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Certified Shorthand Reporter


Certified shorthand reporting professionals - called certified shorthand reporters or CSRs - transcribe passages from notes taken of dictated records or legal proceedings. Only individuals certified by the Board of Regents may use the certified shorthand reporter title.

Licensing Requirements

An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, to practice as a certified shorthand reporter in New York State. The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions website at

Licenses Issued and Active

In 2012, there were 4 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2013, there were 4 licenses issued for this occupation.

Fees: (as of October 2, 2014)

The fee for licensure is $173.

Licensing Authority

New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Certified Shorthand Reporting Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 270

Standard Occupational Classification

23-2091 - Court Reporters
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Additional Information

National Court Reporters Association
8224 Old Court House Road
Vienna, Virginia 22182-3808
Phone: (800) 272-6272 or (703) 556-6272
Fax: (703) 556-6291


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 12/03/14.

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