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Registration for the FCICE Phase Two Oral Examination is now closed.  Additional information regarding the next administration of the FCICE Written Examination will be provided in the spring of 2016.

Official score report letters for the 2015 Oral Examination will be made available online in mid-October.  Candidates will be notified via e-mail when results are ready.

For answers to general questions about the FCICE program, please click here.

To learn more about the Phase One Written and Phase Two Oral Examinations, please review the FCICE Examinee Handbook, which is available online here.


The FCICE program has discontinued the practice of mailing admission letters, score reports, and other important information to candidates, effective January 1, 2013. To ensure that the email we send you is not mistakenly sent to your junk or spam folder, please whitelist our email address: fcice@ncsc.org. If you do not know how to whitelist our email address, read through the instructions provided on how to whitelist us with AOL, Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook, Apple Mail, and more.

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The National Center for State Courts is contractor to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts for the development and administration of the Spanish/English Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination.

Special information for veterans: The Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination has been approved for Department of Veterans Affairs reimbursement.