Language Solutions for Government

Ensure Language Access Engage Your Community Bridge Cultural Gaps Achieve Compliance Strengthen Your Community Integrate Language Support

As our local communities grow increasingly diverse, it is more important than ever to provide equal access to critical services. With our full-range of language solutions, PGLS can help you communicate and engage with your multilingual constituency.

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PGLS provides translation, interpreting, and language training solutions for federal, state, and local government in over 200 languages and regional varieties.

PGLS is the go-to partner for government organizations looking to provide comprehensive language access. Our professional linguists offer translation and interpretation services for documents, meetings, and events. We can help you comply with language access mandates while promoting equity and understanding of different cultures. In addition to our translation and interpretation experts, we provide language training and assessment services, ensuring your department has the resources and skills to communicate with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Increasingly Multilingual Communities

Nearly 68 Million People Spoke a Language Other Than English at Home in 2019

Languages Spoken at Home for the Population 5 Years and Older: 1980-2019 (in millions)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Censuses; 2010 and 2019 American Community Survey, 1-year estimates.

Most Frequently Spoken Languages at Home By Nativity and Citizenship (in percent)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 American Community Survey, 1-year estimates.

Most Frequently Spoken Languages at Home By English-Speaking Ability: 2019 (in percent)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 American Community Survey, 1-year estimates.

Engage Your Multilingual Constituency

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Government Translation Services

We provide high-quality government translation services in more than 200 languages and regional varieties. Among the many types of government translation projects we have completed are:

  • Official Diplomatic Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Intelligence Collection & Analysis
  • Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) Documentation
  • Patents & Trademarks
  • Informational Content for LEP Communities
  • Military Manuals & Training Courses
  • Multilingual Desktop Publishing (DTP) & Section 508 Compliance
  • Website Localization
  • Speeches & Press Releases


Learn more about our translation services and processes. 

Government Interpreting Services

At PGLS, we understand the Government’s need for discretion, accuracy, and trustworthiness in their vendors. Not only are we able to navigate the nuances of government communication, but we also offer multilingual expertise across a broad range of technical fields and complex intellectual concepts with rapid delivery and high accuracy. We provide on-site linguist staffing, cleared linguists, and on-site interpreting for conferences and legal proceedings.

We also offer:

  • Over-the-Phone Interpretation (OPI)
  • Video Remote Interpretation (VRI)
  • On-Demand Interpretation


Learn more about our interpretation services.

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Government Language Training Services

PGLS will work with you to determine the best training program for your employees. We offer classes online and at government facilities across the United states. Once we’ve determined where you’ll take classes, PGLS will tailor training programs to suit each student or group, drawing upon the language requirements and individual learning styles.

Learn more about our language training services.

Government Transcription Services

PGLS provides fast, accurate, and cost-effective transcription services. From meetings to interviews, our team accurately transcribes every word, ensuring compliance and confidentiality every step of the way. Get in touch today to get get a free quote for your organization.

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Serve, Engage & Empower Your Community.

PGLS supports some of the largest and most complex government contracts — a testament to our experience, expertise, and institutional knowledge. With our dedicated solutions teams, we are able to meet some of the most stringent and demanding requirements. Leverage our language access experts to implement the language solutions you need.

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