Learn about City of Surrey's free translation services that help people with their questions.

The City of Surrey offers free translation services to help people with their questions. Translation is available in more than 170 languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Spanish, Russian, Polish and French.

How to Speak with a Translator

There are three ways to connect with a translator through the City of Surrey:

  • In person: The City of Surrey offers interpretation services at City facilities such as libraries and recreation centres. Select facilities have display cards on the counter. Point to a language on the cards and a translator will be called for you.
  • Phone: Call 604-591-4011 if you're unable to communicate clearly in English. Identify your preferred language and within a few minutes, someone will be able to translate for you.
  • Online: The online translation service on the City of Surrey’s website is hosted by Google Translate. Find this tool at the top of the website.

For questions about our translation services, email webteam@surrey.ca.