Important Notice: The
IL BEI Interpreter Testing will not be administered in the months of November
and December due to the Licensure Renewal Period. You may submit the completed
application and required payment. The IL BEL Interpreter Testing will reopen in
The purpose of the IL BEI interpreter testing and certification process is to provide certification options to Illinois interpreters. The certification tests are both proficiency-based and criterion-referenced evaluations.
Illinois_BEI_Manual: The manual helps you to become familiar with the general format, content, and evaluation criteria used in the examinations, as well as, explain IDHHC's policies and procedures for the testing process.
For the best results, we suggest you download the PDF to your computer and complete the form using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader rather than completing the PDF through your web browser. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free from the Adobe website.