Becoming a member


Apply for a new membership or renew an existing membership using the following online form:

Why become a member?

  • To be part of a network of qualified experts with recognized skills
  • To learn more about current issues in the legal translation field and contribute to group reflection
  • To attend targeted and relevant training workshops, at no additional cost
  • To contribute to the development of legal terminology and share the results of research in this area
  • To participate in the networking activities organized each year by the Association

Member categories

To become a member of ACJT-CALT, you must meet the criteria of one of the following categories:

  1. Jurist-translator: holds an undergraduate degree in law and works in legal translation;
  2. Legal translator:

(i) holds an undergraduate degree in translation and works in legal translation; or

(ii) holds an undergraduate degree in another field and has acquired two years of full-time experience in legal translation.

All applications are subject to the Board of Directors’ approval.

Membership dues and payment methods

Membership dues are $100 per calendar year, and this amount can be paid in two ways:

  1. a) payment by PayPal: click the “Send” button at the bottom of the form below and follow the instructions;
  2. b) payment by cheque: make the cheque out to the Association canadienne des juristes-traducteurs and mail it to the following address::

Association canadienne des juristes-traducteurs (ACJT)
Attention: Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ)
2021 Union Avenue, Suite 1108
Montréal, Quebec
H3A 2S9

New applicants are asked to wait until they receive approval by the Board by email before paying their membership dues.