License Initial Applications

Initial Application Forms:

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:

Suggestion: To fill out form electronically, save the downloaded forms to your computer, open it and fill it out and save.




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 29, 2016
February 23, 2017
April 27, 2017
June 29, 2017
August 31, 2017
October 26, 2017

IARC Application Review Dates: All meeting times are at 3 p.m. and in Phoenix
January 19, 2017
March 16, 2017
May 18, 2017
July 20, 2017
September 21, 2017
November 16, 2017

Send Applications To:
Emmett Hassen
Licensing and Certification Coordinator
100 North 15th Ave, Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007


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