To be eligible for DARS DHHS BEI trilingual certification, an applicant must

  • meet the requirements in 1.2 (A) Qualifications and Requirements for a BEI Certificate;
  • provide proof of possessing one of the following prerequisite certificates:
    • BEI Level I, II, III, IV, V, Basic, Advanced, or Master certificate;
    • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Comprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC), Certificate of Interpretation (CI), and Certificate of Transliteration (CT) or CI/CT; or
    • National Association of the Deaf-Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NAD-RID) National Interpreter Certification (NIC), National Interpreter Certification Advanced, or National Interpreter Certification Master; and
  • pass the following prerequisite tests:
    • Test of Spanish Proficiency (TSP); and
    • a trilingual performance test.