Finding Japanese - Vietnamese Interpreters in Ho Chi Minh City

By Site Admin | Oct 30, 2019
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Located on the eastern Indochinese Peninsula, Vietnam includes both marvelous beaches and wonderful hills. Holding one of the oldest cultures in Southeast Asia, this country is glamorous for its traditions, which every visitor finds interesting. As a beautiful developing country, Vietnam attracts not only travelers but also entrepreneurs all around the world.

For a country in which English is not the first language, interpreting service is an important part for every visitor. Travelers need tour guides for touristic cities like Hue or Da Nang. Politicians need interpreters for their courtesy visits to Ha Noi – the capital of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is not an exception, if not to say, this is the place where you need interpreters the most.

Japan and Vietnam have always been supporting each other in many industries. Since 2011, Japan became the leading economic partner with Vietnam. In addition, Japan is also the second biggest foreign investor, the fourth largest trading partner and the third largest tourism partner of Vietnam. This extraordinary relation brings more and more businesses to both countries which creates many opportunities for Japanese – Vietnamese interpreters and translator to strive.

There are hundreds of Japanese businesses located in Ho Chi Minh City. As a financial center of Vietnam, this city has welcomed many investors and held a lot of seminars for the businessman. How to discuss and understand each other if you both do not know the language they are using? You are most likely in need of hiring an interpreter to accompany you on your business trips.

There are some ways you can use to find translators or interpreters to help you with your business in Ho Chi Minh City. In addition, you can find out How to find interpreters in any country in our blog article here.


1. Countries' consulates in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is the center city of southern Vietnam, it is not hard to find other countries’ consulates here. You can try to contact these consulates, through Internet or come to their representative office, for necessary listings about finding interpretation services.

Some consulates’ address located in Ho Chi Minh City:

The U.S. Consulate: 4 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1,

Phone number: + 842835204200

Consulate General of Japan: 261 Dien Bien Phu, District 3,

Phone number: +842839333510  

You can find the addresses just by Google the keyword “Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City


2. Industry associations and chambers of commerce

There are numerous industry associations and chambers of commerce in Ho Chi Minh City. They appear not only to give business listing but also to help Japanese entrepreneurs. If you have trouble finding translators or interpreters, you can contact these names: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ho Chi Minh City (JCCH), The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), CEO Club Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City Young Business Association (YBA).
These are popular associations which organize many international events in Vietnam. The Japanese – Vietnamese interpreters who work for these events are screened and clearly professional.


3. The Internet

The Internet is a great place to find good interpreters. You can simply upload your requests on your Facebook account, ask for help in groups like Quora or search the Internet with the keywords “reserve Japanese – Vietnamese interpreter online + Ho Chi Minh City” or “interpreter in Ho Chi Minh City”.

There are thousands of recommendations and many language service agencies and companies for you to choose and contact from just by a click.


4. Network is always helpful

Your colleagues may have known some excellent Japanese – Vietnamese interpreters from their last visits to Ho Chi Minh City. You should ask them for some recommendations before booking an interpreter yourself.

But is there any easier way to find a reliable interpreter?


Freelensia can help you!


Freelensia is the world’s first online interpreter reservation platform where companies can hire Japanese-Vietnamese interpreters for short-term events.

With nearly 3,000 members (English interpreters, Japanese interpreters, Korean interpreters, Chinese interpreters etc.) in Vietnam, China, Japan and other countries, Freelensia provide interpreters for trade fairs, exhibitions, business meetings, business-matching sessions, seminars, conferences (simultaneous or cabin interpretation), etc. Interpreter identity and qualifications are verified. Prices are publicly listed and stable.

Clients can discuss with and evaluate the videos of interpreters on the platform. Freelensia also offers useful tools such as online working calendar, specialized vocabulary tailored to each event, and live-chat support to both clients and interpreters on the days of the event.

Freelensia has professional interpreters who are fluent in interpreting for trade fairs, business meetings and seminars.


For general business meeting, you can confidently book some of our best Japanese – Vietnamese interpreters:

1. Mr. Hieu

You can find Mr. Hieu listing here.

Mr. Hieu has 3 years of experience in Japan, 10 years of working in a Japanese company. With an N1 degree in Japanese, Mr. Hieu has both basic and specialist knowledge to be involved in every meeting.


Total interpretation fee: 330$


2. Ms. Tam

You can find Ms. Tam listing here

After graduating with a Bachelor in Japanese, she has more than 10-year experience in Japanese language translation. She is working in a Japanese company located in Vietnam so she knows much about Japanese working culture and way of thinking.


Total interpretation fee: 220$


3. Ms. Hanh

You can find Ms. Hanh listing here.

After graduating with a Bachelor in Japanese, she has worked for many years in interpretation sector and have positive review from her clients.


Total interpretation fee: 220$


4. Ms. Vy

You can find Ms. Vy listing here.

With 2 Bachelors (in Japanese and Business Management - Import Export Trading) and 8 years working in Japanese company, Ms. Vy can be your fellow traveler to every Booth attendance, Exhibition visit, Factory visit, General business meeting and Consecutive-interpretation seminar.


Total interpretation fee: 220$


For cabin interpretation, you can check out some of our best interpreters:

1. Mr. Danny

You can find Mr. Danny listing here.

Mr. Danny have more than 8 years of interpretation experience, 3 years living in Japan and 11 years living in English-speaking countries. He can interpret both English and Japanese fluently in specialized industries: Economic, Politic, Environment, Business, Medical.


Total interpretation fee: 660$


2. Mr. Huy

You can find Mr. Huy listing here

With 20 years working in Japan, Mr. Huy has been working in many government events in many industries: environment, electricity, law, finance, etc.


Total interpretation fee: 220$


For tour guide, you can confidently reserve one of our best interpreters:

Ms. Anna

You can find Ms. Anna listing here

With an N2 degree in Japanese, she has been an interpreter for 8 years. If you’re looking for a fun company and knowledgeable, she is the right choice for you.


Total interpretation fee: 110$


We hope finding Japanese - Vietnamese interpreters is not a challenge anymore after this article. You can find interpreters in many ways but if you want to know their price and interpretation skills, you can always check out Freelensia interpreter community and reserve the most suitable ones for your events.

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