OAR 333-002-0070
Approval of Testing Centers, Skill Evaluation and Assessment


The Authority shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with medical interpreter certification testing centers and language proficiency testing centers establishing the manner and means for testing Oregon applicants for health care interpreter certification and qualification, and including a process for sharing testing information with the Authority and the applicant.


Authority approved medical interpreter testing centers shall test interpreting skills and ability.


The Authority shall maintain and make readily available to the public a list of approved medical interpreter certification testing centers and language proficiency testing centers.


The Authority may proctor testing and determine testing locations if the approved testing centers do not have their own testing centers and the ability to verify the applicant’s identity before testing.


Government issued photo identification showing the name and address of the applicant such as a valid driver’s license, state identification card, military identification, current passport, or immigration or naturalization documents shall be presented before an individual enters an evaluation or assessment.


An applicant whose conduct interferes with or disrupts the testing process may be dismissed and disqualified from future evaluations and assessments. Such conduct includes but is not limited to the following behaviors:


Giving or receiving evaluation or assessment data, either directly or indirectly, during the testing process.


Failing to follow written or oral instructions related to conducting the evaluation or assessment, including termination times and procedures.


Introducing unauthorized materials during any portion of the evaluation or assessment.


Attempting to remove evaluation or assessment materials or notations from the testing site.


Falsifying or misrepresenting educational credentials or other information required for admission to the evaluation or assessment.


Applicants needing accommodation because of a disability may apply to the testing center for accommodations to complete an evaluation or assessment.


Test questions, scoring keys, and other data used to administer evaluations and assessments are exempt from disclosure under ORS 192.410 through 192.505.


The Authority may release statistical information regarding evaluation or assessment pass or fail rates by group, evaluation or assessment type, and subject area to any interested party.

Source: Rule 333-002-0070 — Approval of Testing Centers, Skill Evaluation and Assessment, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=333-002-0070.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 333-002-0070’s source at or​.us