Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreter Registry

Interpreting Services

If you are in need of interpreting services, please call 2-1-1, or visit and search for “Sign Language Interpretation.” TTY: 800-671-0737.

Connecticut Registered Interpreters


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, complete the Registration Form and email along with appropriate documentation to Department of Aging and Disability Services You can also mail a hard copy if needed to the Department of Aging and Disability Services Interpreting Registry, 55 Farmington Avenue, 12th floor, Hartford, CT 06105 (email preferred). Interpreter Registration must be completed annually. 

If you have any questions about the registry, please email


Connecticut General Statute Mandating Interpreter Registration
CONNECTICUT GENERAL STATUTE MANDATING INTERPRETER REGISTRATION (Sec. 46a-33a. Registration of persons providing interpreting services.) PLEASE NOTE, Public Act 22-31, AN ACT CONCERNING STANDARDS FOR INTERPRETERS FOR DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING PERSONS hold additional information regarding Interpreter settings and qualifications for each. 

Follow this link for the Registration Form.

NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) has information available for the NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification (NIC) knowledge (written) test as well as information for the Interview and Performance Test. For more information, please visit the RID website at

For details on types of certifications for Interpreter Services, please visit the national Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf overview.

Cued Speech Certification
To register to take the Cued Speech Certification test, please contact Testing, Evaluation & Certification Unit, Inc. (TECUnit) at (301) 434-1137, (301) 593-6571 (fax), or visiting website