HKILT

Correspondence Address

P.O. Box 33893

Sheung Wan Post Office

Hong Kong

Website: http://www.hkilt.com/
Inquiry e-mail: info@hkilt.com

 

Membership

  

Members’ Privileges/ Benefits 

Being a member of HKILT, there are privileges aplenty available. Below are some exclusive benefits from the myriad, just to name a few:

  1. Having access to our newsletters and other printed materials to keep abreast of the most updated news and legal translation opportunities within the profession;
  2. Entering the discussion corner and the resources archive on our website;
  3. Participating in activities organized by HKILT, including conferences, seminars, exhibitions, workshops and contests;
  4. Enrolling in professional training and development programmes organized by HKILT;
  5. Enjoying substantial discounts on a variety of HKILT programmes; and
  6. Having free legal consultation services.

Categories of Members 

Other than Founder Member, there are four categories of membership as well. Whilst Honorary Fellow is by invitation and Fellow is by election, the following two categories of membership are open for application:

  1. Ordinary Member
  2. Associate Member

Eligibility  
Founder Member:      All subscribers and all individuals who, as at the date of incorporation of the Institute have accepted the invitations of the subscribers to become Founder Members of the Institute.

Ordinary Member:     Any person satisfying any of the following requirements and duly seconded by a voting Member may be admitted by the Council to Ordinary Member on payment of application fee and annual membership fee thereafter:   

  1. Having a Bachelor Degree or higher degree in translation or other relevant disciplines from a tertiary institution recognized by the Institute; or
  2. Having at least 5 years of practical translation/interpretation experience or related teaching experience, or such relevant experience acceptable to the Institute; or
  3. Having been qualified as Member of the Institute of Linguists, United Kingdom, or as Member of any other prominent Linguistic Institutions recognized by the Institute.

Associate Member:   Any person satisfying any of the following requirements may be admitted by the Council to Associate Membership on payment of application fee and annual membership fee thereafter:

  1. Having a qualification in translation from a tertiary institution recognized by the Institute; or
  2. Having a Certificate, Diploma, Associate Degree in any discipline or equivalent from a tertiary institution recognized by the Institute.


Fellow: Any Ordinary Member with outstanding contributions to the Institute elected by the Council to be Fellow of the Institute.

Honorary Fellow: Any person with distinguished contributions to the field of translation, law, or academic teaching elected by the Council to be Honorary Fellows of the Institute.

Fee
Application Fee: HK$100 paid on submission of application form.
Non-refundable irrespective of whether the application is successful or not.

Annual Membership Fee: All members shall pay before the 31st January of each and every calendar year their annual membership fee in respect of that year. For members who join the Institute after 30th June of that year will pay half of the annual membership fee.

 

Ordinary Member

: HK$300

Associate Member

: HK$100

            

 

Application
If you are a participant of the legal translation industry or interested in legal translation, we would like to invite you to join the Institute to become one of our members. Should you wish to join the Institute, please complete the prescribed application form together with the copies of documents showing your academic qualifications and working experience relevant to the application, and a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Institute of Legal Translation Limited”. The application form is available in both Microsoft Word and PDF format. Upon completion, please send the application form duly signed together with the copies of your certificates, the crossed cheque and other relevant documents to our correspondence address:

The Registrar
Hong Kong Institute of Legal Translation Limited
P.O. Box 33893, Sheung Wan Post Office
1/F, Hong Kong Telcom CSL Tower
322-324 Des Voeux Road Central
Hong Kong

 

For enquiries about application procedures, please contact the Registrar:

 

Ms. Alice Yam

Telephone

: 9082 9050

Email

: registrar@hkilt.com

Application Form (Word/PDF)   



 

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