***NEW LICENSE RENEWAL PROCEDURES: LAWFUL PRESENCE REQUIREMENT
Effective January 1, 2012, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011 (O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1 (e)), requires that persons applying for a license or license renewal with the Georgia Commission on Interpreters provide proof of their lawful presence in the United States.
In compliance with the requirement(s) of the new law, the Commission cannot issue or renew any court interpreter license until the two documents as described below have been received in our office. Therefore, before your 2012 license can be issued or renewed, you must:
These documents must be submitted at the time of your application. If you are applying online, the documents should be faxed to (770) 408-5144. If you are submitting your renewal through the U.S. Postal Service, a copy of the requested documents should be included with your renewal application.