Form 3911, Five-Year Recertification

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Effective Date: 5/2017


Updated: 5/2017


Certificate holders use this form to confirm that they have completed Continuing Education Units (CEU) necessary to recertify. The information on this form is also used as part of a criminal conviction record check from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Copies and Distribution

Enclose copies of CEU documentation and/or official college transcript(s) to verify fulfillment of continuing education for the current five-year certification period.


The program staff keeps the application one year after the applicant is no longer certified.

Detailed Instructions

Certificate holders must submit Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at the end of a five-year certification period on or before the expiration date printed on the certificate card. Certificate holders complete this form and attach required CEU documentation, which may include copies of workshop certificates of attendance, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) documentation, or official college transcripts. The completed form must be mailed, along with documentation, and the applicable fee, to the following address:

Attention: BEI Office
P.O. Box 12306
Austin, TX 78711

Acronyms and Definitions

BEI—Board for Evaluation of Interpreters

CEUs—Continuing Education Units

RID CMP—Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Certification Maintenance Program

Special Instructions

The Board for Evaluation of Interpreters manual refers to this form in Chapter 4: Court Interpreter Certification, 4.6 Five-Year Recertification.