CTP Testing Dates Requirements


CTP Program Enrollment & Practice Testination Dates

The CTP Designation is now open for registration. Our program is very exclusive and admits just 100 participants each quarter. Limiting scheduling to 100 participants each examination ensures that our team will be able to provide timely customer service to any questions and concerns our participants have.

To learn more about the CTP and how to register as one of the limited 100 annual participants, please complete the email form below:

Benefits: To see why others have joined the CTP Program, please see our benefits here. If you would like to schedule for the last available examination for 2013, please see the deadline below.

 The last available examination date for 2013 is:

  • Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 (Deadline to schedule: Saturday, October 19th)

Scheduling Your Practice Testination

To schedule your examination, please use the form at the bottom of this page. You can also schedule your examination via email, over the phone, or with our Click and Chat service. If you have any questions, please let us know! There is no deadline to complete the CTP program, and you are welcome to schedule your examination date when you register. You can also notify us of your examination date at a later date. Please do so at least 2 weeks before registration by the deadlines aforementioned.

Testing Procedures

The certification examination is a 3 hour open-book exam in a specific language pair. The exam presents 80 multiple choice questions in English, two essay questions in English, and then two passages of approximately 150-175 words each to be translated to and from English and the target language of your choice.

The CTP Designation is a self-study program, and the examination for the CTP Program is offered 100% online, removing the cost or time of traveling to a testing center. As long as you have a reliable and consistent internet connection, you may complete our program from anywhere in the world. On the date of your scheduled examination, you will have 24 hours to start your 3-hour examination. The examination is hosted on Eastern Standard Time (GMT – 5). The examination is made available to scheduled participants from 12:01AM EST to 11:59pm EST on the day of the exam. Participants who are scheduled will be sent access information at 11:55pm the night before the exam.

CTP Program Requirements

All candidates must have at least one year of experience with another language. The experience may be completed through taking language courses, completing an exchange program in another country, or through an internship where a candidate has spoken or translated a foreign language for more than 10 hours a week.

To schedule your examination below, you must already be registered for the CTP program. If you are not yet registered, please do so here: https://https://translatorcertification.com/Register-for-CTP-Program/.

CTP Practice Testination Date Scheduling Form

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