Georgia Commission on Interpreters Oral Certification Exam (OCE)

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Chief Justice’s Statewide Judicial Emergency Order, the Oral Certification Exam will be administered by appointment only to one candidate at a time.

The Oral Certification Exam (OCE) is available for registration once candidates have passed the English Written Exam with 80% or higher. Registration and payment for the exam can be made through the Georgia Courts Registrar ( GCR). Appointment letters with exam times and instructions are emailed 5- 10 business days before the exam. Candidates should complete their court observation hours before taking the OCE.

2021 Oral Certification Exam Schedule

 *Dates and times are subject to change

The OCE is administered at the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts. Please frequently check the website for the most up to date information. Registration closes at 11:59 pm on the registration deadline. Cancellations must be made before then to be eligible for a refund.

Date Registration Deadline
March 3 – 5, 2021 Wednesday, February 3,2021
June 2 – 4. 2021 Wednesday, April 21, 2021
September 1 – 3, 2021 Wednesday, July 21, 2021
December 1 – 3, 2021 Wednesday, October 20, 2021