Translation Services

Translation Services


Saskatoon Open Door Society also provides translation and interpretation services in 35 different languages!

Document Translation

We offer certified translations of the following personal documents:

Birth, death, marriage  and divorce certificates, foreign driver‘s licenses,  educational documents and diplomas, employment records, criminal record check, and reference letters.  Translation fee and time depends on type of document and language.  Translation typically takes two or three weeks.  Every translated document will also be notarized. Original documents are required to be present for the purpose of translation.

Interpretation Services

We provide interpretation services in approximately 35 languages across the public and private sectors.

Advance notice and details of the appointment  are needed to book an interpreter.  Personal requests may not be accepted due to limit resources.


Notary public Service

The service includes ID declaration, statutory declaration, authorization of minor child travel, travel  invitation, SINP program and certified true copies of documents.   The service is available on Wednedays and Fridays only.

Join us!

 To meet the growing demand for established and emerging languages, we continually recruit qualified and experienced interpreters and translators. There is no minimum number of assignments guaranteed per period of time. It depends on the demand of languages. If you would like to have an opportunity to practice your language skills, we invite you to join us.  Please complete the Application Form (at bottom of page) and send it with your resume to the email address: axiao@sods.sk.ca.

Document Translator

We are looking for document translators in the following languages:  Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Punjabi ( India), Greek, Italian,  Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese .  Applicants who meet  the following requirements will be considered:

Members of ATIS

University degree (studies in the target language)

University degree in translation, interpretation or linguistics a definitive asset.

CLB 8 or above

more than one year’s  experience in document translation



Anyone wishing to be an interpreter are also invited to apply if they are verbally fluent in in English and any of the following languages:  Arabic, Amharic, Bengali,  Burmese, Chinese,French, Hindi, Karen, Kurdish, Nepali, Oromon, Punjabi, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Somalian, Swahili , Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Tigrigna, Urdu, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.   Applicants are required to meet the following requirements:

·         Fluency and proficiency in English and another language.

·         LINC 6 or above 6

·         Minimum High School diploma.

·         Prior interpreting experience

·         Working schedule is flexible

·         A preference  if you own a vehicle and have Class 5 driver license.


To apply to become one of our translators or interpreters, please fill out our application form here.