How to get documents translated

At Nebraska Medicine, Interpretive Services offers document translation for internal and external business customers to facilitate communication with non-English speaking patients.


Patient education, procedure instructions, genetics letters, consult summaries, consent forms, discharge summaries, diagnostics, IRB studies and other research.


Please submit all requests via the following options:

Internal Staff

Enter your request online

  1. Attach an electronic version (MS-Word) of the document to be translated
  2. Enter your desired completion date
  3. Submit the form

External Request

Please contact the Interpretive Services department at 402-559-8697 for assistance.

NOTE: Documents with a copyright will not be translated.

  • Once the program coordinator receives the translation request, a confirmation of receipt with a fee quote for translation services, (if applicable) will be sent within five business days.
  • All written translations go through a tier proofing to ensure accuracy of translation.
  • The time for completion may vary depending on the length and complexity of the document. Priority will be given to time-sensitive documents and special needs situations.
  • The document will be filed until the program coordinator receives a confirmation of acceptance for fee quote and completion date from you.