Interpreter and NESB Services

Translation

  • Translations requests are also made through the Interpreter & NESB Service.

    Translations are charged as per our contracted agency. A quote can be requested if required.

    For any translation request we require the following information:

    Please send copy to be translated by email, if possible, to rch.interpreters@rch.org.au. This will ensure that the documents to be translated are sent to the translator as soon as possible.

    1. Letter on a letterhead formally requesting the translation; 
    2. Cost Centre to be charged and the approval of the person in charge of that cost centre; 
    3. Name and U/R Number (or Date of Birth) of the patient; 
    4. Language into which the document/s should be translated. (either English into LOTE, or LOTE into English) 
    5. Whether any part of the document should be on a specific letterhead or other paper; 
    6. Name, contact details and department of the person requesting the translation; 
    7. Where to send the completed translation; 
    8. A clear copy of the document.

    The time required to produce the translation depends on the length of the document/s. A minimum of 7-10 working days is usually required for documents up to 2,500 words.