Professional Members of the ITIA with experience 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 in order to qualify for ITIA Certified Legal Translator status.

Application process

The next Certified Legal Translator examination will take place on 3 November 2022.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7 October 2022 by email.

This year’s certification webinar (compulsory for exam candidates) will take place on 22 October from 11 am to 1 pm.

The following application procedure documents are now available: