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Utah Interpreter Program

The Utah Interpreter Program (UIP) is a program within the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. UIP is responsible for certifying and regulating American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters for the state of Utah. Utah law requires interpreters be certified to work in the state. UIP maintains an Interpreter Directory of all certified interpreters who are authorized to work. UIP is not an interpreter agency, and does not hire out interpreters. More information about hiring an interpreter can found in the Interpreter Directory.

UIP offers state certification examinations, and recognizes national certifications issued by RID, NAD and EIPA. For information on state certification testing, go to Certification Process. For interpreters with a national certification, go to Apply for Renewal/Recognition.

Login / Apply to Become an Interpreter

Instructions for setting up your online interpreter account in order to “Login / Apply to Become an Interpreter”.


UIP Testing Announcement

We would like to announce that the Utah Novice and the Utah Certified Deaf Interpreter (UCDI) Exams are now available to schedule and test. You will need to click on "Login/ Become an Interpreter". Next you will need to create a new Utah ID if you dont have one already. Once in your account on the certification tab you will need to select the green button and add the certification that you would like to start pursuing. If you have any questions please contact us at uip@utah.gov.

New Testing Criteria

We are happy to release the updated testing criteria. Here you will find the updated criteria for the Utah Certified Novice Interpreter (UCNI), Utah Certified Professional Interpreter (UCPI), Utah Certified Deaf Interpreter ( UCDI).


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