Initial Application Forms:
EMAIL COMMUNICATION NOTICE - 4/20/2018
As of today, April 20, 2018 after 5 p.m. through April 25, 2018 – we will be transitioning to a new e-mail system. We hope the transition will be a smooth process, however there is a possibility of loss of some emails. If you have e-mailed us during this time and you have not heard from us, please do follow up with us by email/phone after the 25th of April.
Not licensed in the State of Arizona yet? The forms below are what you need to print and complete to start the process in becoming a Licensed Interpreter.
Please note that the application fee is non-refundable. We only accept money orders, cashier’s checks, personal checks, payable to “Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH)” or cash (in person).
The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council approved changes to the Licensure Rules on June 7, 2016, which are effective as of August 15, 2016. A draft of the rules is available here
Licensure Category Guideline Chart (guideline on where each category can work or cannot work)
Suggestion: To fill out form electronically, save the downloaded forms to your computer, open it and fill it out and save.
Make sure your application is complete, filling each field, each box checked off and submit supporting documentations. Any fields or supporting documents can delay your application process. Please read the application carefully. Thank you.
Application Submission Cut-off Dates for Review of Initial Application Only
Please note applications submitted right on the deadline dates must be complete. If you have any questions please contact ACDHH prior to the cut-off dates shown below. IARC reviews only initial applications, not renewals.
*dates & times are subject to change without notification
Cut-Off Dates for submission of complete application by:
December 1, 2017
January 25, 2018
March 29, 2018
May 24, 2018
July 26, 2018
September 27, 2018
November 22, 2018
IARC Application Review Dates: All meeting times are at 3 p.m. and in Phoenix
December 14, 2017
February 15, 2018
April 19, 2018
June 14, 2018
August 16, 2018
October 18, 2018
December 13, 2018
Send Applications To:
Licensing and Certification Coordinator
100 North 15th Ave, Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007