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Certified Court Reporters Examination Information

All examinations are given at the Kansas Judicial Center, 301 West 10th Ave., in Topeka, Kansas - Fatzer courtroom.

The examination consists of the following:

·         A written knowledge test given at 8:30am - Passing score is 70% or better

·         A dictated examination given after the written exam at the following speeds:

o    180 wpm medical testimony, two-voice, five minutes

o    200 wpm solid matter, one-voice, five minutes

o    225 wpm ordinary testimony, two-voice, five minutes

o    Passing accuracy rate is 95% or better for all three portions.

Test results will NOT be available the day of the examination. You will be notified within 7-10 days in writing at the address you provide to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts office.

·   Once an individual has successfully completing the written knowledge examination and all three dictated portions, a written procedures examination will be given later by mail. This MUST be satisfactorily completed before the Board can recommend an individual to the Supreme Court for certification in the State of Kansas.

Kansas CCR Exam dates:

April 24, 2023

October 23, 2023

April 22, 2024

October 28, 2024

Testing Application

Annual Renewal

Certified Court Reporters in the State of Kansas, whether they are official court reporters or freelance court reporters, are required to register annually on a form provided by the Clerk of the Appellate Courts. The Renewal form will be mailed directly to all registered Court Reporters on or before May 1 of each year. Certified Court Reporters must also pay a certification renewal fee established by the Supreme Court. The current fee information will be shown on the renewal form.

See  Supreme Court Rule 310.

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