ISO 18841 is an international standard providing the basic requirements for interpreting services, with additional recommendations for best practices.
One of a number of interpreting standards, ISO 18841 can be used by language service providers to demonstrate a commitment to provide a high quality interpreting service.
The standard includes the definition of basic interpreting principles, basic conditions governing interpreting assignments and the competencies & qualifications of interpreters, as well as three informative annexes.
ISO 18841 is recognised by many language service buyers including those in the advertising, digitals, legal, health and the public sector, and may help in the tendering process.
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