FAQs

How Many Continuing Education Credits Do I Need?

Reporters in the State of Oklahoma are required to obtain four (4) hours of continuing education per year. Official reporters must include one (1) hour of Oklahoma Court Rules and Procedures as part of the four hours.

The Continuing Education Compliance Report must be filed with the Administrative Office of the Court on or before February 15th of each year.

 

When & Where is the Next Seminar?

You can find information on OCRA sponsored seminars under the Events sections of our website. Traditionally, OCRA sponsors two seminars per year, one in Tulsa and one in Oklahoma City. OCRA also sponsors online CE Credits towards the end of each year to assist reporters obtaining the required CE credits before the deadline.

 

What are the Test Requirements for the Oklahoma CSR?

A two-voice question and answer dictation of testimony at 200 words per minute for five minutes and a five-minute dictation of literary material at 180 words per minute. Applicants must attain 95 percent accuracy.

Also, a written knowledge test of not less than 25 questions relating to Oklahoma law and court rules. Applicants must attain a passing score of 70 percent or better.
Contact the AdministrativeOffice of the Courts for testing information at 405-521-2450.

 

Does Oklahoma Recognize Any Other State Certifications?

Any questions concerning reciprocity should be directed to the CSR Board.

 

I Have Already Paid My OCRA Dues, Now I Have Received a Bill From the Administrative Office of the Courts. What Is This For?

The money paid to the Administrative Office of the Courts is a mandatory renewal fee for your CSR license.

OCRA is a voluntary organization; the dues are renewable yearly by December 31st.