Renew your certificate: Court reporters

Learn the requirements and how to renew your court reporter certificate.

Before you get started

  • You must renew your court reporter certificate every year.
  • You can renew up to 120 days before your certificate expires.
  • You must complete 5 hours of continuing education.

How to renew your certificate

You can renew your certificate online or by mail.

Renew your certificate online

You'll receive your certificate faster by renewing and paying online.

Log into SecureAccess Washington (SAW)

Don't have a SAW account? Learn how to create a SAW account.

Renew your certificate by mail

Complete a Court Reporter Certification Renewal Application.

Mail your renewal application and a check or money order (payable to the Department of Licensing) for the renewal fee 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 submit a new application and may need to retake the exam. See Get your certificate: Court reporters for more information.

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