Associate Medical Interpreter

Pre-requirements to apply to become an Associate Court Interpreters: • Pass the Code of Ethics exam with a minimum grade of 70% • Pass the Reading Comprehension exam with a minimum grade of 70% • Pass the CILISAT evaluation with a minimum grade of 70% • Minimum two years of post secondary education Meet the requirements as listed within the 'Associate Medical 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: Medical Interpreters Admission - Application Form
Contact to make arrangements to pay the Application Review fee and membership dues.

Certified Medical Interpreter

There are two options for becoming a Certified Medical Interpreter of ATIA:

Option 1: Certification Examination

Pre-requisite: Be an Associate Medical Interpreter of ATIA in good standing. Provide proof of hours (dependent on language) of interpreting in a medical setting • Obtain a minimum passing grade of 70% in both parts of the medical interpreting exam • Sign ATIA's Code of Ethics Agreement and pay membership dues.

Option 2: Recognition

• Submit a letter of good standing as a Certified Court Interpreter from any other provincial association. • Sign ATIA’s Code of Ethics Agreement and pay membership dues.