Illinois 084 – Certified Shorthand Reporter

Illinois 084 Certified Shorthand Reporter

This exam consists of three parts:

  • Written
  • Dictation
  • Testimony

All three parts are scheduled as one exam. llinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) administrative rules require that candidates must pass all parts of this examination within three years of their date their application was approved. Candidates who do not pass all parts must reapply and start over. All prior passing scores expire if a candidate does not pass all parts of the test within three years after the date their current application was approved.

  • To comply with new technology, CTS will now allow “paperless” transcription.
  • ALL candidates must complete ED-SHR Form
  • Submit certification of graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Submit an official copy of a Registered Merit Reporter Certificate or a Registered Professional Reporter Certificate issued by the National Court Reporter Association, if applicable.
  • Candidates should read the CSR Online Applications Instructions before taking the examination.
  • Candidates should read the CSR Study Guide before taking the examination.

Exam Information:

Exam Exam Date Deadline City Fees
CSR Exam Aug 17, 2024 Jul 03, 2024 College of DuPage, IL $107.00
CSR Exam Dec 14, 2024 Oct 30, 2024 College of DuPage, IL $107.00
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