*The following RID certification have been retired. RID no longer supports or recognizes these credentials and individuals can no longer use them as validation of their abilities.
CDI-P (Certified Deaf Interpreter-Provisional)
Holders of this provisional certification are interpreters who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, have demonstrated a minimum of one year experience working as an interpreter, have completed at least eight hours of training on the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct and have completed eight hours of training in general interpretation as it related to an interpreter who is deaf or hard-of-hearing. Holders of this certificate are recommended for a broad range of assignments where an interpreter who is deaf or hard-of-hearing would be beneficial.
CLIP (Conditional Legal Interpreting Permit)
Holders of this conditional permit completed an RID-recognized training program designed for interpreters and transliterators who work in legal settings. CI and CT or CSC certification was required prior to enrollment in the training program. Holders of this conditional permit are recommended for a broad range of assignments in the legal setting during the development of the SC:L certification. This conditional permit was retired on December 31, 1999.
Prov. SC:L (Provisional Specialist Certificate: Legal)
Holders of this provisional certification hold CI and CT or CSC and have completed RID approved legal training. Holders of this certificate are recommended for assignments in the legal setting. This provisional certificate was retired in 1998.