Professional Portuguese translation

We are a translation agency with extensive experience in professional translation to and from Portuguese.

We offer translation, localization and transcreation services in Portuguese to help you adapt your content and ensure that the right message reaches the right audience.

We have the people, tools and knowledge to offer a comprehensive service, for both urgent and large translations, in more than 100 different languages and with all the quality guarantees you would expect.

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Why translate into Portuguese?

More than 236,000,000 native speakers

8th most total speakers in the world

7th most widely used language on the Internet

3.1% of Internet users browse in Portuguese

9th most used language by number of Internet users

5th most native speakers

Official language in 10 countries

3rd most used language in social networks

2.8% of web pages are written in Portuguese

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Benefits of Portuguese translation

Connect with Portuguese-speaking customers

Professional Portuguese translation

Communicate better with potential customers by offering information in their native language.

Several studies have shown that customers feel more confident when purchasing products that are marketed in their own language. According to CSA Research’s “Can’t Read, Won’t Buy” study, 65% of respondents prefer content in their native language, and 40% won’t consider purchasing in other languages.

Nevertheless, it is not only a matter of adapting content to make it more attractive to potential Portuguese-speaking buyers, but also of complying with the legislation of certain target countries which require certain products to be marketed in Portuguese or in the language of that market.

Thanks to Portuguese translation your company can achieve:

Extend the global nature of your business and reach a wider audience.

Expand into new markets and increase international sales. 

Facilitate communication and increase customer and supplier confidence.

Save time, save money and avoid errors in communication management.

Portuguese translations: Specialized native professionals

Teams of certified professional translators

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Native Portuguese translators

We work with translators from different regions, who, in addition to being fluent in Portuguese as their mother tongue, are familiar with the local socio-cultural environment. Wehave more than 2000 professional translators, and we select the team that best fits each project to ensure the best quality and accuracy for your translations. 

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Portuguese translators who are experts in your sector

Our team of accredited translators has experience with clients from all over the world. It is made up of specialists in different sectors and industries who know the specific characteristics and the technical terminology of each area. 

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Certified quality

At iDISC, we are accredited with the certifications ISO 17100 for translation services, ISO 27001 for information security, ISO 9001 for quality of service and ISO 18587 for machine translation post-editing. In addition, we also have the Trados and MemoQ seals, which are a further guarantee of our solvency and professionalism. 

We translate more than 100 languages

We have more than 2000 specialized native translators.

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Translation of texts into Portuguese

Improve your chances of reaching your target audience with better content.

Portuguese translations specialized in your sector

Where is Portuguese spoken?

Portuguese, with origins in the Iberian Peninsula, has spread widely throughout the world, and is the official language of Portugal, Brazil and several nations in Africa and Asia. This global expansion has fostered the emergence of numerous variants and dialects. For example, European and Brazilian Portuguese differ markedly in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammatical usage, reflecting the adaptation of the language to different environments and contributing to a rich tapestry of linguistic expressions across the globe.

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Countries with Portuguese as an official language

Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Macau, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, East Timor.

Localization and adaptation of Portuguese variants

We adapt your content to the culture and variants of the language

Translations adapted to the different regions where Portuguese is spoken

Because Portuguese is widely spoken in very distant regions of the world, multiple variants and dialects have formed. Some of these variants correspond more to natural geographic areas than to the territorial division of states. 

The professional translators on the iDISC team are native speakers of the Portuguese variants of each target region or country and know how to adapt translations so that they reach specific audiences more directly, which, in the case of marketing content, multiplies their effectiveness.  

Of course, a more neutral Portuguese can also be used, which is more suitable for the translation of more technical documentation. 

iDISC offers Portuguese localization of the linguistic and dialectal variants of Portugal and Brazil.

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Language combinations for Portuguese translation

Albanian | German | Arabic | Azerbaijani | Belarusian | Bosnian | Bulgarian | Catalan | Czech | Chinese | Korean | Croatian | Danish | Slovak | Slovenian | Spanish | Estonian | Basque | Finnish | Flemish | French | Galician | Greek | Guarani | Hebrew | Hindi | Hungarian | Indonesian | English | Irish | Italian | Icelandic | Japanese | K’iche’ | Kurdish | Latvian | Lithuanian | Macedonian | Maltese | Mongolian | Dutch | Norwegian | Persian-Farsi | Polish | Portuguese | Panjabi | Quechua | Romanian | Russian | Serbian | Swedish | Thai | Turkish | Ukrainian | Valencian | Vietnamese

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Portuguese translation process

  • Sending of documentation specifying the languages to be translated into and the desired delivery date.
  • Word count and sending of quote.
  • Confirmation of quote and delivery date.
  • Selection of the specialized team for the project.
  • Preparation of files, glossaries and translation memories.
  • Translation into Portuguese by one or more specialized native translators.
  • Review by a second linguist.
  • On-time delivery. 

Advantages of our method

Learn about the advantages of our translation method

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Comprehensive translation service directly connected to your CMS, ERP, CRM or TMS.
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Translation and proofreading by two native linguists specialized in the terminology of each sector.
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Direct and continuous communication with the customer
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We use customized translation memories to recycle your content, streamline processes and reduce costs.
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We draw up a glossary for each customer to ensure consistent terminology and a uniform style.
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Optimized workflow through a collaborative platform that logs every step of the process.
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Use of technology to minimize human error and use of human control to ensure the final accuracy of the content.
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Confidentiality and security for your translations thanks to the latest cybersecurity tools.

Frequently asked questions about Portuguese translations

What kind of documents can we translate into Portuguese?

We can translate any file type or format. We extract the content, translate it and return the translated document respecting the formatting. We use tools that show the approved updates in the original text in order to apply them faithfully in the translated versions. All this without the need for a designer, editor or programmer.

How do I request a translation into Portuguese?

It’s very simple! All you have to do is fill out this form, attach the document you wish to translate and indicate the language and delivery date. We will contact you as soon as possible and start the translation process so that you can receive your translations without delay.

How is the price of a Portuguese translation calculated?

The translation rate for a document is calculated based on the number of words to be translated. Depending on the project, there are several factors that can influence the final price, such as language combination, content type, source format and delivery time, among others. Similarly, repeated phrases or words can reduce the cost of translation thanks to the use of technological tools.

How long does a Portuguese translation take?

The usual waiting time to receive a simple translation is between 2 and 3 working days. The turnaround time depends mainly on the volume of words, but also on the degree of specialization of the vocabulary. To give you a rough idea, a translator usually translates between 2000 and 2500 words per day on average. Subsequently, this work must be reviewed by another translator, who may process around double or triple the number of words per day in proofreading tasks.

What guarantees are in place to ensure translation quality and confidentiality?

At iDISC, we comply with the quality standards ISO 9001, ISO 17100 and ISO 18587, which establish requirements for professional competence and processes in translation services to ensure that translations are fit for their purpose.

In addition, with ISO 27001-accredited processes and in compliance with the GDPR, we ensure the confidentiality of your translations and protect all your information with the latest cybersecurity tools, using secure systems for the storage, access to and transmission of documents.

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