Applications may be submitted to one of two admission cycles. Applications to the Fall cycle are accepted through September 15th of each year. Applications to the Spring cycle are accepted through February 15 of each year. New members are admitted by a two-thirds majority of the members at the General Assembly held in November/December of each year. If you wish to apply for membership in TAALS, first review the ADMISSION TO ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP requirements of our Bylaws to determine if you qualify. If you meet the requirements, download and print the relevant forms below. Please contact us here with any questions regarding the application process.
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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,
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.
TAALS Cover Letter
Application for Translators
Application for Interpreters
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