The following two options are available for taking the written exam:

  1. Take the exam from your own home or office with an online proctor.
  2. Take the exam at a testing site close to you.

The written exam fee is $175 and is non-refundable.

To pass the test, your percentage score must be at least 75%.

In the event you do not pass the written exam, you will need to reschedule the exam and pay the full fee again.  

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If you want to take the exam at a testing center, your program advisor will assist you with scheduling your exam once you are approved for the program.

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Extensions: You have six months after the date you pass the written exam to schedule the oral exam. If for some reason (such as illness or death in the family) you need an extension, you must contact your program advisor (or email staff@certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org) before the six months have expired.

Results: You will receive your written exam results right away. For online tests, only a percentage score will be available. To pass the test, your percentage score must be at least 75%.

Retakes: The exam costs the same ($175) each time you take it. If you need to retake the exam, you must pay the full exam fee each time.

Fees Expiration and Refunds Policies: The exam fees are non-refundable and an exam fee will expire after one year if the exam has not been taken.