Credentials

Degrees, Licenses, and Exams


Not All Interpreters are Created Equal!

Different states require different certifications and licensure. Some "interpreters" carry no credentials at all! Choose your interpreter carefully. The following are professional organizations and excellent resources for finding and learning about qualified interpreters:

The National Association of the Deaf

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing