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Court Interpreter Certification

The state of Indiana provides court services to a wide range of people, including those who speak limited or no English and those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. According to the latest census data, this is about 200,000 Hoosiers. Currently, Indiana has more than 140 certified interpreters in 10+ languages including Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, and American Sign Language.

Next orientation begins January 2020. Learn how to get certified »

For candidates:

About the program

How to get certified

Register for the program

Certification by reciprocity

Interpreter code of conduct & procedure

For courts:

Using interpreter services

Certified interpreter registry

Interpreter grants

Language identification guides



Indiana Office of Court Services
251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Language Access Advisory Committee
Lun Pieper

Staff Attorney, Programming & Projects