Setting the Standard for Quality in Healthcare Interpreting

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Healthcare Interpreters

The CoreCHI™ and CHI™ are the nation's highest certification credentials available to healthcare interpreters

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Hospitals &
Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers choose CCHI certified interpreters - CoreCHI™ and CHI™ - as their preferred means of ensuring language access. Join us and demonstrate your commitment to quality care and patient safety.

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Language Service Providers

Healthcare providers depend on you to have trained and qualified interpreters. It is just smart business to validate your hiring practices and training with CCHI credentials.

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Training Providers

Healthcare interpreters and providers choose CCHI accredited continuing education programs. CCHI accreditation ensures your program's credibility and visibility.

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01.20.2018

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters

CCHI has an online application process that requires an applicant to create a Profile. This Profile remains active as long as the interpreter moves through the certification process and, subsequently, renews their certification. As of October 12, 2017, CCHI requires applicants to upload documentation that evidences their eligibility in an electronic format (as a pdf or jpg file) in the application.

Please click on the following links to learn more about different aspects of the the application process:

 

 

If you have any questions about your application, please contact our Director of Operations Ms. Malika Sadi-Goodman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

I need to get Certified

Congratulations on taking the first step toward becoming a certified healthcare interpreter. The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) welcomes you to our national medical interpreter certification program.

CCHI proudly offers two examinations for you to become a professional healthcare interpreter.

  • Core Certification Healthcare Interpreter™ examination (CoreCHI™) for interpreters of all languages 
  • Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ examination (CHI™) for Spanish, Arabic, & Mandarin interpreters
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Get Certified: Basic Steps

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Find a Testing Center & Schedule

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Prepare for Your Exam

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I have a CoreCHI™ or CHI™ certification

CCHI congratulates all healthcare interpreters who have earned the CoreCHI™ or CHI™ certification. The CoreCHI™ and CHI™ credentials are the nation’s highest certifications available to medical interpreters and professional recognition of your qualification.

You are part of a professional cadre of over 3,000 certified interpreters nationwide providing the assurance of safety, accuracy, respect of boundaries, and transparency required in a healthcare setting.

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Renew Your Credential

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Order CCHI Certificates

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