ITI offers a range of individual membership categories, both to those who are new to the profession and to experienced translators and/or interpreters, as well as corporate membership options. Please refer to the tables below to see which one is right for you:

 

Individual – Non-Qualified 

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Category Criteria Application Requirements
    References* Other
Student: If you are currently studying for a degree or post-graduate qualification in translation, interpreting or languages. N/A  Proof of enrolment
Graduate Affiliate: If you have been awarded a degree or post-graduate qualification in translation, interpreting or languages within the past 2 years. One professional
One character
 N/A
Career Affiliate: For translators or interpreters who are in the first year of their career, or for professionals from other industries who are considering starting a career in translation or interpreting. One professional
One character
N/A 
Associate (AITI): For translators or interpreters with a minimum of 1 year's relevant professional experience. Two professional
One character
N/A 
Academic: For lecturers of translation, interpreting or languages, from any university or other higher education establishment. One professional
One character
Evidence of published research and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Supporter: For industry professionals who have an interest in translation or interpreting but who are not translators or interpreters (e.g. CEO, project manager, lexicographer). One professional
One character
 N/A

Individual – Qualified 

Category Criteria Application Requirements
    References* Other
Qualified Member (MITI) Translator: For translators with a minimum of 3 years' professional experience, with a relevant degree or equivalent (or 6 years' experience without). Applicants for this category must also pass the ITI Translator Assessment. Two professional
One character
Copy of degree certificate
Qualified Member (MITI) Business/Community Interpreter:

For interpreters with a minimum of 3 years' professional experience, with a relevant degree or equivalent (or 6 years' experience without).
A minimum of 150 days/1,000 hours of relevant interpreting experience across all categories applied for.
Applicants for this category must also pass the ITI Interpreter Interview.

Two professional
One character
Copy of degree certificate
Qualified Member (MITI) Police & Court Interpreter: For interpreters with a minimum of 3 years' professional experience, with a relevant degree or equivalent (or 6 years' experience without).
A minimum of 150 days/1,000 hours of relevant interpreting experience.
A relevant qualification, e.g. the DPSI (Law), DPI or current full membership of the NRPSI.
Applicants for this category must also pass the ITI Interpreter Interview.

Two Professional
One Character

Copy of degree certificate

Relevant qualification

A current standard or enhanced DBS disclosure (dated within the last three years) or a CTC check
Qualified Member (MITI) Conference Interpreter:

For interpreters with a minimum of 3 years' professional experience, with a relevant degree or equivalent (or 6 years' experience without).
Applicants for this category must also pass the ITI  Interpreter Interview.

Two professional
One character

NB: Current full members of AIIC do not need to provide references but must also pass the Interpreter Interview.

Copy of degree certificate
Fellow (FITI): Fellowship is available to Qualified Members with a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience in translation or interpreting. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.   N/A N/A

 * There are specific reference requirements for each different category. Please click here for full details.

Corporate

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Category Criteria Application Requirements
    References* Other
Education: For universities or other higher education establishments that offer translation, interpreting or language courses.  N/A  N/A
Language Services Business:

For businesses or organisations that provide translation, interpreting and other associated language services.

Businesses must have at least two years’ current trading and must pass the credit scoring (verified via Experian).

Two client references

Three supplier references (one of which must be MITI)

Terms of Business

Copy of Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate

Corporate Affiliate: For businesses or organisations other than Language Services Businesses that have a professional interest in the Translation and Interpreting industry.  N/A  N/A

For more detailed information about reference requirements, please click here.

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