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This page contains invaluable information on Oregon State health care interpreter certification and qualification, as well as many other helpful links.  

We also recommend you visit our dedicated page on getting certified or qualified.

For further questions, feel free to contact us:  support@ohcia.org  503-893-9660

 

 

Qualification - Certification Flow Chart

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OHCIA certification/Qualification References

These reference sheets detail the pricing and process for certification and qualification from start to finish.  

Certification Reference Sheet

Qualification Reference Sheet

An important part of certification only is taking a national written and oral exam.  Two organizations offer the exams: the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board of Certification of Medical Interpreters (NBCMI).  The reference sheets below explain the process and costs of both organizations:

CCHI National Exam Reference Sheet

NBCMI National Exam Reference Sheet

Comparison of National Exams Reference Sheet

 

Useful Oregon Health Authority Links

Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) 

Information from OEI on Health Care Interpreters

 

OEI Requirements for Certification and Qualification

Office of Equity and Inclusion - Health Care Interpreter Application