Mich. Admin. Code R. 393.5092 - Renewal for state-certified qualified interpreters; retesting

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

Rule 92.

(1) The state-issued credential of every qualified interpreter holding state issued certification by examination shall meet the renewal requirements of R 393.5091(1).
(2) The state-issued credential to BEI certificate holders shall expire annually on the date of the initial certification.
(3) The state issued credential to DI certificate holders shall expire annually on the date of the initial certification.
(4) An interpreter holding a state issued certification shall annually submit a renewal application on forms provided by the division, along with professional development documentation and appropriate fee, so that it is postmarked on or before its individualized date.
(5) A qualified interpreter who fails to renew his or her qualified interpreter certificate in this state by the due date in which his or her credential expires shall pay a late fee equal to ½ the renewal fee as provided under R 393.5094, in addition to the regular renewal fee.
(6) A state-certified qualified interpreter who allows his or her credential to lapse shall be required to retest, unless the fully completed renewal is submitted within 90 calendar days following the date that the credential expired.
(7) An interpreters 4-year testing cycle begins upon achieving a MI BEI. At the end of each 4-year testing cycle, a qualified interpreter with a MI BEI I certificate on the state-administered examination MI BEI shall continue to retest for a higher certification in addition to meeting all other renewal requirements. An extension will not be granted for failure to successfully complete testing before the end of the testing cycle. A reinstatement fee plus testing will be required.
(8) The holder of a MI BEI I shall submit his or her CEU requirements annually.
(9) Upon passage of the MI BEI II test or higher level, an interpreter qualified through the state-certification process shall not be required to test every 4 years. The interpreter may submit 2.0 CEUs requirements annually or 4.0 CEUs every other year. Renewal fees are due annually.
(10) The division may prorate the number of CEUs due from an person that is transitioning from a lower standard level certification to a higher level standard level certification. Prorated CEUs shall be rounded to the nearest whole number.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 393.5092
2014 AACS

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