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The IMIA is the oldest and largest organization of medical interpreters in the United States. Our membership of over 1,500 includes interpreters, trainers, providers, policy makers, advocates and others.

Join us and become regularly involved in activities with other IMIA members around the world.

As an IMIA member, you have many benefits and are linked to local, state, national, and international efforts to advocate for the right of linguistically diverse patients to a competent medical interpreter. You will also find that this is a community of empowerment, where medical interpreters are respected as professionals and as the experts in medical interpreting. Join IMIA

IMIA Indiviual Membership:

Membership dues:
$120 for 1 year
$180 for 2 years
$240 for 3 years. 

Benefits as an IMIA Individual Member:

  • Discounted registration to all IMIA events and initiatives
  • Free Lifelong Learning Webinar Series offering CEUs for recertification.
  • Opportunity for professional development through leadership positions in IMIA
  • Opportunity to participate in all IMIA networking activities and discussion groups (Divisions, Committees, State and International Chapters)
  • Opportunity for employment through IMIA job announcements and participation in IMIA "Find an Interpreter" listing
  • Use of Medical Terminology Database
  • See new Training Opportunities in the field
  • Inclusion of your profile in the International Medical Interpreter Registry

Once we receive your completed application and payment, an IMIA staff member will review and approve your membership.  Please complete your application thoroughly. Once approved, you will be notified by email and will be able to login to the website. (Please allow 2-3 business days for approval).

Membership ID Cards

IMIA is going GREEN!! To help minimize our eco-footprint, in the interest of time, postage and the planet, we will no longer be issuing membership cards. Members can be assured that all membership information maybe updated at anytime, by first logging into your membership and then visiting here: http://imiaweb.org/members/profile.asp

Your membership status maybe verified at any time via the free and open to the public Interpreter Registry here: http://imiaweb.org/corporate/find.asp

If you are already a member and would like to renew, please go HERE

If you are applying for corporate membership, please go HERE



IMIA Corporate (ISP) Membership:

Annual Dues:
$450 Non-profit Organizations
$650 For-profit Organizations

Benefits as an IMIA Interpreter Service Provider (ISP) Member:

  • Your organization may have up to 5 ISP Representatives in the corporate membership profile, all of whom are entitled to full membership benefits
  • Access to a database of active medical interpreters representing over 70 languages and dialects
  • Opportunities for online job posting and face-to-face recruitment of skilled interpreters.
  • Invitations to special committee meetings, training opportunities for the 5 representatives
  • Special discount on sponsorship exhibitor spots at our annual conference and various symposiums and events
  • Your organization will be listed with link on our website in the 'ISP Members' directory
  • Your orgranization may use the IMIA logo on its web site (members may view details about this is at http://www.imiaweb.org/about/logos.asp).
  • You will have a discount to future exhibits and to any upcoming IMIA sponsored events.
  • Opportunities to network with other ISP members
  • We can act as technical consultants for you in matters of recruitment, testing, and standards compliance.


If you are applying for corporate membership, please go HERE



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