MTA Membership Application
Membership is open to all Malaysian citizens aged over 21 years old, which shows the interest, ability, talent and skills in the field as well as translation industry, and / or whose work related to the production of a translation from a foreign language into Malay or vice versa. Priority is given to those who have attended and passed translation courses organized by MTA, government and private bodies, institutes and any institution of higher learning in and outside the country. Membership includes full-time or part-time professional translators, interpreters, editors, lecturers, educators, etc. However, non-Malaysian citizens who are involved in the translation profession and meet the relevant criteria are allowed to become Associate members (may attend general meetings but are not entitled to vote).
To become a MTA member, you are required to submit supporting documents / materials such as:
- 2 passport size photos
- Resume (2 pages)
- Translation course certificate
- Course transcript / Course result slip
- Complete MTA membership form is filled with payment
The above items must be sent directly to our office and payment for membership must be made in cash of RM350 (lifetime membership) or RM150 (annual membership). You can come to the PPM office on weekdays (10 am – 4.30 pm). If you are unable to attend the PPM office, you can send a representative on your behalf.
The MTA Secretariat address is as follows:
MALAYSIAN TRANSLATORS ASSOCIATION,
171-A, LEVEL 1, JALAN MAHARAJALELA,
50150 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA.
Telephone number: +603 – 9226 2506
E-mail: [email protected]