Member Benefits

The Membership Committee would like to extend you a warm invitation to join us and become regularly involved in activities with other NCIHC members around the country.

As an NCIHC member, you have the right to vote in board elections and are linked to national efforts to advocate for the right of limited English proficient (LEP) persons seeking health care.

Membership to the Council includes:

  • NCIHC Listserv subscription
  • NCIHC Bulletin Boards subscription
  • Voting rights in Board elections
  • The ability to serve on the Council as a committee or board member
  • The opportunity to attend and/or present at the NCIHC Annual Membership Meeting
  • FREE Home for Trainers Webinars
  • The chance to be part of historic events that help to establish the profession, such as the development of a national Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for interpreters in health care as well as upcoming projects, such as the development of national standards for interpreter training and efforts toward a national certification program for health care interpreters.
  • Linkage to national advocacy efforts and movements

Become an active part of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care!


In the membership application, you can choose which membership type best suits your needs, outlined below.


Individual member (choose if you are a member of NCIHC only) $55/year
Discounted individual member (choose if you are an active member of another interpreter organization)  $45/year
Student member (valid for one year only) $30/year 
Non-profit organization (includes six listserv subscriptions) $145/year
Corporate member (includes six listserv subscriptions) $180/year