Frequently Asked Questions
Be fluent in English and another language.
Assess your other skills:
· Do you have a good memory?
· Are you able to think on your feet?
· Are you a good speaker?
· Are you able to perform several mental tasks at once?
· Are you able to transfer meaning from one language to another so that a monolingual speaker of either language can understand?
Seek formal professional training.
For more information, visit the AZ Judicial Brand Interpreter Resources page.
Agnese Haury Institute for Court Interpretation at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Intensive, 3-week course held each summer.
Southern California School of Interpretation Santa Fe Springs. Call (562) 863-0026.
Currently there are no certifications available in Arizona; however, in early 2016, the Arizona Supreme Court adopted the Arizona Court Interpreter Credentialing Program (ACICP) through A.O. 2016-02. Visit the ACICP website for more information and to obtain helpful interpreter resources.
Check out our Membership Information page for more information.
Go to our Directory page to find the right interpreter for you.
Members may log-in and visit the Forum page.
Yes. Download the Code of Ethics.