Website Language Translations

Find information on translating website content using your browser or mobile device.

Translate page: بى (Arabic), বাঙালি (Bengali), 中文 (Chinese), Kreyòl ayisyen (Haitian-Creole), Italiano (Italian), 한국어 (Korean), Polski (Polish), Русскийy (Russian), Español (Spanish), יידיש (Yiddish)

If you are using a desktop or laptop and would like to translate website content into a different language, please access your browser’s settings. Directions on how to change your preferred language using the four main browsers are below.

If you are using a mobile device, you can change the default language in your device’s settings.


  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click on the three dots on the far top right.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Click Advanced, then click Languages.
  5. Click on Languages to expand the setting. Once the setting expands, click on the three dots next to your preferred language (or, you may need to add a language), and then tick the checkbox next to Display Google Chrome in This Language.


  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click on the apple icon at the top left.
  3. Choose System Preferences.
  4. Double click Language & Region.
  5. Under Preferred Languages, add your preferred language.
  6. After you add a language, you will be asked if you like to use this language as your primary language. Choose the language you would like to use.
  7. You may need to restart Safari for the changes to take place.


  1. Open Edge.
  2. Click on the three dots on the far top right.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Click Languages.
  5. Click Add Languages and add your language.
  6. On your language, click the three dots and choose Move to the Top, and check Offer to translate pages in this language.


  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click on the three lines on the far top right.
  3. Choose Preferences.
  4. In the Language section of the General panel, choose a language in the drop-down menu.
  5. Choose your preferred language for displaying pages.
  6. You may need to restart Firefox for the change to take place.

Disclaimer: The website is providing instructions on how to use your browser to assist you in reading the website in languages other than English. This is not a service, but general instructions on how to use a third-party provider (in this case, Chrome, Safari, Edge, or Firefox) to translate web pages into other languages. These browsers cannot translate all types of documents and may not provide an exact translation. Anyone relying on information obtained from their browser does so at his or her own risk. The State of New York does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided. The State of New York, its officers, employees, and/or agents shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of such materials.