Interpreter Services

Interpreting for an injured worker or a crime victim is covered by L&I and does not require prior authorization. The doctor or vocational provider can determine if the patient needs communication assistance.

Finding an interpreter
Learn about over-the-phone interpreters, including 2 private vendors, or you can find a face-to-face interpreter using out interpreter look-up service.

Interpreter Look-up Service
Use this tool to locate an interpreter in your area.

How to become an interpreter
Information on credentials and links to L&I forms.

Do's & Don'ts - What you can and cannot do as an interpreter.
As an interpreter for an injured worker or crime victim, learn what is allowed.

Bill L&I - How to bill L&I for your services.
Information on how to bill L&I, what is covered and what forms to use.

Fee Codes - Use these codes and policies to bill L&I.
Use the codes on this page to bill L&I or the self-insurer. There is also a list of what is not covered and a page of sample billing scenarios.


If you have questions, please contact Cecilia Maskell,, or call 360-902-5161.

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