Translation Services In Houston, TX

Houston, TX
24 Hour Translation Services
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Local Translations Company-Houston, TX

Our Houston Translation Services company provides multilingual solutions in Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Italian and more than 40 other languages to meet the needs of families and businesses of all types and sizes, in both the private and the public sector.

All our expert translators in Houston hold advanced degrees in their areas of expertise, have a minimum of 10 years translation experience, and work exclusively for us to ensure the confidentiality of your sensitive documents. Our translations company is highly rated on Google and holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. We specialize in providing legal document translation of contracts, medical records, financial statements, immigration documents (birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, etc.), academic records, and business documents. We also translate technical manuals, websites, videos, and marketing materials.

Michelle Moreno-LeeMichelle Moreno-Lee
20:50 03 Jan 23
This is the most effective, affordable, professional, and fastest translation services I have come across with. I initially needed their services to translate my birth certificate, and Peter was apt... to help me get the process started. The process is straightforward, and I really appreciate how they provided a draft before finalizing & sending it to me. When I received my finalized translated birth certificate, it was certified, notarized, and just looked impeccable. I ended up choosing to use them again in 2022, spoke once again with dear Peter (since I needed any additional documents translated, and I feel confident with the quality of their work). I continue to recommend them as they are local and the quality of their work is outstanding. Thank you Peter for working with me to get all my doc translated, certified and notarized!read more
Mildred RodriguezMildred Rodriguez
21:45 15 Nov 22
I had a great experience with 24 Hour Translations Services. I reached out to them for a quote and they got back to me immediately. They have very competitive prices and sent me the translations in... less than 24 hours. I would definitely use this service againread more
Alejandra RomanAlejandra Roman
19:56 19 Oct 22
Expert service. This was my first time using a translator service and I was left a very happy customer. I reached out to them for a quote and they got back to me in less than an hour. Once I gave... them the ok to proceed I had my translated documents less than 24 hours later, certified and notarized. I think their prices are extremely reasonable. Especially with their quick turn around and accuracy. A special thanks to Peter for being so accommodating and explaining things clearly. They have a lifetime customer in me!read more
Susana QuinonezSusana Quinonez
14:20 30 Aug 22
10/10 recommend! I had a last minute request and they were able to pull through within the same day! Fair pricing and great work !
Jon O.Jon O.
23:50 29 Aug 22
Today I had a very important document to be translated from Spanish to English. It was about my grandmother medical condition and I needed to have this translated in a timely manner so I can apply... for my emergency passport at the State Department.Pete, works at the 24hr Translation Services and he helped me so much and answered all my questions about the translating process and how long it take. He is amazing and my overall experience was absolutely amazing!I truly recommend their services!! 100%!!Thank you!read more
Bill captainBill captain
01:19 25 Aug 22
Always have done a fantastic work translating any doc I send them... Fast and efficient throughout the years!Please keep up the good work Peter D. and team!
Mher KoubelianMher Koubelian
00:06 20 Aug 22
Peter at 24 Hr Translation is a superstar. Emailed me a quote in under 20 mins & sent all the translated docs in under 40 hours (even though I had told him to not rush as I had 4 days)! I've had to... translate quite a few docs lately & 24hr Translation has been a godsend - every single time! I should also add that when I've had to bring in some corrections, they were all done very quickly & effectively. Definitely recommend 100%read more
Jessica CastroJessica Castro
20:45 16 Aug 22
Very pleased with their service. I called and sent a document that I needed translated at 6:00pm and received it at 1:00am at a very affordable price! Definitely recommend their service.
Di MitriDi Mitri
16:09 03 Aug 22
Very good service! Efficient from start to finish. Quick response to our requests. We request a translation of a notarial deed from Spanish to English in double column. The work was done flawlessly... and quickly! It's a plesure to work with professional people! Highly recommended!read more
Philipp WiemannPhilipp Wiemann
20:02 31 Jul 22
24 Hour Translation Services translated a German bank statement for me with a couple hours turnaround time. The translation was essential for closing on a home. Fast and accurate service. Would use... more

Translation Services In Houston, TX

2020 Montrose Blvd #202
Houston, Texas 77006
Phone: (713) 589-3112
  • Translation Services In Houston, TX

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About Houston Translation Services

24 Hour Translation Services has offered local translations in Houston, TX since September 2003.  As one of the largest translation companies in TX and the oldest in Houston, we serve businesses, individuals, and organizations in Harris, Montgomery, Galveston, Waller, Liberty, Chambers and Fort Bend counties.

Our employees use their experience, resources, and technology to translate content of any type, tangible or virtual, for domestic and international audiences. With multilingual communication solutions in more than 60 languages, we employ specialized human translators for nearly every type of subject matter.

Trusted for more than 17 years, we offer certified translation, legal translation, medical translation, banking translation, technical translation, immigration translation and academic translation services. When shopping for translation companies in Houston, you have choices, but we hope you will give our Houston translation services agency an opportunity to prepare a free translation quote for your next project.

Our Translation Process: How It Works

Make translation easy with our comprehensive language translation service! Our process begins with a price and delivery date estimation. Then, our experienced project managers review your project and assign the right specialized translator for you. We create a glossary to ensure accuracy in your translation and begin the process of translating your document. To make sure it looks as close to the source document as possible, we professionally format it. After that, comes proofreading and quality control to guarantee quality results. Finally, the translation is certified before emailing it to you for approval. Once approved, we will schedule a local pickup time so you can get your project quickly!

Flow diagram illustrating how the translation process works.

1. Get an Estimate for Price and Delivery Date

2. Assign a Professional Project Manager to Review Your Needs and Select the Most Suitable Translator

3. Create a Glossary of Terms, Then Start the Translation Process

4. Format the Finished Work Professionally to Mirror the Source Document

5. Ensure High Quality with Rigorous Proofreading and Quality Control

6. Certify the Translation for Accuracy.

7. Email You the Final Project for Approval

8. Prepare Your Project for Pickup

Why 24 Hour Translation Services in Houston?

24 Hour Translation Services operates locally in Houston, which means we have a personal stake in going above and beyond to support you. Whether it’s document translation services, localization, audio or video translation, website translation, or a special request, you can count on our team to provide fast service, high quality translations and sensible pricing. Since we are part of the Houston community, you are assured that we are here when you need to speak with us. We answer emails and check messages on evenings and weekends. You can also be confident that we will provide the services you need at a price you can afford and that our entire team will work hard to ensure your satisfaction.

Our office is staffed with real workers, including a notary public, which allows us to provide the fastest translations in Texas. This is particularly valuable when you need original copies that are certified. Original document translations are the standard for legal translations, medical translation, financial translations, and immigration translations. While other companies charge more for certified translations, we include this service in our regular low-rates.

Carefully Assessed, Fully Vetted & Certified Translators

Finding a qualified translator in Houston that supplies fast, affordable, and accurate service isn’t easy. However, 24 Hour Translation Services offers no-nonsense, gimmick-free, transparent pricing. Our linguists, including our German, Chinese, and Arabic translators in Houston, have earned higher education degrees in specialized fields. Each translator also has 10 years of translation experience and works exclusively for us. Our policies ensure you receive high-quality work, while your sensitive documents are handled carefully to preserve confidentiality.

Although the right experience and academic achievements are necessary for employment, we also seek translators who hold advanced certifications from professional organizations such as ACJT (Association canadienne des juristes-traducteurs), ELIA (European Language Industry Association) and ATA (American Translators Associations).  As a leading employer of Houston translators with specialized degrees, certifications, and training, we are the obvious choice for businesses and individuals needing legal translation, medical translation, financial translation, and technical translation. We also employ petroleum engineers who are experts at translating oil and gas documents. For official translations of transcripts and diplomas, birth certificates and marriage licenses, and other required records, we supply certified translations without added cost.

The background of each of our certified translators and interpreters is checked for the following:

• A diploma from an accredited college in translation

• Certification/Accreditation by a recognized translation institute

• Several years of experience working in their field of expertise

• Fluency in the target language and a superior comprehension of the source language

Document Translators in Houston

We carefully manage professional and personal projects for a wide variety of industries and the Houston area’s expanding multicultural populations.   Our exceptional depth and geographic reach enable us to complete almost every type of translation and localization related project.  24 Hour Translation Services employs document translators who specialize in the following fields:

Whether your translation project is targeted at the local Hispanic market or a distant Angolan-Portuguese market, or anywhere between, you can trust our experience.  Request your free estimate now.

Our Translation Company’s Expertise

Immigration and Citizenship Translation Services For USCIS

The USCIS Field Office in North Houston
The USCIS Houston Field Office is only 16 miles from our office.

We certify translations to ensure they are accepted by USCIS and foreign governments, universities, businesses, organizations, and other governing bodies. We certify birth certificatesmarriage licenses, driver’s licenses, divorce decrees, agreements, legal contractsdeath certificates and official document translations. We also offer expedited apostille services.  Call us today for more information.  

Preferred Legal Translation Services of Houston Law Firms

Houston’s largest, most admired law firms trust 24 Hour Translation Services. As a respected provider of legal translation services in Houston, we’ve been around longer than anyone else, provide accurate translations, come highly recommended and offer reasonable prices. Regardless of your requirements, we offer the best Houston legal translation solution because we hire specialists with a deep understanding of legal terminology and judicial concepts. Our familiarity with diverse legal systems differentiates our team from others.

But don’t take our word for it.  Read the 5-Star reviews on Google and Yelp left by real Houston lawyers and see for yourself why we are the most trusted legal translation company in Texas. Call us today for a free proposal.

The Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse in Houston
Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse at 1400 Lubbock St, Houston, TX 77002

Certified Translation of Diplomas and Transcripts

The University of Houston-Sugar Land College of Technology, which is pictured.
Schools and universities, including the University of Houston at Sugar Land, accept our certified translations.

Texas has many outstanding colleges and universities, including the University of Houston, University of Texas, Texas A&M, and Sam Houston State, in addition to outstanding Houston Community Colleges.  If you are applying for admission under an F1 student visa and have coursework and academic records in another language, you must provide a certified diploma translation and a certified transcript translation. Only a certified translator can translate these translations. However, not all universities accept certified transcript and diploma translations from other translation agencies.  As an established Houston certified translation service, we have worked with admissions officers from every college in Texas to provide certified diploma and certified transcript translations. The table below lists some of the many excellent schools that we have provided certified diploma and transcript translations to in the past.

Medical Record and Report Translations

Texas Medical Center
With its international reputation for excellence, Texas Medical Center treats diverse patients from across the world. We are located only 3.7 miles away.

Each week, 24 Hour Translation Services translates hundreds of pages of patient medical records, medical bulletins, pharmaceutical data sheets, patient intake forms and medical device manuals into Spanish, French, Portuguese, Croatian, Bosnian, and other languages. Clients across the country choose our medical translators for their linguistic skills, subject matter knowledge, and affordable rates. Patients in the Houston area also enjoy our convenient location which is near the Texas Medical Center and our ability to provide original certified medical translations.

See also: Medical Translation Services, Death Certificate Certified Translation, Birth Certificate Certified Translation

Need for Translation Services in Houston

In Houston’s trade-centered, multicultural, and multilingual environment, developing and keeping relationships at home and abroad means responding quickly, accurately, and efficiently in a variety of media in culturally sensitive ways and in languages native to our audiences.

The Port of Houston, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, the William P. Hobby AirportGulf Coast Freight Rail District, and the petroleum industry, combined with the low cost of living and a skilled workforce have created a thriving global, mobile, trade-centered economy. These assets, fueled by immigration, renowned universities, acclaimed healthcare institutions and leading research facilities fuel growth that has produced the most diverse population in the country. In fact, the Houston, Sugar Land and Woodlands MSA now holds the title of great melting pot.

Houston covers 9,444 square miles, an area larger than five states. The volume of commerce in Houston and the surrounding communities, including The WoodlandsSugar Land, Baytown and Conroe is enormous, with the GDP valued at over $500 billion. With the amount of global commerce in Houston, the need for certified and professional document translation is obvious. Whether a Houston business requires a sales contract, a software application, brochures, employee manuals or medical reports translated into Spanish, French, Portuguese, or any other language, partnering with professional translation services in Houston is essential for business growth.

Shopping for Local Document Translation Services in Houston

How can you find the best translation company for your needs in Houston, TX? Sometimes you plan for translation services, but often your need is unplanned, and urgent. Whether you need a professional document translation or certified translation for business, family, or legal matters, you must identify translation companies in Houston that can provide accurate translations, complete your work on time and meet all professional and legal requirements. Likewise, you should choose an established, local translation company with a reputation for honesty, fair pricing rates, accuracy, reliability, and on-time service.

If you are new to shopping for document translation services in Houston, you will find many options from Katy to The Woodlands, Sugar Land to Pasadena, Baytown to Galveston, Bellaire to League City and Spring to Conroe. With many translation companies to choose from, your search can be complicated. Comparing basics like pricing structures, rates, and years in business can be frustrating. To make matters worse, many companies that claim to be local have no offices in the state. It’s enough to make you wonder if anyone can be trusted.

Of the many benefits of hiring a local, established translations company, you gain first-hand knowledge about the business and the translators producing the language translations. As you form a direct relationship with the project managers and supervisors, you learn of the capabilities of the translation business, their translators, and their personal interest in satisfying customers. For local and established Houston companies, building strong customer relationships is critical. Whether providing low prices to repeat customers or offering quick and simple customer support around the clock and on weekends, established and local translation companies work hard to win your business.

When shopping for translation companies in Houston, you have choices, but we hope you will give our Houston translation services agency an opportunity to prepare a free translation quote for your next project.

Accredited Spanish Translator in Houston

If you need an accredited Spanish translator in Houston, call us today. Our professional Spanish linguists include engineers, medical specialists, financial managers, and lawyers who have received excellent training and will translate your documents correctly. Since our translation teams work around the clock, we can accommodate large projects and quick delivery schedules. Call our Montrose location to learn about the screening, education and professional work experience we require from each Spanish translator in Houston that we hire.

Why You Should Choose Our Translation Company

• Top Rated in Texas!

• Free Proposals!

• Certified translations available

• Thousands of satisfied customers

• 20-Years of Success

• No hidden fees and free proofreading!

• Highest Quality Translators

• US Veteran Owned (Discounts available to Veteran Owned Businesses)

Houston Document Translation to Amplify Your Global Presence

24 Hour Translation Services provides document translation to amplify your global presence. With a highly screened team of sworn and certified translators, we provide low-cost certified Houston translation solutions in Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, Korean and many more languages.

Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure

Many translation services companies that don’t have their own translators upload your confidential materials to public sites where untested and unqualified “translators” often use unsecure computers in coffee shops around the world. They are assigned jobs based on the lowest bid. Not only is this dangerous, but it is also a reckless way to treat your sensitive and confidential materials. You could easily find your private documents being shared and distributed across the Internet and available for download by identity thieves.

At 24 Hour Translation Services, we adhere to strict confidentiality and nondisclosure policies. If you care about the confidentiality of your data, trust 24 Hour Translation Services. Not only do we have our own translators, but most have also been with us for 15 years or longer! Our history has never been blemished by confidentiality breaches.

Quality Control

24 Hour Translation Services understands the importance of precision and provides document translation services that are free from error. Quality control begins upfront by collecting the necessary information to translate your job. Next, your project is carefully evaluated and assigned to the most appropriate translator based on their education, certified credentials, skill level and prior experiences. Once the project is complete, it is evaluated by a second translator and then given to the client for final approval before completing a certificate of translation accuracy.

Exceeding Expectations for Translation Services in Houston

Whether you need Spanish Translation service, Chinese translation service, French Translation service, German translation service, Arabic translation service, or any other language translation services that we offer, we will exceed your document translation expectations. Our services include technical translations, medical translations, legal translations, financial translations, academic translations, immigration translations and more. We also provide certified translations of birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, vaccination records and divorce decrees for immigration purposes and other legal matters. Call (713) 589-3112 for a free quote or email us at [email protected]

About Houston

Opportunity is limitless in Houston.  As the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston has been named the most diverse city in America two years in a row and has become the new great melting pot of culture, language, ethnicity, income, education, religion, and industry.  As a measure of diversity, there are over 145 languages spoken in Houston. These factors of diversity create a fusion of arts and thinking like nowhere else, contributing to the rise of over 120 private companies that appear on this year’s Inc. 5000.  These businesses represent a broad spectrum of industries, including technology innovators, health service providers, medical device manufacturers, energy producers and advertising firms.

As the oil capital of the world, Houston is a job creation powerhouse that boasts one of the largest ports in the U.S.  But what really makes Houston great is the temperate climate, access to excellent higher education, low cost of home ownership, friendly people and limitless array of sporting events, exhibits, shows, museums, festivals, and parks.  Houston has something for everyone, including unique neighborhoods with their own personalities, histories, and attractions.  These include River Oaks, The Heights, Montrose, Museum district, West University, The Woodlands, Downtown, Midtown and Galleria.

As Houston looks to further diversify its economy, it is developing tech centers, such as those in Silicon Valley and Boston.  New privately funded organizations are also investing in making Houston a hotbed for medical research and medical technology startups.  Rice University recently announced the development of an innovation district in the former Sears building in Midtown.

Houston competes with the greatest cities in the world.  The local economy is powerful, the culture is diverse, and the quality of life is superb.  This makes Houston one of the best places in the U.S. to do business.  From energy to aerospace, information technology to healthcare, energy production to global trade, Houston offers the resources to make your business achieve new heights and the innovation to propel tomorrow’s startups.  Now combine all this with a highly educated workforce and quality learning institutions and you have an economy designed to endure and prosper.

Frequently Asked Question

What translation services are available in Houston, Texas?

In Houston, you can find a wide range of translation services catering to various languages and industries. These services include language translation, document translation, website translation, app translation, medical translation, legal translation, technical translation, and business translation.

Where can I find reliable translation services for Spanish in Houston?

Houston has numerous translation agencies and freelancers that specialize in Spanish translation services. You can search online directories, ask for recommendations from local businesses or organizations, or reach out to professional translators or agencies in the Houston area.

Are there specialized translation services for Chinese in Houston?

Yes, Houston is home to a diverse population, including a significant Chinese community. As a result, you can find reliable and specialized translation services for Chinese in the city. Many translation agencies and independent translators offer Chinese translation services to cater to various needs.

Where can I find accurate translation services for Arabic in the Houston area?

Houston has a thriving Arabic-speaking community, which has led to the availability of accurate and high-quality translation services for Arabic. You can find professional translators and agencies specializing in Arabic translation by searching online directories, reaching out to local language service providers, or asking for recommendations from community organizations.

What is the difference between language translation and localization services?

Language translation focuses on converting text from one language to another while maintaining accuracy and clarity. Localization, on the other hand, goes beyond translation and adapts content to the specific cultural, linguistic, and regional preferences of the target audience. It includes considerations such as idiomatic expressions, date and time formats, currency, and images to ensure the content resonates with the local audience.

Do translation agencies in Houston offer document translation services?

Yes, translation agencies in Houston typically offer document translation services. Whether you need legal documents, medical records, technical manuals, or any other type of document translated, you can find professional translation services in the city that specialize in various industries and document types.

Can I get assistance with website and app translation in the Houston area?

Absolutely! Houston’s translation services cover a wide range of needs, including website and app translation. Whether you have a business website, e-commerce platform, or a mobile app, professional translators and agencies in Houston can help you localize and translate the content to reach your target audience effectively.

Are there specialized translation services for medical, legal, technical, and business documents in Houston?

Yes, Houston has specialized translation services to cater to different industries and document types. Whether you require medical documents translated for healthcare purposes, legal documents for legal proceedings, technical manuals for equipment or software, or business documents for international communication, you can find expert translators and agencies in Houston that specialize in these specific areas.


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