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    The economy of Laos is growing rapidly, ranking among the fastest-growing economies in the world thanks to its focus on construction, plenty of young workforces, and favorable tax treatment. Whether we’re translating and localizing English into Lao or Lao into English, or any other Lao language pairs, we will work closely with you and our native Lao linguists to ensure that your project utilizes the best possible techniques. As a professional Lao translation company, GTE Localize has the ability to translate your content in the most effective way with respect for your goals, the speakers, and the Lao language.

    Trusted Lao Translation Solutions For Any Business

    As a reliable Lao translation agency, GTE Localize brings you a variety of Lao translation solutions from a team of talented native Lao translators who are also subject-matter experts in their fields.

    Lao Language Pairs We Support

    All major Lao language pairs are supported by GTE Localize. The following are some of the most common language pairs with which we work. Please reach out to our localization experts if you need other language pairs.
    • English to Lao
    • Korean to Lao
    • Japanese to Lao
    • Chinese to Lao
    • Spanish to Lao
    • French to Lao
    • Lao to English
    • Lao to Korean
    • Lao to Chinese
    • Lao to Japanese
    • Lao to Spanish
    • Lao to French

    Pick Your Lao Translation Services

    There are three types of Lao translation services offered by GTE Localize. Each one is tailored to a specific content objective.

    Standard Plan

    Translation Only

    (2-eye principle)

    Your documents will be translated and self-reviewed by a Lao translator.




    • This option provides you with an easy-to-read translation.
    • It’s possible that some minor errors will still be detected.
    • This is the most cost-effective way to translate your content into Lao.
    • It’s ideal for one-time content or internal documents.


    Translation + Editing

    (4-eye principle)

    Before being revised by a second editor, your documents are translated by a native Lao translator.



    • With this option, you can expect translated polished and error-free content.
    • This option strikes a balance between three key factors: quality, price, and turnaround time.
    • It can be used for all purposes, especially for external documents and materials.


    Translation + Editing + Proofreading

    (6-eye principle)

    Your documents will be translated, edited, and proofread by three Lao linguists.




    • With the involvement of three experienced linguists, your translated content is likely to be flawless and ready for publication.
    • This option is the most expensive, but it provides the best value.
    • It’s recommended for high-visibility documents and critical marketing materials.

    Our Professional Lao Translation Process

    As a professional Lao translation company, GTE Localize follows an optimized working process to ensure the quality of every Lao localization project:

    11:1 Consultation
    11:1 Consultation
    • You tell GTE Localize your unique request.
    • Our consultant team will analyze and offer a customized Lao translation solution based on your needed language pairs, content, budget, etc.
    1:1 Consultation
    2Project Confirmation
    2Project Confirmation
    • Once you approve our Lao translation package, both sides confirm and complete the admin steps such as NDA, contract, & deposit.
    Project Confirmation
    3 Project Kick-off
    3 Project Kick-off

    Our PMs will:

    • Prepare linguistic materials (Glossary, Style guide, Termbase, etc.).
    • Choose the most suitable CAT or localization platform.
    • Allocate native translators.
    • Make a timeline for the project.
     Project Kick-off
    • A native Lao translator will translate your content.
    • Other native linguists will edit and proofread the translated content.
    5Quality Assurance
    5Quality Assurance
    • Possible errors are detected by QA tools such as X-bench.
    • Our linguists will vet the QA report one more time. Errors will be fixed if they’re true positive. This step repeats until the QA report contains only false-positive errors.
    Quality Assurance
    • Our localization engineers use photo-imaging software to put text and graphics together in the right place.
    7In-context Testing
    7In-context Testing
    • If it is a document translation, our testers will play the role of an actual audience to check laid-out files to make sure possible errors are eliminated.
    • If it is an app, game, or website translation, our testers will make functional testing as an actual user to bring you a flawless translation without any untranslated strings, functional problems, etc.
    In-context Testing
    8Feedback implementation & Final delivery
    8Feedback implementation & Final delivery
    • We deliver the Lao translation and make suitable changes if you have any feedback. After that, we submit the final Lao translation version to you.
    Feedback implementation & Final delivery

    Lao Translation Case Study

    Check out how we assisted Exness in achieving a successful English to Lao translation services.

    GTE Localize - Professional Lao Translation Company

    With a team of talented native Lao translators and subject-matter experts, GTE Localize brings you qualified Lao translation solutions.

    Experienced Native Lao Linguist Experienced Native Lao Linguist

    All Lao translation projects at GTE Localize are handled by native Lao translators with at least 5 years of work experience as professional linguists. They also have a deep understanding of the domains they specialize in and are familiar with various types of Lao translation content.

    Budget-saving Lao Translations Budget-saving Lao Translations

    GTE Localize promises to provide you with the most cost-effective Lao translation services on the market, not the cheapest. That is to say, we make certain that every dollar you spend with us is well spent. To put it another way, we provide the highest translation quality at the most affordable price.

    Strict Quality Assurance Strict Quality Assurance

    Our team at GTE Localize actively performs an XBench QA round for 100% of our projects or an internal LQA round (for large volume projects) to ensure that you get the best Lao translation quality. GTE Localize will cover the costs of these extra steps, so you won’t have to pay extra for anything.

    Technology Applied Technology Applied

    We optimize our process and translation quality as we recognize the importance of technology in creating a smooth and efficient workflow. To provide you with continuous Lao translation solutions, we support all CAT Tools and collaborate with various translation and localization management platforms (Crowdin and Lokalise).

    Elements To Notice When Using Lao Localization Services

    GTE Localize brings you a variety of Lao translation solutions from a team of talented native Lao translators who are also subject-matter experts in their fields.

    When localizing into the Lao language, you should pay attention to the below useful tips for a successful Lao localization project:

    • Line-breaking issues may arise due to the lack of space between Lao words.
    • For various purposes, Lao people use both Arabic and Lao numerals. Formal documents, legal documents, and government documents are the most common uses of Lao numerals. In everyday conversation, however, Arabic numerals are preferred.
    • In the Lao language, there are four main registers: royal (now obsolete), ecclesiastical, written, and spoken.
    • Different pronouns and prefixes are used in each register.
    • The metric system is used in Laos for measurement. Sometimes gold and silver are measured in baht (1 baht = 15g).
    • The date format is date-month-year.
    • The time format is either a 24-hour clock or a 12-hour clock.
    • The full name format is the given name followed by the family name.
    • The address format follows the template name – house number and street name – town, postcode – country.
    • The Lao language belongs to the Kra-Dai language family. It is spoken by approximately 15 million people in Laos and North Eastern Thailand.Northeastern Thailand.
    • In North-Eastern Thailand, Lao is also known as the Isan language.
    • The Lao language has many regional varieties both in Laos and North Eastern Thailand.
    • Type of writing system: the syllabic alphabet. Lao script, or Akson Lao, is the primary script used in the Lao language, which was adapted from the Khmer script and is a sister system to the Thai script.
    • The direction of writing: from left to right in horizontal lines.
    • Written Lao requires no spaces between words. Instead, spaces indicate the end of a clause or a sentence.
    • There is no official Latin transliteration system for written Lao.
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    Why Should You Need Professional Lao Translation Services?

    To make a splash in the Lao market, using professional Lao translation services to localize your content is the key. The reasons are:
    Unique Language Features
    Unique Language Features

    When working and investing in Laos, foreign companies should pay attention to the Lao language’s unique features to avoid regretful misunderstandings. Laos is a tonal language with no spacing between words, which might make inexperienced translators confused.

    Low English Proficiency
    Low English Proficiency

    Lao people have a limited command of the English language. As a result, if your content is only available in English, you will be missing out on a large number of Lao audiences.

    Avoid Cultural Misunderstandings
    Avoid Cultural Misunderstandings

    Lao has a diverse cultural heritage. Factors such as customs, traditions, and history must all be carefully considered to avoid misunderstandings and miscommunication.

    Lao Translation Services Q&A

    As a qualified Lao translation company, GTE Localize considers a variety of factors affecting the Lao translation cost when determining the exact cost of a Lao translation project:

    • Project volume: We usually provide a quote based on the number of words or characters of your source documents.
    • Types of Services: Translation Only, Translation + Editing, and Translation + Editing + Proofreading are the three types of Lao translation services we provide. If more steps are required, the rate will be higher.
    • Content Complexity: The complexity of the required domain has an impact on the project’s price. Topics with a low level of expertise are charged less than content with a high level of expertise. The cost of a Lao translation project starts at $0.07 per word.

    If you need a quote for your project, please contact our Lao localization team.

    The turnaround time of a Lao translation service is affected by factors such as project volume, content complexity, service types, and other special requirements. GTE Localize’s Lao translators can handle 2,500 words per business day on average. If a project is urgent, we can assign it to more translators, increasing our daily capacity to 10,000 words. Please contact our customer service team for an exact turnaround time.

    You can assess the quality of our Lao translation services and industry experience using the following resources:

    • Ask our translators to do a free test (300 words).
    • Request to check out the Lao translation projects that we have completed.
    • A list of the clients with whom we’ve worked. The filter can be used to find people who work in your field.
    • You can see the QA and QC process we use for all translation projects in the process above to ensure the highest quality.
    • Request to see our translators’ CVs. We will gladly send you the resumes of our translators who have relevant experience.

    Please contact our team for more information.

    GTE Localize provides free editing and corrections after the Lao translation has been delivered if errors are discovered due to GTE Localize’s negligence. There is a lifetime warranty. You can report any errors in your translations by sending an email to our team, and we will assist you in correcting them.

    Yes, all information in your document is kept secure and only our project-related employees have access to it. GTE Localize is willing to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to ensure that all documents provided by our clients remain confidential. All relevant staff and linguists must sign an NDA with GTE Localize before beginning work on the Lao translation projects.

    Bank transfers, cash, Visa, Paypal, and Payoneer are all acceptable methods of payment. All major currencies are accepted, including the US dollar, Euro, and Singapore dollar. If you’d like to make payments in a different currency, please contact our team for more information.

    GTE Localize is a professional translation and localization company with offices in three major cities: Vietnam, Singapore, and the United States. Serving all major languages in the world, GTE Localize has a team of native translators from all over the world. We have served customers from Canada, Indonesia, the U.K., China, Thailand, Korea, etc.

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