The next CSR Exam will be Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Dallas, TX.

TCRA Registration Deadline: April 5, 2018
JBCC Eligibility Deadline: March 21, 2018

PLEASE NOTE THE UPDATED EXAM LOCATION:
Brookhaven College
Building "X" - Room 1091

3939 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75244
972-860-4700

The Sheraton Dallas Hotel - By the Galleria offers a special rate to guests of Brookhaven College.
$99.00 plus tax per night. (Room rate is subject to 13% Hotel Occupancy Tax)
To book a room with this special rate, please click here.
A discounted group room rate are available for booking until 5 PM, Central Standard Time, April 20, 2018 (based on availability) and includes Complimentary Wi-Fi. Reservations may also be booked through our central reservations hotline at 1-800-325-3535. Please request a room in the CSR Exam when calling.

Skills Exam Memo
Written Exam Memo

The exam registration process is two-fold:
First, applicants must apply for exam eligibility with the Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC), each time sitting for the exam. If you have any questions regarding exam eligiblity, please direct them to the JBCC. Their contact information is listed at the bottom of their website. Even if you have been approved by the JBCC for License by Endorsement and only need to take the Written Exam, you must still apply for exam eligibilty for the Written Exam date you intend to sit for.

Second, applicants must register for the certification exam with the Texas Court Reporters Association (TCRA), which is administering the exam on behalf of the JBCC.


Dear Candidates, Court Reporting Professors, Family and Friends,
Please read the following reminders thoroughly.

1. Other than exam proctors or examinees waiting to register, there is to be no one within 100 feet of the registration area or the testing room during or after the exam. Each candidate may have one (1) person assist with setting up equipment during the allotted time for setup. After setting up, all guests will need to wait in another area in order to keep the noise level to a minimum. Guests will be informed when they may re-enter the exam room to assist with equipment after the exam is completed. No one may enter the exam room until ALL exams have been turned in.

2. In order to prevent a violation of our testing contract, it is imperative that testing candidates keep their candidate number solely to themselves. Testing results are to remain anonymous to other candidates, court reporting professors, family and friends in order to protect anonymity of the examinee. Examinees are not to provide their candidate number to anybody for viewing results.


Registration:

 

Registration deadlines are 30 days prior to each exam. If you are mailing any paperwork, it must be postmarked by the deadline date.

Click here to register online. You will not be able to pay online, you may pay by credit card but must submit credit card payment with a completed Request for Exam Assignment Form and return it via email or mail.

Credit card payments must be mailed or emailed in to TCRA Headquarters.

Written Exam Only:
Complete the
Request for Exam Assignment form and submit fee ($75) either by email, online or mail by the registration deadline.

Oral/Skills Exam Only:
Complete the
Request for Exam Assignment and Confidentiality and Computer Acknowledgement forms and submit fee ($125) either by email or mail by the registration deadline.

Confidentiality and Computer Acknowledgement: TCRA must receive this completed form no later than the registration deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Written & Oral/Skills Exam:
Complete the
Request for Exam Assignment and Confidentiality and Computer Acknowledgement forms and submit fee ($190) either by email or mail by the registration deadline.

Confidentiality and Computer Acknowledgement: TCRA must receive this completed form no later than the registration deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Refund Policy:
Written requests (either by mail or email) for a refund must be postmarked or emailed by the registration deadline (30 days prior to the exam). No refunds will be given to requests received after the deadline or for "no-shows". Fees may NOT be applied to a future exam.


Exam Schedule:

May 5, 2018 - Dallas, TX
TCRA Registration Deadline: April 5, 2018
JBCC Eligibility Deadline: March 21, 2018


September 5, 2018 - The Woodlands, TX
TCRA Registration Deadline: August 6, 2018
JBCC Eligibility Deadline: July 22, 2018

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May 5, 2018
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