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Georgia Commission on Interpreters Online Orientation Workshop

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Chief Justice’s Statewide Judicial Emergency Order, the Orientation Workshop will be offered remotely. No in-persons workshops have been scheduled at this time.

Registration and payment for the workshop can be made through the Georgia Courts Registrar. Registrants have access to orientation presentations, materials, and quizzes for 72 hours. They must complete the course within that time to receive credit—registrants who fail to complete the course within 72-hours forfeit their registration fee. A link granting access to the workshop will be sent one day before the start of the orientation. Materials may not be accessed before the beginning of the scheduled session.

2021 Online Orientation Workshop Schedule

*Dates and times are subject to change

Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the orientation. Refunds are not permitted once course materials have been accessed.
Please frequently check the website for the most up to date information.

Start Date Start Time End Date End Time
Wednesday
July 7, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
July 10, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
July 15, 2021
8:30 am Friday
July 18, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
July 23, 2021
8:30 am Monday
July 26, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
July 27, 2021
8:30 am Friday
July 30, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
August 4, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
August 7, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
August 12, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
August 15, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
August 20, 2021
8:30 am Monday
August 23, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
August 24, 2021
8:30 am Friday
August 27, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
September 1, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
September 4, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
September 9, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
September 12, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
September 17, 2021
8:30 am Monday
September 20, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
September 21, 2021
8:30 am Friday
September 24, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
September 29, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
October 2, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
October 7, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
October 10, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
October 15, 2021
8:30 am Monday
October 18, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
October 19, 2021
8:30 am Friday
October 22, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
October 27, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
October 30, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
November 4, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
November 7, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
November 12
8:30 am Monday
November 15, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
November 16, 2021
8:30 am Friday
November 19, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
December 8, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
December 11, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
December 16, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
December 19, 2021
8:30 am

Georgia Commission on Interpreters English Written Exam

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

The English Written Exam is available for registration once the Online Orientation Workshop is completed. Registration and payment for the exam can be made through the Georgia Courts Registrar ( GCR).  Cancelations must be made no less than 24 hours before the exam to be eligible for a refund. Exams are administered at the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts every Monday and Tuesday of the week. Timing may vary.  For a list of available dates and times, log into your GCR account and select the “English Written Exam” tab.

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