Office of Court Interpreter Services (OCIS)

Office of Court Interpreter Services

The Office of Court Interpreter Services (OCIS) is responsible for coordinating and allocating interpreters to requesting courts in an effort to provide equitable access to justice across the entire Massachusetts court system.


Two Center Plaza, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02108


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Who we serve

Interpreter services are available to all court users in all court departments (Boston Municipal Court, District, Housing, Juvenile, Land, Probate and Family, and Superior), and interpreters are requested for more than 90,000 interpreter events in 113+ languages, two-thirds of which are for Spanish events.

The top language requests are for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian, Cape Verdean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, American Sign Language, Russian, Cantonese, and Khmer.


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