State Court Administrative Office
SCAO offers three levels at which you may register as a court interpreter. Register as a:
All registered interpreters must have completed the Michigan Court Interpreter Orientation found on the Language Access Certification page.
Any questions about registration can be directed to email@example.com.
Per MCR 8.127, Interpreter registrations must be renewed annually by September 1. Registrations received after September 1 are automatically assessed a $100 late fee. A registration cannot be processed until payment has been received. Payments made by check or money order must be post-marked no later than September 1. Any payment received after September 1st that does not include the $100 late fee will be returned.Checks are made payable to State of Michigan and sent to the following address:
Attn: CertificationPO Box 30048Lansing, MI 48909
Interpreters who previously registered but did not renew their registration for more than one renewal period, may request reinstatement of their registration through the Foreign Language Board of Review.
For example, an interpreter who registered in the 2020/2021 renewal year but did not renew their registration in the 2020/2021 renewal period, may apply for reinstatement of their registration in 2021/2022.
The reinstatement fee is $90. Checks and Money orders are accepted.
Checks are made payable to State of Michigan and sent to the following address:
Attn: CertificationPO Box 30048Lansing, MI 48909Registration Requirements:
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