Written Test (of English Proficiency) mandatory to pass, once per lifetime.

The BEI Test, written or performance, costs $125 for Michigan residents. 

The Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment has a written and performance portion. The written, like the BEI, is only taken once per lifetime. Although EIPA scores do not expire, Michigan requires retesting every 4 years for the performance portion. 

Written Test cost $250.00


​​​​Click here for link to take your NIC Interview and Performance Exam

​​​​​Click here for link to take your NIC Knowledge Exam

NIC goes though Center for the Assessment of Sign Language Interpretation for both NIC Knowledge Exam as well as the NIC Interview and Performance Exam.

Contact person to make an appointment 

​Name: Regina Baker 
Test Site: Wayne Co. Regional Education Service Agency 33500 Van Born Road, Room 203 Wayne, MI 48184 
Phone: 734-334-1502 
Total Number of Seats: 12 

Name: Megan M. Seipke-Dame 
Test Site: Bloomfield Hills High School – 3456 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 
Email: or 
Phone: 248-227-1331 
Total Number of Seats: 20 

Name: Kristen Larson
Special Note: Test open to MAISD interpreters. 
Test Site: Montcalm Area ISD Computer Lab 
621 New Street Stanton, MI 48888 
Total number of seats: 10 

Name: Nancy Mosher 
Test Date: April 24, 2018, 4:00 PM 
Test Site: Northview High School Computer Lab 4451 Hunsberger Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525


Total Number of Seats: 12

​​​​​​Click here for link to take your EIPA written or performance test. 


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  Costs                                                              RID Member      Non-Member
NIC Knowledge Exam                                        $325                 $425
NIC Knowledge Exam Retake                         $275                 $375
NIC Interview and Performance Exam       $410                 $510
NIC Interview and Performance Retake     $360                  $460