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Accredited Member

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Thank you for your interest in joining the ATC!

Member Benefits


  • FREE legal, tax and HR advice through business support helpline
  • Member rate for professional insurance services
  • 20% discount on ISO certification via ATC ISO Certification Service
  • Use of ATC’s Certification Stamp (Accredited Members only)
  • Arbitration Service for resolving disputes over translation quality
  • Free Financial Health Check
  • Business Debt and Collection Recovery Service


  • Member discount for ATC’s networking events
  • Free or discounted rate to ATC training events and webinars
  • Discounts for Association Partners’ events


  • Use of ATC and EUATC logos on website and marketing materials
  • Inclusion in online membership directory with logo, company description and hyperlink to website
  • Business referrals through directory and networking events

Eligibility and Criteria

Accredited Members of the ATC have undergone the association’s rigorous background checks for financial and operational viability and quality management practices.

Accredited Members comply with the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct, and are subject to the association’s Complaints Handling Process.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The company outsources language services
  • At least 65% of the company’s turnover is from language services (e.g. translation, interpreting)
  • The company has been operating for at least two years
  • Company accepts to comply with the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct

Business Documentation

  • Financial accounts for last two years of trading
  • Client Contract or Terms & Conditions
  • Supplier Contract or Terms & Conditions
    Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Professional references (contact details of two clients and two suppliers)
  • Declaration that none of the company’s Directors have past or pending court judgements against them

Quality Management

  • ISO standard certifications, if certified to any
  • Overview of the company’s quality management process
  • Description of the company’s test for linguist competences
  • Description of the company’s internal quality control process

Membership Fees

Latest Annual Turnover Fee
Up to £150,000 £350 + VAT
£150,001 – £500,000 £550 + VAT
£500,001 – £1,500,000 £850 + VAT
More than £1,500,000 £1,200 + VAT

How to Apply

Please review the eligibility criteria and required documentation in the Eligibility and Criteria section before submitting your application.

Once you are ready to begin the membership application process, click the apply button below and fill in the form to register an application account.

You will be requested to pay a non-refundable £50 administration fee. Once the administration fee has been received at the ATC, you will be able to login to your account and completed the application process (incl. uploading any required supporting documents).

Please note: All documents must be in English. You will not be able to submit your application until all the required documents have been uploaded.


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