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The DANK Haus offers German to English and English to German written translation services. We receive requests to translate letters, notices, articles, and a variety of other materials. We are happy to accommodate translation requests whenever possible. Please note the rates below:

Basic Translation Service

$25.00 for documents up to 2 pages in length.

Member rate: $20.00 for this service.

Special Translation Service

$30.00 for documents up to 2 pages in length that are handwritten or printed in Fraktur.

Member rate: $25.00 for this service.


Email your document to Rosa Gallagher at rosa@dankhaus.com (Tel: 773-561-9181 ext. 4) with a brief explanation of your translation request and the latest date by which you would like to receive the translation. Documents can also be dropped off in person by appointment at the DANK Haus located at 4740 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 (4th Floor). Once your document has been approved, you will be asked to submit payment. 

**Please note: It may not be possible to translate all documents. Documents that are too long or too difficult to read (ex. illegible script) may not be accepted. In these cases, you will receive a response immediately letting you know that a translation will not be possible.


Once we receive payment, we will begin working on your translation and follow up with any additional questions. We accept credit card payments, PayPal, cash (in-person only) or check.  


Please mail checks (attention: Rosa Gallagher) to 4740 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. Checks can be made out to: "DANK Haus German American Cultural Center." Please include a note in the memo line stating "Translation Service." 


Cash will be accepted in-person only. Please do not mail cash.


Payment can be sent via PayPal to dank@dankhaus.com. Please include a note with your payment saying: "Translation Service" along with your name.

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Credit card payment can be submitted by clicking one of the services below and entering your payment information when prompted:

German American Cultural Center
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

Connect with us

Office: +1 (773) 561-9181
Email: Dank@Dankhaus.com

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.
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