Learn about continuing education requirements for court reporters and how to verify your completed continuing education.
Continuing education requirements
When you renew your court reporter certification, you must verify you have completed five continuing education units (CEU) since you last renewed your license.
- 1 CEU = 60 minutes of education in an approved program.
- CEUs can't be more than a year old.
- You can't carry over excess CEUs from a previous year.
To meet your continuing education requirements, you must use approved programs directly related to your development as a court reporter. They're listed in the License renewal - Continuing education - Penalties [WAC 308-14-100 (2)].
Verify your continuing education during renewal
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Verify by mail
Complete a Court Reporter Certification Renewal Application and answer the certification question.
Mail your form and a check or money order for the renewal fee (payable to the Department of Licensing) to:
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401
Proof of completed continuing education
You don't need to send any documentation of your continuing education with your renewal. However, you must keep proof of your CEUs for at least three years and provide them to us if requested.