Professional Members of the ITIA who specialise in legal translation may be interested in becoming an ITIA Certified Legal Translator

Entry requirements

In order to apply for the examination to become an ITIA Certified Legal Translator, a candidate must already be an approved professional member of the ITIA and have 5 years of documented translation experience. Professional Members may only apply to become an ITIA Certified Legal Translator for the language combination(s) for which they hold professional membership

The ITIA Certified Legal Translator Examination

Candidates are required to translate two texts for each language combination, a short text and a long text. The short text could be, for example, a birth or marriage certificate, while the long text could be an extract from a longer document such as a contract.

Candidates must achieve a PASS in both examination papers.

Application process

The next Certified Legal Translation examination will take place in November 2022 (date TBC).

The closing date for receipt of applications is October 2022 (date TBC) by email.

The following application procedure document and form are for information only as the dates for 2022 have yet to be confirmed: