Standards for Permanent Credential

Date Information Last Verified: 03/12/2023

The standards listed below reflect the minimum requirements to work as an educational interpreter in this state.

  • Pre-Service Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Skill Verification: RID Certification, EIPA 4.0, NIC, NAD IV, QAST IV 
  • Knowledge Verification: EIPA:WT
  • Renewal Timeline: Every Two Years
  • Continuing Education: 24 Hours per cycle
  • Additional Comments: QAST is no longer offered but interpreters can maintain their QAST level as long as they are continually licensed.

Standards for Provisional Credential

  • Is a provisional credential available? Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential? One year with EIPA Pre-Hire of “Okay to Hire” or “Hire with Caution”; Two years with EIPA 3.0, QAST III, or NAD III, PD plan with 40 hours PD/yr
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential? One to Two Years

State Resources

For a list of current NAIE State Ambassadors click here.

For a list of currently available programs in your state visit the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) website.


Contact to update or correct the information above. 

Scroll to Top