The Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters (OSTI) is a network of experienced professional interpreters and translators who are highly trained and qualified in different areas.

Many of our interpreters are certified and/or credentialed in the medical or legal fields, having undergone the necessary background checks and rigorous testing required in the specific discipline.

Our translators offer a variety of services, including: medical, legal, business and other disciplines. Many of our translators are certified by the American Translators Association and/or hold master’s, doctoral, and/or law degrees.

Some working languages represented: Spanish, French, American Sign Language, German, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese.
Some counties represented: Wasco, Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, Deschutes, Marion, Douglas, Jackson, Linn and even Seattle, Washington!


    • To help members stay connected
    • To include a broad field of professionals: translators, medical interpreters and court interpreters
    • To provide training that benefits all language access people
    • To help introduce members to direct clients.
    • To promote interaction with all stakeholders, in order to promote a better understanding of the profession at all levels.

Benefits of membership:

        • Listing on the website
        • Discounted rate at OSTI sponsored educational events
        • Participation in member listserv

Membership information
Cost of membership: $55/calendar year or $50/ full year for periods of at least two years, payable to OSTI.

OSTI Membership application: Click the “Join OSTI!” button.
OSTI Bylaws Approved Jan 9, 2014
Bylaws Schedule A signed Dec 27, 2013
OSTI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Jan 9, 2014