Certification by Reciprocity

Persons possessing out-of-state court interpreter certification may apply for state reciprocity with the Indiana Supreme Court Indiana Office of Court Services. The following conditions must be met.

  1. Reciprocity is available to out-of-state certified interpreters with Federal Certification or State Certification from National Center for State Courts Interpreter Consortium member states.
  2. Reciprocity will be considered and may be granted on a case-by-case basis.
  3. The applicant must file a Request for Reciprocity.
  4. The out-of-state certification is current in the issuing state or federal program at the time of the Request for Reciprocity.
  5. The out-of-state certificate is not a temporary, alternative, or conditional certification.
  6. The applicant successfully passes a criminal history check with the Indiana State Police.
  7. The applicant takes a sworn oath to uphold the Indiana Court Interpreter Code of Ethics.
Request for Reciprocity Form