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Professional Afrikaans translation services and interpreters

Ethnolink is Australia’s largest professional interpreting and translation services for Australian businesses, government organisations and individuals. We provide fully certified professional Afrikaans to English and English to Afrikaans interpeting and translation services that are reasonably priced and delivered on time - every time.

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NAATI certified Afrikaans translations

All of our Afrikaans translators and interpreters are fully certified by NAATI and have vast and varied experience in the translation industry working across different specialisations. The majority of our Afrikaans translators and interpreters have tertiary qualifications and all are certified and certified to provide professional Afrikaans translation services.

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Personal Afrikaans document translation

We’ll organise your NAATI certified Afrikaans translations of the following documents:

• Afrikaans Birth Certificate Translation
• Afrikaans Marriage Certificate Translation
• Afrikaans Police Check Translation
• Afrikaans Driver Licence Translation
• Afrikaans Diploma Translation
• and more — just ask us!

Corporate Afrikaans translation services

If you're an Australian or international business or government organisation that needs a reliable and high-quality professional Afrikaans translation service and interpreters, we can certainly help you. We translate documents for all types of organisations in a varied range of industries including law, marketing, engineering, medical, health and mining.

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Professional NAATI certified Afrikaans interpreters

We work with Australia's leading NAATI certified interpreters in order to provide you with the highest quality interpreting services. Our suite of interpreting services includes:

• Afrikaans video interpreting
• Afrikaans telephone interpreting
• Afrikaans on-site interpreting
• Afrikaans conference interpreting

Our interpreters have native-level Afrikaans language skills, as well as the experience and subject-matter expertise in a range of domains."

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Afrikaans translation services for every industry

Whether you need posters created in Afrikaans or a native voice-over by an Afrikaans speaker, we have the right people and experience to get it done.

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Discover projects we've delivered for client's just like you

For the past decade, we've been helping our clients by sourcing the most suitable translators, and delivering a premium quality end product. Check out some of the work we've delivered for our clients.


ALMO Milk was looking to expand their Australian almond milk business overseas, but needed multicultural communications experts to make it happen. With the help of Ethnolink, ALMO was able to launch in China and establish a foothold in the world's fastest growing market, leading to a significant ...

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Attorney-General's Department

As part of the Attorney-General’s Department’s joint effort with the Office for Women under the Preventing Financial Abuse Project, the Department published a guide to assist separating couples, including couples from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, to proactively manage their ...

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Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) engaged Ethnolink to produce translated resources to help raise awareness about elder abuse in 19 languages. The AHRC was resolved to ensure appropriate and accessible translations for their multicultural users. We tailored a solution that deliver...

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Afrikaans translation and interpreter FAQs

Afrikaans is spoken by 5.5 million people in South Africa, Namibia and other parts of Africa.

Today, Afrikaans is one of the most well understood languages among the languages spoken in South Africa. It is spoken predominantly around the areas where the colonies were once established like the Northern Cape and Western Cape. Nowadays, the language can be heard from all over the country.

You can send us your documents in whatever format you have - a PDF, Word file, scan, or a photo. As long as the text is readable and clear, our professional translators can translate it for you. But before that happens, our Translation Strategists will analyse them and provide you with a personalised quote. If you have any specific requirements, let us know and we will do our absolute best to accommodate.

Yes, they are. We only work with native Afrikaans-speaking translators, who are highly experienced and NAATI certified, where possible.

Yes! There are 43,748 Afrikaans speakers living in Australia, according to the 2016 Census.

Afrikaans is a language that has roots in West Germanic languages, specifically Dutch.

Depending on the length of your document, it will take 2-3 business days to receive your translation.

Contact our Interpreting Strategy team via our Book an Interpreter page, and they'll be in touch to coordinate an interpeter to meet your needs.

Yes! We work with interpreters all across the country who can help to facilitate communication wherever you are. If an interpreter is unable to physically attend your meeting or conference, we have a suite of remote options, including video interpreting and telephone interpreting, to help overcome communication barriers.

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