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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
January 13, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
January 16, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
January 19, 2021
8:30 am Friday
January 22, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
January 29, 2021
8:30 am Monday
February 1, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
February 4, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
February 7, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
February 9, 2021
8:30 am Friday
February 12, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
February 17, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
February 20, 2020
8:30 am
Thursday
February 25, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
February 28, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
March 5, 2021
8:30 am Monday
March 8, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
March 16, 2021
8:30 am Friday
March 19, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
March 24, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
March 27, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
April 1, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
April 4, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
April 9, 2021
8:30 am Monday
April 12, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
April 20, 2021
8:30 am Friday
April 23, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
April 28, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
May 1, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
May 6, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
May 9, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
May 14, 2021
8:30 am Monday
May 17, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
May 25, 2021
8:30 am Friday
May 28, 2021
8:30 am
Wednesday
June 2, 2021
8:30 am Saturday
June 5, 2021
8:30 am
Thursday
June 10, 2021
8:30 am Sunday
June 13, 2021
8:30 am
Friday
June 18, 2021
8:30 am Monday
June 21, 2021
8:30 am
Tuesday
June 29, 2021
8:30 am Friday
July 2, 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