Language Testing and Certification Program

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!!!!RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE BEFORE YOUR EXPIRATION DATE!!!!
Check your status by using our tracking tool.
For renewal you should have:   
  • 16 general credits
  • 4 ethics training dates
  • Signed ethics oath date
  • Background check date
Your certificate/authorization will renew automatically on the expiration date if all of the requirements are fulfilled before that date. You will receive a new certificate in the mail within a month of renewal.
 
Tips for using our online tracking tool - enter either your name we have on file for you or your certificate number without the letters. Fill in no more than one or two search lines for best results. Total general credits does not include ethics though the ethics do count toward your requirement of 20 total credits
 
In addition to continuing education requirement (20 credits every four years, four of which must be ethics earned one per year) the WAC requires you to submit a signed code of conduct  and a background check attestation form prior to your renewal date.
 
If you don’t yet have your fourth ethics credit please submit it before your expiration date!

What We Do

We offer certification testing for translators and medical and social services interpreters in Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

We offer authorization testing for medical and social services interpreters in all other languages.

We provide bilingual position testing for DSHS employees. Please refer to scheduling guidelines

 

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