Eligibility and Certification

Eligible persons that may sit for the FPR examination and the designations that will be received upon a score of 80 percent or above on the exam are as follows

Eligible PersonsDescriptionDesignation
Court Reporters Participating Members in good standing. Florida Professional
Reporter
FPR
Students Any student of court reporting may take the FPR exam, although, certification is deferred pending proof of graduation from a court reporting program or entry into the practice of court reporting. Florida Professional
Reporter (Student)
FPR(S)
 
Scopists Any scopist actively providing services to the court reporting profession may take the FPR exam. Florida Professional
Scopist
FPS
Owners/Managers Anyone involved in their professional capacity as a manager or owner in the court reporting profession may take the FPR exam. Florida Professional
Manager
FPM
Court Reporting Instructors Teachers of court reporting or anyone connected in an official capacity with a school or college conducting a court reporting program may take the FPR exam. Florida Professional
Instructor
FPI