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Become a Qualified or Certified Health Care Interpreter

Step 1 

Meet all of the Requirements

Health Care Interpreter Requirements

Step 2

$25 fee waived; background check no longer required      

Complete Your Initial Application for Health Care Interpreter

Health Care Interpreter Application  ,* (Historical Changes to HCI Application)

Step 3

Submit Your Application Packet

Include all required documentation together with your completed application. 

Email your Initial Application or Renewal to:


Health Care Interpreter Program
Office of Equity and Inclusion
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.