Interpreting and Translation Service

We can provide interpreters to help people understand things, such as their legal rights, medical advice or their financial or other responsibilities.

Do you need a document translating? Contact us for a free quote.

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Applying to become a freelance interpreter or translator with the councilApplying to become a freelance interpreter or translator with the council<div class="ExternalClass483F1864C5594F6A851880E3A17D86D9"><p>Do you have excellent English language skills and speak another language?<br><br>Can you provide a confidential, professional and punctual service helping the council communicate with its customers?<br><br>If you have a qualification in interpreting and/or translation and you are interested in becoming a freelance interpreter or translator, get in touch today by emailing <strong><a href="mailto:interpreting@leeds.gov.uk">interpreting@leeds.gov.uk</a></strong>.</p></div>
BSL video interpretingBSL video interpreting<div class="ExternalClass2EC8630AA22D462FA4DFB55A97B7FA43"><p>A new BSL video interpreting service is coming soon.</p><br></div>
Learning EnglishLearning English<div class="ExternalClass3B58DF193A9D4286B4151C9D68F35CBF"><p>If you are interested in learning English, the <a rel="external" href="https://lel.help/">Learning English in leeds website</a> can help.</p></div>
Speaking to the council in your own languageSpeaking to the council in your own language<div class="ExternalClass5F4D0D0F9B534B1BB6C3D994AD42180C"><p>​​If you would like to speak to us by phone in your own language about a council service use the search or the contact us page to find the service you need.</p><p>We will ask you to tell us which language you speak and then we will be able to quickly find you an interpreter.</p> <p>We can also arrange for someone to speak face to face with you at one of the council’s one stop centres across the city. Please use <a href="/where-i-live">Where I live</a> to see where your closest drop-in centre is and find their contact details to arrange an appointment.​</p></div>
Supporting other public servicesSupporting other public services<div class="ExternalClassB2576B0ADD2F44E396612FBAE8FB05CD">We also provide an interpreting and translation service for other public services.<br><br>If your organisation needs an interpreter, please note that there is a charge for the service. Please see the <strong>Documents </strong>section on this page for the list of our charges.​ ​</div>

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Booking request formhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Booking request form (External).pdf39775pdf
Registration formhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Registration Form (External).pdf20651pdf
Customer Satisfaction Formhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Customer satisfaction form.pdf46156pdf
Professional Users Handbookhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Professional Users Handbook.pdf260288pdf
World Language Guidehttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/World languages - a reference guide.pdf44675pdf