Interpretation Services

All court/chamber proceedings in Singapore are conducted in English. The team from the Family Justice Courts (FJC) Language Services provides interpretation services in FJC legal proceedings to parties and witnesses who do not understand or speak the English language. Court users who require assistance in requesting the services of an interpreter, are encouraged to refer to the FJC Guidebook on Interpretation Services for details. 

The languages/dialects available are as follows:

Chinese Language & Dialects Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese and Hakka
Malay Language & Dialects Malay, Javanese and Boyanese
Indian Languages Tamil

A party requiring the services of an Interpreter of the Court for himself/herself or any of his/her witnesses at a hearing/chamber may refer to Practice Directions Amendments No. 3 of 2017 of FJC.