Interpreters and Translators
Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.
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An application for licensure shall be submitted on the form provided by the committee. Form is not filled until committee finds proof of current certification issued by MCDHH or an acceptable national certification for applicant. Contact licensing agency for additional information.
Division Of Professional Registration
Missouri State Committee of Interpreters
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335
Number of active licenses in 2012
The Northeast Region
Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.
Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors.
Translate messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally or by using hand signs, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible.
Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.
Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
Read written materials such as legal documents, scientific works, or news reports, and rewrite material into specified languages.
Refer to reference materials such as dictionaries, lexicons, encyclopedias, and computerized terminology banks as needed to ensure translation accuracy.
Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including technical terms such as those for legal or medical material.
Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
Occupational Skill Set