DARS DHHS performs criminal conviction records checks

  • when a person applies for DARS DHHS interpreter certification,
  • when a person who is a DARS DHHS certificate holder applies for his or her five-year recertification,
  • when DARS DHHS staff member initiates a periodic review of the criminal conviction records of DARS DHHS certificate holders,
  • when DARS DHHS staff learns that an applicant or certificate holder has or is alleged to have a criminal conviction record, and
  • at DARS DHHS discretion.