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CA COURT ORAL PROFICIENCY EXAM INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADS

Please ensure you provide/update your language(s) of Intent when registering for any California Court ​Interpreter exam.

The oral proficiency exam measures the ability of an individual to communicate in the language being tested. The exam is given by a live, trained, and certified American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) interviewer over a secure telephone connection. Your exam will be recorded by the ACTFL interviewer so that it can later be rated. Register and schedule your exam at one time by calling 888-226-9406 between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday.

STATE COURT BILINGUAL EMPLOYEES

Bilingual staffs who work at the state courts can take the Oral Proficiency Exam to assess their proficiency in Spanish plus 70 other languages.

A list of available Oral Proficiency Exam (OPE) languages is shown below

NOTE: Candidates pursuing registered status in one of the languages for which OPE is not available still must take and pass the Written and the English OPE). Please note: Exams are subject to availability.

Afrikaans Akan-Twi Albanian Amharic *Arabic *Armenian Azerbaijani
Baluchi Bengali Bosnian Bulgarian Burmese Cambodian (*Khmer) *Cantonese
Cebuano Czech Dari Dutch English French Georgian
German Greek (Modern) Gujarati Haitian Creole Hausa Hebrew Hindi
Hmong/Mong Hungarian Igbo Ilocano Indonesian Italian *Japanese
Kashmiri *Korean Kurdish Lao Malay Malayalam *Mandarin
Nepali Pashto Persian Farsi Polish *Portuguese *Punjabi Romanian
*Russian Serbian-Croatian Sinhalese Slovak Somali *Spanish Swahili
*Tagalog Tajik Tamil Tausug Telugu Thai Tigrinya
Turkish Turkmen Urdu Uzbek *Vietnamese Wolof Wu and Yoruba
* Certified Language, OPE Exam optional, not required
 

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TEST CENTER LOCATIONS IN CALIFORNIA
CITY ADDRESS
Alameda 1411 Harbor Bay Pkwy., Suite 1001, CA 94502
Anaheim 1290 N. Hancock St., Suite 250, CA 92807
Camarillo 501 Mobil Ave., Suite D, CA 93010
Culver City 5601 W. Slauson Blvd., Suite 110, CA 90230
Fair Oaks 5330 Primrose Drive, Suite 200, CA 95628
Fresno 2540 W. Shaw Lane, Suite 110A, CA 93711
Glendale 701 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 210, CA 91203
Lake Forest 24551 Raymond Way, Suite 180, CA 92630
Rancho Cucamonga 7365 Carnelian St., Suite 107, CA 91730
San Bruno 801 Traeger Ave., Suite 104, CA 94066
San Diego 5075 Shoreham Place, Suite 180, CA 92122
San Francisco 100 California St., Suite 105, CA 94111
San Francisco 222 Kearny St., Suite 603, CA 94108
San Jose 2665 N. First St., Suite 207, CA 95134

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