Associate Community Interpreter

Pre-requirements to apply to become an Associate Community Interpreter: • Pass the Code of Ethics exam with a minimum grade of 70% • Pass the Reading Comprehension for interpreter’s exam with a minimum grade of 70% • Pass the CILISAT evaluation with a minimum grade of 70% •Meet the requirements as listed within the "Community Interpreters Admission - Application Form" Results of both exams are valid for two years. You must submit your application within the two years or retake the exams.
Meet the hour requirements under one or more of the options listed in Admissions Application form provided under Requirement 4 below.
Complete and submit this hour-log form to
Complete and submit this ...Admissions application form: Community Interpreters Admission - Application Form
Contact to make arrangements to pay the Application Review fee and membership dues.

Certified Community Interpreter

There are two options for becoming a Certified Court Interpreter of ATIA, and each option has its own requirements.

Option 1: Certification Examination

Pre-requisite: Be an Associate Community Interpreter of ATIA in good standing. Provide proof of hours. • Sign ATIA’s Code of Ethics Agreement • Pay the examination fees and membership dues

Option 2: Recognition