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Interpreter Training and Testing Schedule

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Court Interpreter Orientation

Cost for Orientation is $100, including required online information for individual review and a two-day in-person workshop.  Scholarships based upon financial need may be considered for qualified Nebraska applicants who are required to travel more than 100 miles (one way) to attend Orientation.

  • March 5 and 6, 2016, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha. Registration deadline: February 12, 2016

Skills-Building Workshop

Cost for Skills-Building Workshop is $100.  Times are 9:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m. each day.  Space is limited.

  • Nothing scheduled at this time.

Oral Exam

Applicants for the oral exam for certification must have completed Court Interpreter Orientation and passed the written English comprehension exam in order to be eligible. Applicants are eligible to test once per calendar year. Exam is conducted in Lincoln and Omaha. 

Cost for the Oral Exam is:  $175.00 (In-state residents) and $300.00 (Out-of-state resdients)

Note:  For purposes of the oral exam, an interpreter is considered "in-state" if he or she lives in the state of Nebraska, or within 50 miles of the Nebraska border and intends on interpreting for the Nebraska Judicial Branch.

  • Nothing scheduled at this time

This page was last modified on Monday, January 4, 2016