Mich. Admin. Code R. 393.5031 - Application for certification by division

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 31.

(1) The division shall certify and list an in-state or out-of-state applicant who submits 1 of the following to the division, as applicable:
(a) An application for recognition as a state-certified interpreter and all of the following:
(i) Acceptable passing scores on the state administered interpreter test or any other test accepted by this state or any other state that has a reciprocal agreement with the division for an appropriate level test.
(ii) Payment of the fee prescribed in MCL 393.508e.
(iii) Four years after the effective date of these rules, possession of an associates or higher degree from an accredited institution.
(b) An application for recognition as a nationally certified interpreter and both of the following:
(i) A copy of the interpreters RID membership card which shows the type of certification and a current expiration date.
(ii) Payment of the fee prescribed in MCL 393.508e.
(c) A holder of a current QA I, QA II, and QA III, an application, a copy of the interpreters currently held professional credential, and payment of the fee prescribed in MCL 393.508e may be submitted for renewal until the QA I, QA II, and QA III are phased out.
(d) An application for state recognized EIPA certification and all of the following:
(i) Acceptable passing scores on the EIPA examination.
(ii) Modality utilized while taking the test.
(iii) Verification that the interpreter is certified at the elementary or secondary level.
(iv) Payment of the fee prescribed in MCL 393.508e.
(2) An interpreter possessing state or national certification before the effective date of these rules is exempt from degree requirements of subrule (1)(a)(iii) of this rule unless the certification has lapsed for more than 30 calendar days.
(3) Applications shall be submitted on original forms provided by the division, completed and signed by the applicant, and shall include all of the following:
(a) A copy of a valid state photo-identification.
(b) Evidence of attainment of 18 years of age at time of application.
(c) A statement signed by the applicant agreeing to comply with rules and regulations for state certification as an interpreter.
(d) A statement signed by the applicant verifying the truthfulness of information provided, and affirming that the applicant will comply with the NAD-RID code of professional conduct as provided in R 393.5052, will comply with the EIPA Guidelines of Professional Conduct for Educational Interpreters, Version August 1, 2007, and will conduct him or herself as required under these rules
(e) The application fee required under MCL 393.508e.
(f) Contact information for the applicant.
(4) The division may require additional documentation from the applicant if the division questions the accuracy or authenticity of submitted documentation, because of discrepancies or incomplete information, or because there is a need for clarification.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 393.5031
2014 AACS

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