was founded in 1999 on the principle that great service is, and always will be, a key differentiator in the localization industry. is dedicated to developing and maintaining strong client relationships by making its clients' lives easier and delivering language services that exceed expectations. offers a host of services and software applications related to language support and localization. Whether you need a software solution to organize and maintain a 10-language e-commerce website synchronized in real time, a software product simultaneously released in 23 languages, or branded marketing collateral culturally adapted for an emerging market, has the resources to help. As part of, Overtaal can draw on those resources as well, which greatly enhances our capabilities and geographical coverage.




TransPerfect is a family of companies providing global business services in over 170 languages. TransPerfect is headquartered in New York City and maintains over 85 offices on 6 continents.

TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider, providing a full range of language and business services including translation, interpretation, website localization, subtitling/voiceovers, multicultural marketing, diversity and inclusion consulting, deposition services, and litigation support to multinational companies. TransPerfect’s vision is to be the world's premier provider of global language and business solutions. 

To find out more about TransPerfect, Overtaal’s parent company, please visit the TransPerfect website.





When you choose a translation agency which bears the VViN logo, you can rest assured that you are opting for quality and reliability. All affiliated agencies must adhere to a code of conduct, so that clients and agencies know what they can expect of one another, aside from the translation related aspects. And in the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with a product, you can fall back on the VViN's dispute regulations.

The VViN is a member organisation of the EUATC, the umbrella organisation for national associations of translation companies.





The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is the world's largest trade association for the language industry. As a non-profit organization, GALA provides resources, education, advocacy, and research for thousands of global companies.

GALA members are companies and organizations around the world that:

  • provide language services, including translation, localization, interpreting, globalization, internationalization, and more
  • develop language technology and software tools in areas such as translation, analytics, terminology, workflow, and others
  • use language, translation, localization, and interpreting services and technologies to reach their global audiences and markets
  • provide research and language education, training, and professional development
  • offer consulting to improve the language enterprise.





Overtaal is a SAP Language Service Partner.

SAP Partners play a key role in helping organizations of all sizes – across all industries – transform and run their businesses. They are certified SAP professionals who can help you buy, build, implement, service, and support the SAP solution that best fits your unique needs.

Partners offering translation services are experts in delivery and project manage­ment of SAP software translation projects.




Originally established in 1997 as a translation agency for the European Parliament, Overtaal has grown over the years to become a full-service language service provider. We still work for the EU, mainly for the European Commission and the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union.




ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 17100:2015 certified


TransPerfect has implemented the most rigorous quality assurance processes in the world, achieving official ISO 9001 certification in 2003. Overtaal is not simply ISO-compliant. Overtaal is officially ISO 9001:2015 certified through TŰV SŰD, one of the premier compliance bodies in the world. We have proven that we maintain the highest standards of quality in our processes that are recognized and respected throughout the world.

In addition, TransPerfect has been certified according to the new ISO 17100:2015 standard. ISO 17100:2015 is a rigid standard that is specific to the translation services industry, ensuring that providers of language services have all the resources and processes in place to be able to deliver high-quality translations. All our projects undergo strict quality control procedures using our certified people, processes and technologies.




Overtaal is a member of the NRTO (Dutch Council of Training and Education), the umbrella organisation for all private training and education agencies in the Netherlands. The NRTO plays a key role in putting private training on the agenda in the Netherlands and is a natural consultation partner for political and governmental players, educational parties, civil society organisations and the media.

We comply with NRTO’s code of conduct.