Registration for the 2019 Orientations & Exams is Now Open

The cost of the orientation workshop is $200. Orientations are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., both days. You must register and pay for an event through the Georgia Courts Registrar, https://gcr.onegovcloud.com/, by 11:59 PM on the deadline. You must register and pay for the English written exam separately.

 The cost of the written exam is $50. The English written exams are conducted the day after the two-day orientation workshop, in the same venue. The cost of the written exam is not included in the cost of the orientation.

The cost of the oral exam is $250. First priority will be given to those seeking certification for languages other than Spanish and those who reside in high-need areas of Georgia.


Lost in Translation: A Fair Trial, Justices Rule

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a criminal defendant is entitled to a new trial because his uncertified interpreter provided him with an inaccurate interpretation of the proceedings against him.