Test and education fees

Survey: Test and Education Fees – 2012

The information contained in this survey is as reported by the state programs in 2011 – it is not guaranteed to be accurate. For specific information, contact the states’ interpreter program manager, coordinator, or administrator. A list of contacts can be viewed here.

State

Fee for Orientation Workshops

Fees for Skill Building Courses

Fees for Written Test

Fees for Oral Test

Alabama

$65

N/A

$50

$300 (3 sections)

Alaska

N/A

N/A

N/A

TBA

Arkansas

$50

varies

$25

$200

California

$65

N/A

$100-$250

$100-$250

Colorado

$200

N/A

$25

$300

Connecticut

N/A

$0

N/A

$0 (staff only)

Delaware

$65

$100

Included in Orientation

$175 (DE residents)

Florida

$150 resident
$300 out of state

N/A

$50 resident
$100 out of state

$200 resident
$400 out of state

Georgia

$250 (includes written test)

N/A

Included in Orientation Fee (retake $50)

$250 (all languages) $400 (out of state)

Hawaii

$120

Varied when offered

$60

$400 (Full Exam) $200 (Abbreviated Exam)

Idaho

$100 (in state)
$200 (out of state)

$125 (in state)
$250 (out of state)

$50 (in state)
$100 (out of state)

$250 (in state)
$500 (out of state)

Illinois

N/A

N/A

N/A

$200 (in state)
$000 (out of state)

Iowa

$155

$75

$40

$0 (For the 1st test)

Indiana

$75

$75

$20 (under some circumstances)

$25 (per section of oral exam - if partial test after first sitting)

Kentucky

$200

N/A

$50

N/A

Maine

N/A

$350

N/A

$140

Maryland

$150

$75

$0

$140

Massachusetts

N/A

N/A

N/A

$200-$350

Michigan

N/A

varies

N/A

$200-$375

Minnesota

$150

$125 (in state)
$175 (out of state)

$0

$400

Missouri

$275 (in state)
$325 (out of state)

$235 (in state)

varies depending on language

varies depending on language

Mississippi

N/A

$0

N/A

$100

Nebraska

$0

N/A

$0

N/A

New Hampshire

N/A

$100 (in state)
$200 (out of state)

N/A

$100 (in state)
$200 (out of state)

Nevada

$70 per day (in state)
$140 (out of state)

Dates/locations/ fee TBD June/July 2011

$50 (in state)
$100 (out of state) Written retake (dates/locations/fee TBD July 2011)

Dates/locations/fees TBD September 2011

New Jersey

$0

$0

$0

$80 (Spanish-1-2 sections) $240 (non Spanish 1-2 sections) $120 (Spanish full exam) $375 (Spanish full exam)

New Mexico

$50

$75

$25 (in state) $40 (out of state)

$100/$200 (simultaneous)
$200/$400 (consecutive/sight)

New York

$0

$0

$0

$0

North Carolina

$150

N/A

$50 retakes (Written screening test included in orientation fee unless it is a retake)

$275 (in state)
$375 (out of state)

Ohio

N/A

$285

N/A

$325 (in state)
$750 (out of state)

Oregon

$100

N/A

$65 (in state)
$195 (out of state)

$325 (in state)
$750 (out of state)

Pennsylvania

$150 (in state)
$175 (out of

state)

$175 (in state) $200 (out of state)

$50 (in state)
$75 (out of state)

$250 (in state)
$300 (out of state)

South Carolina

$200

N/A

$50

$150 (in state)
$300 (out of state)

Tennessee

N/A

N/A

$0

$150 (in state)
$300 (out of state)

Texas

N/A

$150

$100

$300 (in state)
$400 (out of state)

Utah

$200

$150

$25

$200 (in state)
$400 (out of state)

Vermont

N/A

For 2011 N/A; for skill building information contact Laura Dolgin

N/A

$150 (administered as full test)

Virginia

$200 (all languages)

TBD

$100 (only available in Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese)

$250 (in state)
$500 (out of state)

Washington

$0

TBD

$75

$300 (in state)
$400 (out of state)

West Virginia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Wisconsin

$160

$200-$225

$30

$300 (in state)
$400 (out of state)