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On-Site Interpretation

High-Quality On-Site Interpreting Where and When You Need It.

Count on ALTA to deliver professional face-to-face interpreting services for your in-person meetings. Anywhere. Any industry. Any time. When you need in-person interpretation services to help you communicate across borders or cultures, ALTA will help you find the perfect interpreter or any scenario. For over 30 years, ALTA has been providing language solutions to businesses, hospitals, government agencies, law firms, nonprofit organizations, and many more. With a network of 2,500+ interpreters available in 30_ languages, we’ll match you with a high-quality on-site interpreter that understands your industry.

On-Site Interpretation Services

Choose the On-Site Interpretation Service that Best Fits Your Needs.

On-Site Consecutive Interpretation

Consecutive interpretation is our most popular face-to-face interpretation service. In consecutive interpretation, a person speaks in one language and then pauses for the interpreter to convey what was said in the listener’s language.

It often requires only one interpreter, so it is generally the most cost-effective on-site interpretation solution. Speakers must remember to pause from time to time to allow the interpreter to speak so it can create delays in communication.

On-site interpretation is ideal for 1-on-1 or small-group interpretation scenarios where most attendees speak a common language, such as:

  • Small business meetings
  • HR meetings
  • Client-attorney meetings
  • Court dispositions
  • Parent-teacher meetings
  • Interviews
  • Medical consultations
  • And more…

On-Site Simultaneous Interpretation

Simultaneous interpretation takes place in real-time, using specially-trained, two-person teams working together and broadcasting their voice to an audience wearing wireless headsets. You may hear it referred to as real-time interpretation or UN-style interpretation.

Simultaneous interpretation assignments require specialized equipment and it is not uncommon to have multiple booths and teams to cover several languages at large events.

Simultaneous on-site interpretation services are ideal for large groups and multiple-language scenarios, such as:

  • Conference interpretation
  • International conventions
  • Business/board meetings
  • Lectures
  • Courtrooms
  • Facility tours
  • Training sessions
  • And more…

What sets ALTA apart?

ALTA Quality means professional services & world-class support.

Qualified & Certified Interpreters

ALTA offers both qualified and certified interpreters. Our interpreters have either received national certification or passed internal assessments for proficiency, skills, and ethical conduct.

30+ Languages Available

Our network of over 2,000 interpreters means that we can find the interpreter you need for almost any job. Legal, business, and medical interpreters (and more) in over 15 languages.

Any Time, Any Place

On-site interpretation services require advance notice. But with appropriate time to schedule your services, we can get you an interpreter almost anywhere in the USA, day or night.

COVID-19 In-Person Protocols

Our on-site interpreting staff is required to follow strict safety protocols to keep you, your team, and your guests protected in the current health crisis. Reach out to learn more.

Contact Us

Make your next meeting or event a success with ALTA’s on-site interpretation.

Send us a message to tell us about what you want to accomplish with on-site interpretation services. We’ll help you find the best and most affordable way to deliver a superior communication experience for both you and your clients.

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