If you have questions,
call (919) 698-0721
or send an e-mail to
Kristy Stevenson, CATI
Organizational Communications Manager
catiadmin@catiweb.org

How to complete the CATI New Member Registration Form

  1. Click HERE to read about membership types and fees first (on this page)

  2. Click HERE to read through the directions (on this page)

  3. Click HERE to open the registration form 
    (opens in a new window - please disable pop-up blockers)

    If you would prefer to print, fill out, and mail a hardcopy Member Profile Questionnaire, please click here.

  4. Scroll down to CATI Membership Types and Fees, select your membership type, and pay corresponding dues to complete registration process and activate your membership.

Registration Form Instructions

Your membership will not be active until your payment is received and we have emailed you your user ID and password.

The information you provide on this form will be entered in the database from which the CATI membership directory is compiled.  Even if you expect some of the information to change, please respond now and submit an update later if necessary. 

Completion of the contact information, including your street and email address, is critical to creating your record and contacting you with your approval information.  The fields marked "Not Published" will only be visible to CATI staff.

New member information is uploaded in the order it is received; you will receive email confirmation by way of a Welcome letter when your profile is complete.

Working language information may only be entered after your membership has been approved.
When you receive your logon credentials, you must log on to complete your Working  Language information.  
You will not appear in the language index until you have logged in and entered this additional information. 

DON'T FORGET TO CLICK THE REGISTER BUTTON at the end of the page!

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Name and Contact Information (Asterisk fields required)

Your last name will be used to alphabetize this list; as such, please be sure  that all particles, hyphens, etc., are properly placed.

Note: For corporate and institutional membership, please indicate the name of the primary contact person here.

You must enter a private street and email address that will be visible to CATI administrators only.  City, State, and Zip code are required, but you may leave the published address field blank.
You may use the same address for your published and unpublished email, or you may leave the published email address blank.  
We strongly recommend that you include at least one form of published contact information, either a phone number or email address, so that potential clients can contact you.

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Member Type (Required)

Indicate the type of membership you wish to register wtih CATI.  Information about the types of CATI membership and annual rates is available here.

 

Native or dominant language and country of origin

Your native language is the one you first acquired as a child. Your dominant language is the one that comes more easily to you now. List a dominant language only if you have become more proficient in this language than in your native language.

You will complete your language interpretation and translation capabilities online after CATI has emailed you your CATI member ID.

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Affiliations and Certifications

CATI members may be affiliated with other associations or membership organizations, most noteably ATA. 
Affiliation with the American Translators Association (ATA) is optional. Chapter members cannot claim ATA membership unless their dues for the current year have been paid to the national association.

A free-form field also allows you to enter the names of other organizations and affiliations you participate in.

A free form field allows you to also list your Industry and Other certifications

 

Preferred fields (Required)

List up to six fields in which you have specialized knowledge or experience. Listing preferred fields does not imply that you accept work only in these fields. 
Do not use this space to list more general categories, such as "technology." You may mention these in your biography paragraph if you wish. 
List your specializations separated by commas. For example:

Insurance, education, accounting, marketing, patents, family planning

See also Some examples of specializations.

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Biographical or Descriptive Paragraph (Required)

Use this input field to submit:

  • A biographical paragraph (individual members), or
  • A descriptive paragraph (corporate and institutional members)

This paragraph will be included in the CATI Directory and on the CATI website. Please limit the paragraph to a maximum of 100 words (individual members) or 150 words (corporate and institutional members) and do not use any HTML tags.

For guidance on writing your biographical paragraph, see “New CATI directory format offers more latitude” by Ann C. Sherwin. State your credentials (education, professional certification, experience) and other facts you wish to convey to potential clients. Subjective claims about the quality, reliability or cost of your services will not be included. Remember, the intent of this biography is to state objective information. Use abbreviations only if unambiguous and readily recognized. CATI reserves the right to edit submissions.

Note: Claims of certification must include the name of the certifying body and the specific skills, language pair and direction tested for. Blanket claims of "certified translator" or "certified interpreter" without this information will not be published.

 

DON'T FORGET TO CLICK THE REGISTER BUTTON at the end of the page!

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CATI Membership Types and Fees

Thank you for your interest in joining CATI. New members and renewals are *always* welcome! 

To complete the registration process, you can make payment ONLINE via Paypal by choosing one of the following category links:
    • Individual member, click here. ($70)

    • Individual member plus family member at same address, click here. ($135)

    • Corporate member, click here. ($110)
      Corporate membership is open to for-profit enterprises.

    • Institutional member, click here. ($85)
      Institutional membership is open to non-profit universities and hospitals.

    • Student member, click here. ($30)
      Student membership is open to graduate and undergraduate college or university students enrolled in any part-time or full-time program in a translation- or interpreting-related program, including foreign language study. Membership is limited to 4 years. Student membership is no longer valid upon passage of an ATA certification exam — members must convert their membership if they become certified. Students must provide a photocopy of student ID and contact of a professor/instructor who can verify status/program. Please mail proof of student status to CATI, 12400-3 Wake Union Church Road,PMB #42, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

To make your payment BY MAIL, please send a check to: CATI, 12400-3 Wake Union Church Rd., PMB #42, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

(The Chapel Hill address is no longer valid)

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After July 1 but before November 1:

You still need to fill out a Member Profile Questionnaire. Then to complete the registration process, you can make payment ONLINE via Paypal by choosing one of the following category links:

    • Individual member, click here. ($35)

    • Individual member plus family member at same address, click here. ($67.50)

    • Corporate member, click here. ($55)
      Corporate membership is open to for-profit enterprises.

    • Institutional member, click here. ($42.50)
      Institutional membership is open to non-profit universities and hospitals.

    • Student member, click here. ($15)
      Student membership is open to graduate and undergraduate college or university students enrolled in any program or part-time in a translation- or interpreting-related program, including foreign language study. Membership is limited to 4 years. Student membership is no longer valid upon passage of an ATA certification exam — members must convert their membership if they become certified. Students must provide a photocopy of student ID and contact of a professor/instructor who can verify status/program. Please mail proof of student status to CATI, 12400-3 Wake Union Church Road, PMB #42, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

To make your payment BY MAIL, please send a check to: CATI, 12400-3 Wake Union Church Rd., PMB #42, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

After November 1, your payment will be applied to the upcoming year, plus you'll receive November and December of the current year for free.

Information submitted does not currently update in real time. You will receive a Welcome letter and membership card via email once your listing is active. Please email any questions to catiadmin@catiweb.org. Thank you!

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