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Exams: Court reporters

Next exam

  • Date and time: To be determined
  • Application deadline: To be determined
  • Location:
    Green River Community College
    Main Campus, Building SH - Salish Hall
    12401 SE 320th Street
    Auburn, WA 98092
    Map and directions (greenriver.edu)

Exam description

The audio exam includes:

  1. A 2 minute warm-up segment (not required for transcription).
  2. Two 2-voice question and answer testimonies given at 200 words per minute.
    • Each testimony is 7 minutes long.
    • At least 1 testimony is required for transcription.


You'll be graded on a 5 minute consecutive segment of the testimony you choose to transcribe. Passing score is 95% accuracy.

Transcribing tools

  • You may choose to use the computers at the test site or your own transcription equipment.
  • Test site software includes Microsoft Word for Windows.
  • Computer disks won't be provided.
  • The computer lab will be staffed with technicians for assistance.

For veterans, military personnel, and partners

Your military experience or training might help you meet licensing requirements. You may also be able to get a temporary license if you're moving here with a current license from another state. For more information visit military assistance.

If you're a U.S. veteran, you may be eligible for partial reimbursement of your fees. For more information, visit Get paid back for test fees.

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