Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Certified Deaf Interpreter
333 Commerce Street Alexandria VA 22314
Holders of this certification are interpreters who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and who have completed at least eight hours of training on the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct; eight hours of training on the role and function of an interpreter who is deaf or hard-of-hearing; and have passed a comprehensive combination of written and performance tests. Holders of this certificate are recommended for a broad range of assignments where an interpreter who is deaf or hard-of-hearing would be beneficial. This test is currently available.
Work Experience Required? NoEither training or work experience required, but not both? NoOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 4 Year(s) Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? YesRenew through Re-Examination? No