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A Foreign Language Service Professional Interpreters & Document Translators

We have your language!

Since our founding in 1993, A Foreign Language Service (AFLS) has broken the communications barrier by providing professional interpreters and document translators in over 400 languages including American Sign Language (ASL) - and counting. Our contracted linguistic talent combined with dedicated customer service has made us the premier provider of interpreting, translation, and localization services to the local Metropolitan Phoenix, AZ area and statewide. As the "400 Language People",  we provide exceptional contract services in a variety of languages including those that are rare and emerging.  What sets us apart from similar type of companies is the sheer volume of languages coupled with our unique ability to always customize a communications solution unique to each client! Please use our "Language Search" tool to see if your language is listed or you can view our list of the most commonly requested languages. Whether you are an individual who needs help filling out a government form,  a large hospital requesting an interpreter for a medical exam, or a small business who needs to have marketing materials translated for a multicultural audience, AFLS is there for you.

Browse through our website or give us a call at (480) 813-4242 or 844-813-4242 to let us know how we can help you with your communication needs. Or you can simply contact us via email with any questions that you may have.

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Our Services


An Overview of Our Services

A Foreign Language Service offers a variety of contract interpreting and translations services to its clients, each requiring a thorough and customizable process uniquely suited to each project. Review the brief descriptions of each service and click on the corresponding links to find out which service(s) best fit your organization’s needs.

Interpreting On-Site

As the “400 Language People”, AFLS has a wide network of contract interpreters for over 400 languages and counting, mostly in the Phoenix, Arizona area.  We have many years’ experience in providing interpreters for a multitude of settings: doctor’s offices, mental health facilities, courtrooms, etc. Since we personally know our interpreters, we have been successful in placing interpreters that are uniquely suited to each business, many at the very last minute! Take a look at our Interpreting Page to see all of the settings in which we provide on-site interpreting.

American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL is a unique type of interpreting with its own certification system. Since each client will have different needs and different levels of communication abilities, AFLS provides a multitude of services to accommodate our clients such as onsite interpreting, Skype, etc. Please see our ASL section for more details.

Document Translation

Although document translation is a smaller part of our business, it is still an essential service to our clients!  Mental health facilities provide translated health service plans to their patients, courts require translated witness statements, and individuals need translations for visa, citizenship and college entrance applications, etc. These are just some of the many type of documents that we translate on a regular basis. Please see our Document Translation section for a detailed list of document types and how to request a free, no-obligation quote.

OnDemand© Over the Phone Interpreting (OPI) and Video Relay Services

AFLS provides OnDemand© Over the Phone Interpreting (OPI) and Video Relay Services as well with interpreters who are set up to work remotely with our clients. Please check our Telephonic and Video Interpreting Page  for our remote interpreting solutions.

Headphone Equipment Rentals 

Does your business or organization need to have interpreters for large meetings and conferences? Please read about our state of the art equipment rentals and how AFLS can provide large scale interpreting solutions for your business.

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