CCHI is proud to keep the cost of the medical interpreter certification affordable. We review the fee structure annually, yet our fees have not changed since 2010.
All fees are subject to change without notice.
Click on the corresponding “blue bars” below to view our Rescheduling/Cancellation Fees and the Refund Policy (if you qualify for a refund, the refund processing fee is $12).
Click here about our special discount for candidates who have a certification from another interpreter certification entity or from ATA.
*All exam fees are for one (1) test administration only. An exam fee will expire after one year if the exam has not been taken.
** CCHI temporarily reduces by 20% the certification renewal fee for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic (from the original $300 fee). This decision is retroactive as of March 1, 2020, i.e. the reduction is applicable to all those certificants who paid the renewal fee on and after 03/01/20. We will refund the difference to those who have paid the fee by 06/20/20. The refund will be processed online to the card used for the original payment. All certificants submitting their renewal applications now will see and pay the reduced fee as part of the regular online application process. CCHI reserves the right to discontinue this discounted fee at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice.
All applicants and candidates seeking CCHI’s certification and CCHI certificants must comply with this Refund Policy. Submitting an application online constitutes understanding of and agreement to follow this Policy.
1. Examination Fees
You may receive an exam fee refund ONLY IF your eligibility to take the corresponding exam has not expired, AND:
After you have taken the examination, OR if you missed your exam appointment, NO refunds will be granted.
Requests for a refund must be received prior to the end of your exam eligibility period:
CCHI does not grant refunds after that date (i.e., after the end of your eligibility).
CCHI charges a processing fee of $12 on all refunds. This amount is subject to change without notice.
To request a refund, you must contact CCHI via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for a future exam after cancelling and receiving a refund, you must pay full costs.
2. Application Fees
Application fees are non-refundable.
CCHI does NOT refund the following processing fees for:
Reversing transaction charges in connection with payment of these fees without requesting a refund constitutes non-compliance with this policy and may incur disciplinary actions.