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Posted on26 September 2022

What is Certified Translation?

What is certified translation?

If you’re applying for a UK visa or are in need of English document translation, you may have come across a requirement for ‘certified translation’. With the help of a professional translation agency, you can ensure that your translation meets the standards set by organisations such as the Home Office and the UK justice system.

What are Certified Translation Services?

For a translation to be certified in the UK, it must be approved and signed by a representative of a professional translation agency. Relevant UK organisations will recognise a certified translation as a true and accurate translation of the document in question.

It’s always best to check with the relevant organisation first to ensure you understand exactly what their requirements are.

Who will carry out my translation?

As a recognised translation agency, Atlas Translations is able to provide official translation services for your certified translation requirements. Our translations are carried out by our network of professional translators, all of whom work only in their native languages and have years of verified experience in their specialised fields.

We offer a variety of translation services to meet your needs. Our fixed-price certified translation package is priced at £79 + VAT, and is often a top choice for individuals looking for English document translation. You can also take a look at our handy price calculator if your requirements fall outside of our fixed-price bundles.

What will my translation look like?

After your translation has been completed by our team, you can expect to receive a document from us that meets all the standard requirements for certified translation in the UK. The document will include proof of the professional authenticity of the translation, and will be signed by the project manager. See an example of our certifying letter here.

Get in touch with our friendly and professional team today to find out more about the services we offer. You can give us a ring on 01727 812725, email, or contact us through our website. 

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