Zidane in Bangladesh | Photo/Akbar 2006
Translation and Interpretation

Translation Services:

Office Hours: Monday to Friday from 11 am to 3 pm

Download the "Agreement of Translation" form here in PDF.

IMPORTANT: No request will be processed during EID/government holidays.

Dear Client,

With the deterioration of the COVID-19 situation, AFD will be accepting translation requests with a revised protocol. Please follow the procedure stated below:

  1. Please contact the translation service by email translation@afdhaka.org or call at 01678 031 400 during office hours.
  2. After reviewing your request, the translation officer will give you an appointment to submit your original documents to be translated.
  3. The translation officer will assess the cost of the translation according to the nature of the document presented by the client.
  4. The client will complete and sign the translation agreement and proceed to the payment exclusively through cash deposit into AFD'S bank account (details will be provided during the service)
  5. After submitting the proof of payment by the client during office hours, the AFD translation officer will process the translation.
  6. Once the translation is completed, the client will be contacted by email to collect the official translated document(s) from the Dhanmondi office.
  7. The client can contact the AFD translation desk by calling at 01678 031 400 during the office hours or by email at translation@afdhaka.org.

Venue: Alliance Française de Dhaka, 26 Mirpur Road (Corner of Road no. 3), Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205

AFD reserves the right to decline or postpone any translation works. In the context of the COVID-19, AFD reserves the right to modify the guidelines stated above or to suspend the translation service without further notice.

Interpretation Services (Temporarily Suspended)

Download the "Agreement of Interpretation" form here in PDF.

Rates of Available Services:

  • BDT 2,500 per hour inside Dhaka city.
  • BDT 3,000 per hour outside Dhaka. The client provides transport, accommodation and meal for the interpreter.
  • BDT 4,500 per hour for on-the-spot professional interpretation (applicable for meeting/conference).

Terms and Conditions:

  • Written information on the topic of expected service must be submitted 7 working days in advance (applicable for on-the-spot professional interpretation).
  • Written itinerary/plan/schedule indicating duration of the expected services must be submitted before finalizing the contract.
  • Profile of the organization/clientèle must be submitted in advance.
  • The service is available for a minimum duration of 2 hours.
  • The service hours will be calculated from the time of meeting the official representative of the client on the scheduled time.
  • The service needs to be confirmed at least 10 working days in advance by depositing 70% of the estimated charge.

AFD Information Desk
+88 01678 031 400


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