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How to renew your certificate: Court reporters

We have a new online service for managing professional and business licenses. Learn how to set up account access and manage your license. If you need help with the new service, please contact your professional licensing program.

We expect a processing delay for mailed applications and renewals. Renew or apply online for faster processing of your license. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

When to renew

You must renew your court reporter certificate every year. You can renew up to 4 months before your certificate expires.

How to renew


Log in or sign up to renew online.

By mail

Send us all of the following:

Mail your renewal application and payment to:

Court Reporter Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401

If your certificate has been expired for more than 3 years, you must re-apply and may need to retake the exam. See How to get your certificate for more information.

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