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    Document Translation Services For Official Documents


    Are you studying abroad and seeking the best-certified translation services for your degree transcripts? Are you an ex-pat who needs sworn translations of your birth certificate and marriage certificate to secure a visa? Or are you a business looking for high-quality certified document translation services? We can help with certified translation services UK.

    Living or working abroad means a lot of paperwork for both individuals and businesses, and our translation service is designed to help you get all your personal documents ready for legal purposes in a foreign country.

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    Our most affordable option. Professional translation of your documents with standard turnaround times.

    Professional translation services with an attached certification of accurary, signed, stamped and on company letter-headed paper. Hard copies can also be requested.

    Professional translation services regarded as having formal status by relevant authorities. Hard copies are included. Please indicate the country you need the translation to be sworn in in the Project Brief section.

    Professional translation of your documents with faster turnaround times. Please indicate in the Project Brief section how quickly you would need them.

    The conversion of audio or video content into a translated written form. We also offer same-language transcriptions. Please indicate if time-stamps are required and at what intervals in the Project Brief section.

    The conversion of video audio into foreign-language subtitles. We also offer same-language subtitles. Delivered as an SRT file as standard. Please indicate in the Project Brief section if a different file type is required.

    Voiceover recordings in foreign languages. We can either translate your script into other languages or you can provide a foreign-language script. Please provide speaker preferences (gender, accent etc.) in the Project Brief section.

    Certified Translations


    Different countries have different requirements for official translations, so it can be hard to find exactly what you need. Our customer service team and professional linguists offer a professional service from start to finish and can help guide you to find the right translation service for you. That might mean contacting the UK passport office or other government offices such as the UK home office to find their requirements UK certified translation, or see what documents need certification for official use. Your dedicated Project Manager will be on hand to help through every step of the process – we pride ourselves on great communication and friendly service for all our clients.

    Our certified translation services UK prove that all the documents we translate are widely accepted by official bodies. This means we show:

    • That any finished documents are true and accurate translations of the source text
    • The date of the certified translation
    • The full name and contact details of the translation company head office
    • They contain our official translation stamp and are printed on letterhead paper

    Our certified translation company is fully-accredited and legally recognised in many European and North American countries. Our completed files are accepted by organisations such as the UK courts, academic institutions, and other organisations that need your paperwork for a professional application. We are competitively priced and deliver files quickly – we can also supply hard copies posted worldwide at your request.

    There may be times when a certified translation isn’t enough, and another type of official translation is required. For example, you may need a translation signed by a notary public, you may require an apostille etc. We aim to offer whatever type of official translation you need for your original documents.

    Official Document Translation Types


    Official Translation Services

    Certified text translated contains a certification signed by Espresso Translations to confirm that the translated text is a complete and accurate translation of the original. Certified translations are usually sufficient for the translation of texts in most countries.

    Notarised Translation

    For notarised translation, the certified translator swears on oath before a notary public that the official document translation has been completed by him/her. The notary public does not confirm the notarised translation quality, only the identity of the certified translator. Such documents are then officially certified by the notary public.

    Sworn Translations


    Sworn translation is completed by translators who have either a specific qualification or a degree in translating. Sworn translators are accredited by government entities or local courts and the translation is regarded as having formal status by the relevant authorities. It may also require a stamp from a court or public offices.

    Legalised Translations

    Paperwork for use overseas usually needs to be legalised or apostilled. Legalisation is done by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. It doesn’t guarantee the translation quality, only that it’s a genuine stamp. It’s only valid in countries signatory to the Hague Convention. Some countries require an apostille before the translation and others after.

    What’s Included?


    Linguists with 5+ years’ experience of document translation and apostille

    ISO Certified 17100:2015

    Competitive quote within 1 hour

    Certified document translation services are revised by 2 experts

    Transparent per-word

    Industry experts in language & culture

    Our Official Translation Services:
    About Us


    Espresso Translations agency is one of the leading translations companies offering certified language translation services for personal or business uses in over 150 languages. Whether you need a UK certified translation, sworn, or certified translation, we have experienced qualified translators ready to translate your files on short notice with great accuracy.

    We have rigorous standards for all our translation professionals, so you can rest assured that their translation ability is of the best possible standard. We are an ISO-certified translation services company, meaning all of our certified, sworn and notarised translations are accredited and subject to strict quality assurance protocol, including revision by a second linguist as part of our standard service.

    Our professional translations are carried out with a high level of linguistic accuracy and are presented in a clear, comprehensible manner that meets the requirements of your official document criteria – whether this means sticking to the original format of your certificates or adapting to a legally-recognised model used by the country in question. As one of the most prolific translation companies, we can help get the formatting right when translating to or from non-English documents.

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    Send us your standard certified translation requirements, and we’ll get back to you within 1 hour with a competitive quote.

    Certified Translators in 150 Languages


    Whether you need a certified translation from French to English or a sworn translated file in an uncommon language, we have linguists covering over 150 languages. We also have language experts who are specialised in certain sectors, such as certified medical document translation and certified legal translations. Some of our most popular certified documents services include:

    • Certified legal document translation for law firms
    • Certified medical document translation
    • Court certified translation
    • Certified language translation

    What Makes Us The Best Choice?


    Quick Turnaround

    With our fast turnaround time, we can deliver your documents back to you within a matter of hours in multiple languages.

    Fast Response

    As soon as we received your translation request, we get back to you with a quote within the hour. Your dedicated Project Manager will answer your client queries quickly.

    Native Translators

    Our professional linguists only ever translate into their mother tongue, ensuring a fluent, natural-sounding file to our customers.

    ISO-Certified

    As an ISO compliant certified translation services company, you can rest assured our solution are of the highest quality.

    Certified Document Translations


    Certificates

    Birth Certificate, Death Certificates, Marriage Certificates

    Identification

    Passports, Identity Cards, Driving Licences

    Academic Documents

    University Transcripts, Degree Certificates, Qualifications & Diplomas

    Official Translations

    Immigration Papers, Legal Documents Translation, Home Office Documentation

    What Do Our Clients Say?


    Translation services, professional and fast

    The quick response and service offered by Espresso Translations enabled us to meet a tight deadline for our documents. Excellent!

    – Barbara
    FREENOW

    Partners of our professional translation services uk

    It has been a joy to work with Espresso Translations who provided us with a very friendly and responsive translating service.

    – Christine
    THE SALVATION ARMY

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Why do I need official document translation services?

    With our years of experience in linguistics, we know how important certified translated documents are for official purposes. These files have to be expertly handled and free from errors, and they also need legal validity that is not always recognised with a standard translation. This is often used in specialist industries such as for medical reports, academic certificates, and files for legal matters.

    At Espresso Translations, we pride ourselves on the broad range of different language translations that we offer. We specialist services for every industry, and you can request that we certify any files that we translate.

    Our extensive experience in certified translation work means that we know how important certification and accuracy are, and we work closely with our clients to make sure that their translation needs are handled perfectly, from the project request to project completion.

    Alongside being in the capable hands of an expert linguist, you will also be assigned a dedicated Project Manager, who will keep you appraised of the whole process. They will also help you liaise with government bodies or government agencies to work out the type of service you require.

    Our experts make sure that the formatting of official documents remains the same. All documents are sent with a translation certification statement that proves the accuracy of the final document, which is often officially required by public entities.

    Does your translation company offer certified legal translation services?

    Absolutely, yes. One of our main aims is to help individuals and businesses navigate the difficulties of foreign language legal documents. This can be seen in the wealth of certified translations we offer – all at competitive prices, no matter what language or timescale you are working to.

    We always do our best to provide the perfect solutions for your certificates- for example, wedding certificate translation and divorce certificate translation must be carried out by a certified translator, and for many countries, they need a specific format and layout in order to ensure that they are considered legitimate. Our experienced and reliable team is always able to assist you with the certification requirements for each country.

    The efficiency of our certified translation service is evident from the moment you get in touch to request a free quote. Once you submit details of your translation project, our customer service team will reply with a personalised quote for our certified translation & language services within one hour. We like to think that our competitive prices show the emphasis we put on providing consistently good value for all of our customers.

    Official sworn translator – certified notarised translation services

    Many of our clients are concerned about their status in Europe following the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union have caused difficulties for a lot of people. Some who had their immigration documentation sorted years ago may want to be reassured that their paperwork still matches up to EU and Home Office regulations, you may want to make sure all the details are up to date, in case your paperwork needs to be checked.

    Our certified translation service complies with most government guidelines and can be used for your residence permit or citizenship application, however, you should always check who can certify translations for your particular use as different companies have different requirements.

    We understand just how stressful these adjustments can be, so we always make sure our industry-leading certified translation services are reliable and accurate. All your files will be double-checked by a second native speaker before delivery.

    Why Espresso Translations for your professional certified translation services

    • Our translation agency has vast experience in officially translating documents and our expert team ensures the formatting of your new document is correct.
    • Our certified translation agency is ISO-accredited, meaning every official document is handled by a native-speaking linguistic expert and double-checked by a second linguist.
    • With our urgent translation certification services, we can get your files back to you in the shortest of turnarounds – sometimes even in as little as a few hours.
    • Our certified language experts are familiar with the local requirements in their native countries so you do not have to navigate the advice and helplines in a language you are not familiar with.
    • Our online certified translation services are certified, accurate, and fast, with a secure way to upload files.
    • We offer affordable services online with transparent per-word pricing, so you know exactly what you will pay
    • Here at Espresso Translation we are 100% committed and pay attention to every last detail in each file we work on.

    Get in touch with us today either by email address or phone number. Just attach the original document or a scanned copy of physical files to the form, and include information on your requirements and one of our project managers will be in touch with you with prices for different options within one hour.

    How do you get a document certified as a ‘true and accurate translation’?

    Any document can be translated and certified by our expert linguists. A certified translation means that the translator can prove they are fluent and qualified in both the source language and the target language. You should receive a signed formal letter stating this. We ensure that we can offer this service by only using native speakers to translate files.

    How do you know if a translator is certified?

    The best way to make sure a translator is certified is to get in touch and check their qualifications. You can often find out this information online, but if that information is not available, you should contact the translator or translation service to check. It is always worth making sure that a translator is certified in all languages they offer or finding someone who only translates into their native language, as native tongue translators will have better fluency.

    How much does a sworn document translation cost?

    It is hard to give a set price for an official or certified translation as there can be differences depending on the type of document or the language pair in question. The average price can be anywhere from £0.12 to £0.18 per word, though it could be more for highly specialised documents where further experience is needed, such as legal documents or medical documents. If you need a translated document in multiple languages this will also increase the cost. Here at Espresso Translations, we offer clear per-word price quotes on request.

    What makes a translation certified?

    A certified translation is where the finished translation is guaranteed to be true and accurate to the original text. These translations must come with a signed legal letter proving their certification – meaning that they are accurate, correct, and are checked by a skilled and fluent translator. This letter can be from the translator or their agency.

    Get a Quote

    We will get back to you within 1 hour


    Our most affordable option. Professional translation of your documents with standard turnaround times.

    Professional translation services with an attached certification of accurary, signed, stamped and on company letter-headed paper. Hard copies can also be requested.

    Professional translation services regarded as having formal status by relevant authorities. Hard copies are included. Please indicate the country you need the translation to be sworn in in the Project Brief section.

    Professional translation of your documents with faster turnaround times. Please indicate in the Project Brief section how quickly you would need them.

    The conversion of audio or video content into a translated written form. We also offer same-language transcriptions. Please indicate if time-stamps are required and at what intervals in the Project Brief section.

    The conversion of video audio into foreign-language subtitles. We also offer same-language subtitles. Delivered as an SRT file as standard. Please indicate in the Project Brief section if a different file type is required.

    Voiceover recordings in foreign languages. We can either translate your script into other languages or you can provide a foreign-language script. Please provide speaker preferences (gender, accent etc.) in the Project Brief section.