Certified Passport Translation Services


    Espresso Translations is a certified passport translation company with many years of industry experience. As an ISO-certified agency, our passport translation and certification process follows the guidelines set out by the UK and foreign passport offices.

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    Our passport translation services for UK Passport Office


    Our dedicated team of expert translators will translate your passport into English and certify it for official use. Our UK certified passport translation services are guaranteed to be accepted by the HM Passport Office, whether you are applying for a first passport or a renewal.

    You might also need to translate your passport for other reasons, such as a visa application, travel and immigration, legal matters, overseas education, employment and more. We can help with this too. With our translation network consisting of over 2,000 professional translators, we can translate passports in over 150 different language combinations.

    You can rest assured that we are knowledgable in the technical and formatting requirements for use both in and outside of the UK. Our expert project managers can advise on the translation type you might need for the target language, such as certified, sworn or notarised.

    Place your trust in the UK’s leading provider of passport translations and let us guide you throughout the entire translation and certification process.

    Accepted ByFCDO, HM Passport Office, UK Visa and Immigration, universities, banks, embassies
    Translator CredentialsAccredited translators with 5+ years of experience
    Quality Assurance ISO 17100:2015 Certified
    PricingFixed-rate pricing starting from £30 (+VAT)
    Turnaround Time 48 hours, 24 hours, Same-Day Delivery
    DeliveryFree digital delivery. Postal shipping from £5
    Supported Document FormatsPDF, JPG, PNG, Word, and other formats
    LanguagesOver 150 different language combinations
    Types of DocumentsPassports, Visa
    Additional ServicesSworn, notarized, Apostille translations, standard translation
    AreaUK, Europe with international coverage

    What are passport translations?


    A passport is an official government document that’s used as a form of formal identification. Whilst primarily used to facilitate the ease of back-and-forth travel, its application can be used beyond that and is important when registering to live in a foreign country, as well as for banking procedures, academic enrolment, immigration, and other official practices where a valid form of identification is needed. For UK passport holders, for example, it also facilitates access to consular assistance from British embassies around the world.

    Our certified service includes a signed statement of truth from the translator, confirming that it is a “true and accurate translation of the original”. This affidavit is then signed and stamped by the translator. We will get your passport translated and certified quickly, so you can easily break down the language barriers holding up your request.

    As your passport is a legal document that confirms both your identity and citizenship, getting a passport translation is needed when travelling or moving abroad permanently, especially when the country you’re going to doesn’t consider your native language as official. Having a high-quality, professionally translated passport not only saves you a lot of hassle when traveling but you can use it as a form of identification when required.

    It goes without saying that the importance of a passport means that the quality of its translation is just as important.

    Best certified passport translation services


    Espresso Translations offers the best passport translations services in the industry. As well as our many years of expertise and ISO-certified guarantee, we also offer an express service guaranteeing you a quick turnaround for all your translation needs. We can have your passport officially translated, certified and ready for submission within 24 hours of your request. Our passport translation services offer peace of mind that all the necessary legal requirements have been met and that your document is ready for immediate official use.

    When translating passports, we have a dedicated international team of translators on hand who always translate into their native language and who are experts in their designated field. This guarantees fluidity, accuracy and a translation that sounds natural. What’s more, our global network means that we can translate your passport into over 150 languages and produce a professional translation that adheres to the original layout of your passport.

    Further still, in the unlikely event of any errors, our translation service includes free revisions for up to 14 days after the delivery of your translated passport. Contact us today to see how our expert solutions can help you get a passport translated. We will send you a same-day, free quotation within 60 minutes of your request.

    What do our clients say?


    We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, including speedy support and comprehensive guidance from our project managers. Check out our customer reviews:

    I recently utilized the certified translation services offered by Espresso Translations, and I must say that I am thoroughly impressed. From start to finish, the entire process was seamless and efficient.

    – David

    NHS

    The translations provided by Espresso Translations were of exceptional quality. The accuracy and precision with which they translated my official documents were impressive.

    – Paul

    British Embassy

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    What does a translated passport look like?


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    Where can I find passport translation services near me?


    Nowadays, there’s no need to look for a professional passport translation services near you. The whole process can be done remotely, which means if you need a certified translation of your passport or other documents, you don’t need to find a local translation agency. Take advantage of our online service where we can translate and certify a range of personal documents without the need for physical copies of the originals to be sent to our London office.

    Just send us an email with your language requirements and attach your documents as digital files. 

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How can I translate my passport?

    If you are looking to translate a passport, the first step is to select a translation provider. You should always use an accredited translation service that is either ISO certified or a member of the Association of Translation Companies for translating important documents such as your passport.
    The service you need will depend on the country in which you are submitting your documents. If you are submitting your documents to the UK government, for example, you will need to seek a professional certified translation service that adheres to the .gov certification requirements. This includes a statement of truth attesting to the accuracy of the translation and includes the translator’s signature and stamp.

    We provide high quality, ISO certified translations and work with native speaker translators with vast experience in offering certified language services. Not only do we guarantee that your passport translation will be accepted by the UK Home Office or UK NARIC, but we also offer advice on the type of translation you will need for use in a specific country.
    All you need to do is send us clear, legible scans of your passport along with your language requirements, reason for the translation, and country or organisation that will be processing the document.  This allows us to provide you with a professional translation that will meet the needs of the requesting authority. 
    Get in touch with us today through our online form or by email and get a quote within an hour for our certified passport translation services. 

    How long does it take to translate a passport?

    Our passport translation services are fast with most official documents being completed in 24-48 hours. Urgent translations can be done in a matter of hours as part of our same-day service. The length of time a translation takes depends on several factors such as the language pair, formatting and whether there is a need for notarisation or an apostille.

    A fast turnaround is helped by our ability to conduct most document translations remotely without the need to see physical copies or rely on a postal service. This never compromises the accuracy of the translation and we guarantee our quality of work. We offer an almost instant quote, saving you time and stress.

    Do I need to translate my passport?

    If you are completing an official procedure overseas and your passport is not in the country’s native language, you will likely be asked to translate your passport. We definitely recommend asking the requesting entity if there are any specific translation requirements.  Some countries, such as the UK, may ask that you provide certified copies of the translation and that the layout is exactly like the original.

    Certifying your passport translation allows UK courts, government agencies or foreign authorities to recognise and accept that the translation you provided is an authentic copy of the original. The statement of truth that accompanies certified translations verifies that the translated document is reliable and accurate.

    In some countries, sworn or legalised translations are also requested. We have expert project managers with the knowledge required to advise you on the exact service you will need for the specific purpose.

    Who can translate documents for visa?

    Only an accredited and qualified linguist can translate your documents if you are applying for a visa in the UK or EU. Such documents can include academic certificates, birth or marriage certificates, bank statements or employment contracts.

    Passport translations are required as part of most immigration procedures so it is important that you use the best service possible and that everything is perfect. Delays or rejection of applications can be the result of not having translations accepted.

    What is a foreign passport translation?

    A foreign passport translation involves translating a passport from its original language into another language. It may be required as part of an immigration process or as a requirement of some legal institutions. The quality and content of the translation are crucial and it should be accompanied by a certification of accuracy. 

    How much does a certified passport translation cost?

    A certified passport translation costs from £30 + VAT which includes free delivery of digital copies.  Additional fees apply for a hard copy sent by post starting from £5. We offer a fixed-rate per-page pricing policy with no hidden fees.

    For a free quote that is personalised to your need, send us an email today or contact us through our online form. 

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