When you become a member of the ACCI you can display the ACCI (members) or FCCI (fellow members) letters after your name retrospectively.

It shows that you are a qualified and certified interpreter

Membership grades:

Member (ACCI):

–        A minimum of a degree level qualification

–       A minimum of 2 years’ experience

You will usually have one or more of the following qualifications:

–       IoLET Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

–       IoLET Diploma in Police Interpreting (DPI)

–       BA or MA in interpreting

–       Other diplomas and certificates at degree and postgraduate level will be considered

Fellow Member (FCCI)

In addition to the above you will normally have at least 10 years of experience for direct fellowship or
you will have been the ACCI member for at least 5 years.

Both members and fellows must regularly engage in CPD and keep an up-to-date record of your CPD
activities. You must also have a 12 month CPD plan on your renewal date.

All UK members must hold a minimum of enhanced DBS disclosure which must be registered for an
online update service.

General notes:

1. All applications are a subject to £15 assessment fee.
2. Non-UK qualifications will only be considered with NARIC report.
3. The ACCI’s decision is final.
4. Assessment and membership fees are non-refundable.
5. You agree to receive emails and other correspondence regarding the ACCI membership.