Sign language interpreter

InterpretersLive! Video Service

The RD&E is delighted to enable British Sign Language users to contact us using a Sign Language interpreter, through the Interpreters Live! service, provided by Sign Solutions.

Before you access the InterpretersLive! Service, decide which device you wish to use:

Service Availability

Our InterpretersLive! video service hours are 8am to 12am, 7 days a week. Outside of these hours, please contact us to pre-book an interpreter who can be online within 30 minutes.

How to use the InterpretersLive!

Minimum Requirements

This service is accessible via a Windows supported devices and Apple Mac.

The service is compatible with the following browsers: Google Chrome version 46 and later, Firefox version 45 and later, Opera version 39 and later. If you are using Safari 9 or Internet Explorer 11, when prompted, please download the plugin. You will only need to do this once, next time you will be taken straight to the call button.

Support and Troubleshooting

If you are having difficulties connecting to the InterpretersLive! Service try watching our Troubleshooting guide (video transcript available).

Please note: if you have less than 120kbps available – call will be audio only.  Minimum requirement for video calls is 192kbps.

If you are having problems accessing the App please watch our download guide (video transcript available).

Alternatively, contact Sign Solutions for further help or to provide feedback on the service.

If you wish to make a complaint, please follow the guidelines. A transcript is also available.


Sign Solutions, providers of InterpretersLive! are certified ISO 27001 and ISO 9001, and all data is processed and held securely. As a certified organisation we are committed to continuous improvement and are externally assessed, annually, to ensure progress is maintained.


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