Scotland’s British Sign Language Interpreting Video Relay Service (VRS)
enabling contact with all of Scotland’s public bodies and third sector organisations

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Open 8am-12 midnight | 7 days a week | Non-emergency calls only (not 999 calls)

What’s the difference between VRS (video relay service) and VRI (video remote interpreting)?

VRS: 3 people in 3 different locations


Deaf BSL user – at home

BSL/English interpreter – remote

Service provider – in office

VRI: 2 people same location – interpreter remote


+ Deaf BSL user with service provider in office

BSL/English interpreter – remote

contactSCOTLAND-BSL is a VRS service

Online presentation – What is contactSCOTLAND-BSL? (4m 45s)

contactSCOTLAND-BSL Promo video

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Introduction to contactSCOTLAND-BSL

Using the service

More ‘Guides’ can be found here <<<


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Who do you want to call?

If you know of any public body or organisation to be encouraged to use contactSCOTLAND-BSL – let us know below – thanks

authorities/organisations that can be contacted include (and many more):

NHS Scotland logo. NHS 24 logo. 32 local-authorities image. Scottish Parliament logo. Scottish Legal Aid Board logo. Scottish Government logo. HIS_Stand alone logo saas SQA logo. Scottish Children's Reporter logo. Care Inspectorate logo.

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