HTML has links - PDF has Authentication
388-818-530  <<  388-818-540 >>   388-818-550

PDFWAC 388-818-540

What are the requirements for certified court intermediary interpreters?

Certified court intermediary interpreters are presumed to be the most qualified to interpret in court hearings because of their training, skills, and experience. To qualify as a certified court intermediary interpreter, you must complete the following requirements:
(1) The applicant must hold a current certified deaf interpreter (CDI) certification from the registry of interpreters for the deaf;
(2) You must undergo a DSHS criminal background check conducted by DSHS background check central unit using DSHS form 09-653 background authorization;
(3) You must complete the Washington courts training provided by the AOC;
(4) You must take an oath of interpreter, as administered by the Washington courts; and
(5) A registration form will be required annually by July 1.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 2.42 RCW, RCW 2.42.130, and 2.42.170. WSR 15-01-075, ยง 388-818-540, filed 12/12/14, effective 1/12/15.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group