Translation and Interpreters Service

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Home Affairs for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.

TIS National has:

  • More than 70 years' experience in language services
  • Access to more than 2700 interpreters in more than 150 languages

If a translator is required, please see below:

  • You may book an appointment online using the TIS webpage - 
  • Immediate phone interpretation call - 131 450 (This is a 24hour service every day of the year)
  • Free interpretation Service Email: [email protected] or call 1300 575 847

Contact details of Interpreters and Impairment Services

Name of Orgaisation Contact Number Contact Email/Information
National Relay Service (NRS) 1300 555 727 Impairment Interpretation
National Auslan Interpreter 1800 246 945 Deaf Communication
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Language 07 40693 187 NPAFACS Health Practitioners and Health Workers