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Certified Translator

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American Translators Association
Certified Translator
225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 590, Alexandria
VA 22314


ATA has established a certification program to enable individual translators to demonstrate that they meet professional standards. Translators who pass a written examination are certified by ATA in a specific language pair and direction (from or into English).

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

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