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Become a Qualified or Certified Health Care Interpreter

Step 1 

Meet all of the Requirements

English Version: Health Care Interpreter Requirements

Spanish Version: Health Care Interpreter Requirements

Language Proficiency Crosswalk

Sign Language HCI Requirements

Step 2

Complete Your Initial Application for Health Care Interpreter

English Version: Health Care Interpreter Application 

Spanish Version: Health Care Interpreter Application

 ,* (Historical Changes to HCI Application)

Step 3

Submit Your Application Packet

Emailed applications preferred.  Include all required documentation together with your completed application. 

PDF or Word formatting preferred.  Please label each attachment in your email. 

*Incomplete applications will not be considered*

Email your Initial Application or Renewal to:


Health Care Interpreter Program
Equity and Inclusion Division
421 SW Oak St. Suite 750
Portland, Oregon  97204

HCI Phone Number: (971) 673-3378
Fax number is 971-673-1128.

* Are you having problems with accessing our on-line application? Please follow the instructions from this link. The instructions will help to download the application in Chrome and Firefox. Also, make sure you have the current version of Adobe Reader.