;
  4. Attain a passing score on the Georgia Test;
  5. Attach the Reinstatement Penalty of $500.00 and certification fee of $125.00 for processing;
  6. Mail the Exam Passage Verification form directly to the licensing agency, NCRA or NVRA. The Board only accepts the Exam Passage Verification form from the licensing agency.