Braille Transcription Services

We convert printed material to braille for students, adults, businesses and organizations throughout Minnesota that request it. 

We provide Braille materials for personal use free of charge to Minnesotans statewide who are blind or visually impaired. However, we do charge fees for braille services to schools, colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies and non profits.

Apply for Services

Before taking advantage of the exceptional transcription services, you need to complete and return our application for services form establishing your eligibility for services. 

Your eligibility must be certified by an appropriate "certifying authority" as listed on the form. 

Also, you must submit a signed customer agreement copyright form before services can be provided.

Ordering Braille Materials

Before proceeding with the order process, you will need to read the following documents, which will help you understand the process, timing and the cost. 

Braille Policies and Procedures

Braille Pricing

Order Forms 

Electronic Order Form


State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave W #240
St. Paul, MN 55114-1840
For textbooks and school materials, call 651-539-2310
For all other materials in braille, call 651-539-2315
Toll Free: 1-800-722-0550

Email SSB's Braille Unit