Court Reporting and Transcription Fees

The Courts Administration Service awards court reporting and transcription contracts across the country. Rates for new contracts that are signed will be provided as the new contracts are issued.

Court Reporting and Transcription Services are being provided by A.S.A.P. Reporting Services Inc. (A.S.A.P.) and International Reporting Inc. (IRI) for the Province of Ontario, as a result of a competitive procurement process. The contracts signed with the Courts Administration Service (CAS) grants A.S.A.P. and IRI the exclusive, non-transferable right to sell copies of the transcripts at the rates specified in the “Basis of Payment” section of the Contract, and in accordance with the agreed turn-around times, format and timing of the order, subject to any limitations imposed by the Courts or the Project Authority. The contracts require that the information set out in the “Basis of Payment” section for the original contract period be publicly disclosed. Any option years that are exercised will be disclosed at that time.

Court reporting and transcription services are provided according to location or type of court case. They are for:

  1. Services provided in all of Ontario with the exception of the Ottawa region - (A.S.A.P.) Order a transcript.
  2. Services provided in the Ottawa Region (except for designated proceedings) - (IRI) Click here to order a transcript.
  3. Services provided in the Ottawa Region for designated proceedings – (A.S.A.P.) Order a transcript.

The following link will allow you to consult the requirements relating to transcripts.

Should you have any questions regarding the contract or the pricing set out below, please contact Francis Gosselin at 613-240-5907.

The following rates for Ontario for the period April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017.

Court Reporting Daily Rate
FEDERAL COURT AND TAX COURT OF CANADA IN ONTARIO

Regular hearings Ontario
(except Ottawa)
Ottawa Ottawa
DES
English $175.00 $200.00 $500.00
Bilingual $300.00 $200.00 $500.00
Real Time English $500.00 $1,000.00 $500.00
Real Time Bilingual $500.00 $2,400.00 $1,000.00

Court Reporting Conference Calls (hourly rate)
FEDERAL COURT AND TAX COURT OF CANADA IN ONTARIO

Conference Calls Ontario (except Ottawa) Ottawa Ottawa
DES
English $25.00 $50.00 $75.00
Bilingual $25.00 $50.00 $75.00

Transcripts - First Copy (price per page)
FEDERAL COURT AND TAX COURT OF CANADA IN ONTARIO

Delivery period Format Ontario (except Ottawa) Long Trial Hearings
Ontario (except Ottawa)
Ottawa Long Trials Hearings
Ottawa
Ottawa
DES
10 days Electronic $5.90 $5.15 $7.00 $6.80 $6.50
Paper $6.00 $5.25 $7.00 - $6.75
5 to 9 days Electronic $6.15 $5.40 $7.25 $6.95 $6.75
Paper $6.25 $5.50 $7.25 - $7.00
2 to 4 days Electronic $6.40 $5.65 $7.50 $7.10 $7.50
Paper $6.50 $5.75 $7.50 - $7.75
Daily Copy Electronic $6.90 $7.00 $10.00 - $8.75
Paper $7.00 $7.50 $10.00 $8.00 $9.00
Rough Draft $3.50 $3.75 $5.00 $4.00 $4.50

Transcripts - Second Copy (price per page)
FEDERAL COURT AND TAX COURT OF CANADAIN ONTARIO

Delivery period Format Ontario (except Ottawa) Long Trial Hearing
Ontario (except Ottawa)
Ottawa Long Trials Hearings
Ottawa
Ottawa
DES
10 days Electronic $1.90 $1.90 $1.50 $1.50 $1.90
Paper $2.00 $2.00 $1.50 - $2.00
5 to 9 days Electronic $1.90 $1.90 $1.50 $1.50 $2.90
Paper $2.00 $2.00 $1.50 - $3.00
2 to 4 days Electronic $1.90 $1.90 $1.50 $1.50 $3.90
Paper $2.00 $2.00 $1.50 - $4.00
Daily Copy Electronic $2.90 $2.90 $5.00 $2.00 $4.90
Paper $3.00 $3.00 $5.00 $2.00 $5.00

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