As the national organization representing the interpreting profession, RID aims to provide its members with the benefits and services that demonstrate the association’s commitment to the growth of the profession as a whole as well as to each and every individual member.

Membership in RID is more than just benefits and conferences. It is being affiliated with the profession on a national level and having a direct connection to other interpreters.

Below is a list of member benefits (see below for list of organizational member benefits)

  • Subscription to VIEWS, RID’s quarterly newsletter, as well as monthly e-mail updates such as RID e-NEWS .
  • Eligible for reduced certification testing fees (associate, student or certified members only)
  • Journal of Interpretation (free for certified and associate members)
  • Discounts on all RID publications, and products
  • Annual CEC discount code for Certified, Associate, and Student members who maintain good standing
  • Discounts on RID’s biennial conference registration
  • Voting privileges (certified and associate members only)
  • Leadership opportunities to help shape RID and the interpreting profession by serving on committees, councils and task forces
  • Access to exclusive discounts through our partner; MemberDeals
  • Access to members’ only online benefits, including VIEWS online, and a searchable, archived article database.

When you receive your membership card in the mail, a letter will accompany containing the complete explanations and contact information for the various programs offered to RID members. Should you have further questions, please contact members@rid.org.

More often today, professional liability insurance is a requirement for being hired. Your membership gives you unique access to the following:

Liability Insurance for RID Individual Interpreters:

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • General Liability Insurance
  • Worker Compensation/ Workman Compensation Insurance

Liability Insurance for Interpreting Agencies

  • Professional/ General Liability Insurance
  • Worker Compensation/ Workman Compensation Insurance

Contact Gary Meyer at 866.371.8830, e-mail: gmeyer@DHHInsurance.com or go to: www.dhhinsurance.com