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Do you need interpreter assistance because of a disability?

  1. Learn more about the interpreter services provided by Kela

    You can get interpreter assistance in a variety of situations, including work, studies and hobbies.  The available interpreting methods include sign language, sign-supported speech, speech-to-text interpreting and communication methods intended for persons with speech impairment.
    Read more about the interpreter services

  2. Apply for the right to interpreter services

    When applying for interpreter services for the first time, you will need a statement from a healthcare and social welfare professional or other professional that indicates your need for interpretation.
    Submit your application for interpreter services to Kela

  3. Book a guidance appointment

    You can get guidance on how to use the interpreter services and how to book an interpreter. Instructions on how to book a guidance appointment are provided with the decision on your right to interpreter services.
    Read more about the guidance

  4. Book an interpreter
    Booking an interpreter can be done in many ways, for example online or by phone. Book an on-site interpreter or choose remote interpretation.
    Book an interpreter

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