Translations & Transcriptions

Translations & Transcriptions

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We translate to English from French, Spanish and Kouri-Vini, and translate from English to French, Spanish and Kouri-Vini. 

Transcriptions involve typing the (usually) handwritten content of documents. Our service can be literal transcriptions, or tweaked transcriptions where only capitalization, diacritics (accent marks), and given names reflect the standard spellings today. 

We translate and transcribe:


  • Civil records (successions/probates, wills, plats, donations, exchanges, nuptials, deeds, etc.)
  • Migration records
    (ship manifests, passport applications, passports)


  • Roman Catholic sacramental records
    (baptisms, confirmations, marriages, deaths)
  • Prayers and other spiritual devotions or reflections


  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Academic work 
    (Articles, chapters, books)

Popular & Personal

  • Music lyrics
  • Greeting cards, posters
  • Diaries
  • Letters


Our fees depend on many factors, such as legibility of original document, scope of work needed, and timeline. If your translation or transcription needs exceed one page of text, click here to schedule a consultation.

For shorter projects, like one page or less, whether ideas for business names or tattoos, lyrics, or anything similar, these are billed at different prices. Additional fees are added depending on your timeline. At checkout, email your best quality digital scans to Christophe at 

We do not offer pro bono translation or transcription services.

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