Frequently Asked Questions

What is FIT?

FIT is the federation of translator associations and not a translation agency. It has no positions or internships to offer and cannot give any recommendation. See the “About us” page for more information.

Can individual translators belong to FIT?

FIT is the federation of translators associations. Individuals can join FIT indirectly as member of one of the member associations in their home countries. By virtue of belonging to a FIT member association, individuals are entitled to participate in any activity of FIT and its national member associations.

Does FIT suggest rates for translation or interpreting?

As different rates apply in different countries, please contact national associations for further information. FIT occasionally conducts surveys or publishes the results of surveys conducted by member associations.

Does FIT have an accreditation system?

Accreditation is a national issue. Please refer to national organisation for further details.