Membership Terms

Applicants must have one of the following trainings and or accreditation in order to be eligible for membership:

1. Members must have completed a full training course (180 Hours) as provided by colleges, approved by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.

Members must have successfully passed the official certification examination for language proficiency of the related language for which they intend to provide interpretation. These are ILSAT or CILISAT.

2. Interpreters must be accredited by the Ministry of Attorney General, with at least 3 years of experience.

3. Interpreters must be accredited by the Immigration and Refugee Board, with at least 3 years of experience.