Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreter Registry
CT Interpreter Registry
On June 8, 1998, Governor John G. Rowland signed Public Act No. 98-251 concerning the registration of interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing into law. This registration of all Sign Language, Oral and Cued Speech Interpreters became effective October 1, 1998. If you are currently interpreting in the state of Connecticut, please print and complete the Registration Form and mail along with appropriate documentation to Department of Rehabilitation Services: Interpreting Registry, 55 Farmington Avenue, 12th floor, Hartford, CT 06105 or via email to: DORS.Interpreting@ct.gov (email preferred). Interpreter Registration must be completed annually.
Connecticut General Statute Mandating Interpreter Registration
Follow this link for the Registration Form
NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification
For details on types of certifications for Interpreter Services, please visit the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf overview.
Cued Speech Certification
Connecticut Registered Interpreters
If you are in need of interpreting services, please call 2-1-1, or visit www.211ct.org and search for “Sign Language Interpretation.” TTY: 800-671-0737.