The requirements for each certification exam vary. It is the student’s responsibility to meet all requirements set forth by the respective certification organizations. Generally, the minimum requirements are:
- Age 18 or older.
- High school diploma from a U.S. high school or equivalent abroad.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the two languages being interpreted.
- Completion of a minimum, 40-hour course in medical healthcare interpreting, like InterpreterEd.com.