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KIS Interpreter Qualifications

KIS has interpreters that are both Generalist and Specialists. Generalists include:

  • NIC
  • NIC Advanced
  • NIC Master

KIS is proud to offer interpreters with the following Specialty Certifications:

  • SC:L – Specialist Certificate: Legal
  • CDI – Certified Deaf Interpreter
  • SC:PA – Specialist Certificate: Performing Arts

KIS also recognizes and provides Generalist interpreters certified under the former testing process:

  • CI – Certificate of Interpretation
  • CT – Certificate of Transliteration
  • CI and CT – Certificate of Interpretation and Transliteration
  • CSC – Comprehensive Skills Certificate
  • NAD III – Generalist
  • NAD IV – Advanced
  • NAD V – Master
  • OTC – Oral Transliteration Certificate
  • MCSC – Master Comprehensive Certificate
  • RSC – Reverse Skills Certificate
  • OIC:C – Oral Interpretation Certificate: Comprehensive
  • Ed: K-12 – Educational Certificate: K-12

“I just want to say thank you for the opportunity to work for KIS. I am having a great time with KIS clients and I also love the accessibility of the website. I appreciate your quick responses to my email; the efficiency makes me feel like I’m a valued interpreter.”

—JoAnn Rowe, KIS Interpreter


Deaf-owned, KIS is a unique partnership of two nationally known interpreters with over 30 years of interpreting experience.

Specialty Communities

Serving all interpreting needs with expertise in academic, legal, and healthcare settings, KIS provides the highest quality interpreters.

Video Remote Interpreting Services

The KIS VRI System™ is an easy option that may be used in a variety of settings. Read more about VRI…

We're a State of Minnesota Contracted Vendor

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ASL Translation at Coon Rapids High School

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