State Interpreter Certification


Details on each state's language access program, including contact persons and testing schedules

State Court Interpreter Frequently Asked Questions



So you want to be a court interpreter?

Professional court interpreters are individuals who possess an educated, native-like mastery of both English and another language; display wide general knowledge, characteristic of what a minimum of two years of general education at a college or university would provide; and perform the three major types of court interpreting: sight translation, consecutive interpreting, and simultaneous interpreting.

Resources for court interpreters

Self-Assessment Tools and Study Resources

Legal Glossaries and Dictionaries

Colleges and Universities 

Written and Oral Exam Resources

Court Interpreter Compensation and Salaries 

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