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Available to European SMEs



eTranslation, provided by the European Commission, is a state-of-the-art online machine translation service. The eTranslation service is free of charge and will help you save time and money to translate your documents and text between any two official EU languages, and more! eTranslation guarantees the confidentiality and security of all your translated data.

€4 million is currently available to support SMEs integrate eTranslation into their services.

Why should you use our eTranslation service?

Free and easy to use

eTranslation is free of charge. Save time when translating your documents between any two official EU languages and more!


High quality

The eTranslation service uses state-of-the-art neural machine translation to translate formatted documents and plain text between any of the 24 official European Union languages, as well as Icelandic, Norwegian and Russian.


Secure and confidential

eTranslation follows security best practices and assures the confidentiality and security of your data. It is used by EU and national administrations.

Translate to and from 27 languages! 

Bulgarian (BG)

French (FR)

Italian (IT)

Romanian (RO)

Croatian (HR)

Finnish (FI)

Latvian (LV)

Russian (RU)

Czech (CS)

German (DE)

Lithuanian (LT)

Spanish (ES)

Danish (DA)

Greek (EL)

Maltese (MT)

Slovak (SK)

Dutch (NL)

Hungarian (HU)

Norwegian Bokmål (NB)

Slovenian (SL)

English (EN)

Icelandic (IS)

Polish (PL)

Swedish (SV)
Estonian (ET)Irish (GA)Portuguese (PT)

Follow these steps to get started


If you already have an EU Login, you can skip to step 2

Are you having trouble creating your account?
Take a look at our instructions PDF


Click on the button below to set-up your profile with your EU Login associated email address

You didn’t see the language or service you were looking for? 

There are hundreds of other services and initiatives available in Europe!

The Catalogue of Services

Take a look at the Catalogue of CEF eTranslation Services to find other initiatives.

European Language Grid

Support the Multilingual Digital Single Market.


For projects that integrate CEF eTranslation in-pan European projects and services! Is your company working on a project, which could benefit from machine translation? Does it involve or affect at least two EU Member States! Then you could be eligible for funding in order to develop your idea. Read our FAQ and eligibility criteria.


Watch our video guide to eTranslation so you can start translating documents easily!

Got a question?

Find the answer in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Still haven't found the answer?

Don't hesitate to get in touch. 

Did you know about these Building Blocks of interest to SMEs?

Projects that use eTranslation also chose to use the eDelivery and eSignature Building Blocks.


Exchange data and documents securely and reliably.


Create and verify electronic signatures in line with European standards.