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
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. Interpreter License Committee (ILC) reviews only initial applications, not renewals.
*dates & times are subject to change without notification
Cut-Off Dates for submission of complete application by:
January 31, 2019
March 28, 2019
May 30, 2019
August 1, 2019
September 26, 2019
November 27, 2019
ILC Application Review Dates: All meeting times are at 2 p.m. and in Phoenix
February 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
June 20, 2019
August 22, 2019 (Tucson)
October 17, 2019
December 19, 2019
New 2019 dates will be posted next month in December. Please check back later.
Send Applications To:
Interpreter Assessment Coordinator
100 North 15th Ave, Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007