Interpretation and Translation Services

Interpretation Services

PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada provides interpreting services for all clients regardless of their immigration class. PEIANC interpreters and translators are trained in-house. They are not certified. Interpretation for the following services is free of charge:

  • Initial intake at PEIANC
  • Completion of applications for all essential documents and services (SIN, Child Tax Benefit, PEI Health Cards, etc.)
  • Medical, vision, and dental appointments
  • School registrations
  • New student client intake process
  • Parent/teacher interviews
  • Meetings with PEIANC staff

In some instances where PEIANC does not provide interpreters, staff may be able to connect clients with an interpreter, a payment would be arranged between the client and interpreter. In these cases the fees are determined by individual interpreters.

Translation Services

Translation services are provided on a fee-for-service basis for the following:

  • Foreign driver's licence ($50.00 per licence and $30.00 for students)
  • Employment-related documents

Translation of any document other than a driver's licence is provided at a rate of 20 cents per word. For all other translations, the newcomer client pays PEIANC, and translators submit claim forms to PEIANC.

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