Annual Renewal and Compliance Period

Official notification and Annual Renewal packets have been e-mailed to all interpreters currently enrolled on the Judicial Council’s Master List of Certified Court Interpreters and Registered Interpreters. Packets were sent via e-mail on September 14, 2014. If an e-mail address is not on file, or if the e-mail is returned, the packet is sent via US mail to the mailing address currently on file.

Annual renewal payment and required forms must be received by the Court Language Access Support Program office by December 31, 2014 in order to avoid late fees. Refer to the chart below for current fees. 

Compliance Packet
Compliance Form – Fillable

  • All court interpreters currently enrolled on the Judicial Council’s Master List of Certified Court Interpreters and Registered Interpreters are required to submit the $100 annual renewal fee and must be received by December 31. Payments received between January 1 – February 28, will be assessed a $50 late fee.
  • Interpreters whose professional compliance period ends December 31, 2013 must also submit their completed continuing education compliance forms and the annual renewal fee and must be received by December 31, to avoid late fees.
  • The late filing period deadline is February 28. All fees and completed compliance forms must be received by the deadline date to avoid suspension and additional fees.
  • Effective March 1, interpreters who continue to remain out of compliance will be SUSPENDED and their names will be removed from the Judicial Council’s Master List until all compliance requirements have been met.
  • Suspended interpreters have until June 30 to come into compliance, and will be assessed an additional $250 reinstatement fee. All fees and completed compliance forms must be received by June 30.
  • Effective July 1, interpreters who continue to remain out of compliance will have their certification or registration status revoked and their name will be removed from the Judicial Council’s Master List of Certified and Registered Interpreters, will be required to take and pass all qualifying examinations currently in place and meet all enrollment requirements as required for new interpreters.
  • For complete information on the compliance requirements for court interpreters refer to Compliance Requirements for Certified Court Interpreters and Registered Interpreters

Total Due Received no later than

Compliance Forms and/or Annual Renewal Fee

$100

December 31

$50 late fee assessed if not received by December 31

$150

January 1 - last day of February

$250 reinstatement fee assessed in addition to renewal fee and late fee if received after March 1 and before June 30 (interpreter suspension period)

$400

March 1 - June 30

Certification or registration status will be REVOKED if all compliance requirements have not been met June 30.

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