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 page on getting certified or qualified.
Qualification - Certification Flow Chart
OHCIA certification/Qualification References
These reference sheets detail the pricing and process for certification and qualification from start to finish.
An important part of the certification process is taking a national written and oral exam. Two organizations offer these 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:
Useful Oregon Health Authority Links
OEI Requirements for Certification and Qualification
Office of Equity and Inclusion - Health Care Interpreter Application
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Health Care Interpreter Ethics and Standards