The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union, hereinafter referred to as the Translation Centre, is launching 1 call for tenders for the conclusion of multiple framework contracts for translation services regarding texts in the financial and banking field relating to the work of the various bodies and institutions of the European Union for which the Translation Centre provides translation services.

The texts for translation are from English into Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish.

The notice of call for tenders has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, supplement S 1 dated 03/01/2018, Ref.:2018/S 001/000002 (this text is the authentic version). The Official Journal mentioned is available at the usual sales points of the Publications Office of the European Union. It can also be consulted on the website of the Publications Office at

In order to complete your bid as accurately as possible, you are requested to follow the instructions below.

  • Carefully read each document at the bottom of this page and scrupulously respect all the indications set out in it.
  • Read the draft contract which gives an overview of the conditions governing your provision of translation services in the event of a contract being awarded.
  • Connect to the Call for tenders portal ( and complete the registration form and send it electronically by clicking on the "submit" button. Print, date and sign this form and join it as the cover page of your tender and complete, for each lot submitted, the “Linguistic team” form and join it in your tender in Part B under point 4.4, for each lot submitted.

A FAQ page, updated frequently, is also available at the bottom of this page.

Any queries or requests for further information may be sent by e-mail to

Tender Submission Forms
Draft contract
Frequently Asked Questions​