Any member other than an associate or honorary member or member emeritus is an active member.
Any applicant who does not yet fulfill the requirements for active membership in the Association but subscribes to its principles and mission may apply for associate membership.
The conditions for admission to Active Membership are governed by Article 7 of the Association Bylaws (amended Dec. 3, 2016) and are as follows:
"Applicant" means a person applying to TAALS for admission, readmission, or language reclassification.
Applicants for active membership shall fulfill the following requirements:
(5) If an Applicant, owing to special circumstances, cannot comply with the above requirements, special consideration may be requested. A full explanation of the circumstances must then accompany the application.
Applications must set forth sponsorship, experience, a professional domicile and requested language classification. The following sponsorships apply:
For more details, please visit: https://www.taals.net/en/bylaws/">. Please remember that only complete application packages will be accepted. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to collect the sponsorship forms, assemble the application package and then submit a full package to the Admissions Secretary (scanned submission is preferred.)
please submit your completed application no later than February 15.
please submit your completed application no later than September 15.
Application for Active Membership - Translator
Application for Active Membership - Interpreter
Sponsorship Form for Active Membership - CI and T
Application for Associate Membership - Translator
Application for Associate Membership - Interpreter
Sponsorship Form for Associate Membership