Certified Translation of documents
Certified Translation | Sworn Translator in Berlin for English • Spanish • German
I’m a sworn translator for English, Spanish and German performing the certified translation of documents to be presented at public authorities, universities, employers, courts, notaries, etc.
The official translation / legal translation includes the certification, stamp and signature of the sworn translator verifying the official character of the translation and can be used in Germany and (generally) abroad.
Language pairs for certified translations
- English ⇒ German • German ⇒ English
- Spanish ⇒ German • German ⇒ Spanish
- English ⇒ Spanish • Spanish ⇒ English
Documents for the certified translation
Below you will find a selection of documents which typically require a legal translation by a sworn translator.
Diploma, academic certificate, qualification certificate, employment reference, testimonial, etc.
Birth certificate, marriage certificate and death record, etc.
Notarial deed, contract, last will and court decision, etc.
Identity card, migration documents, passport, residence permit, driving licence, etc.
Medical report, psychological appraisal, veterinary certificates, etc.
Adoption certificate, psychosocial evaluation, parental aptitude certificate, child development assessment, etc.
Entry in the Commercial Register, business registration, tax registration, tax statement, business deregistration, etc.
Certificate of residency, lawyers’ letter, notarized letter, power of attorney, certificate of conduct, apostilles, insurance policy, etc.
Validity of the certified translation
My authorization as an official and sworn translator was carried through by the President of the Berlin Regional Court and is valid for English, German and Spanish.
- In Germany: The certified translation is generally valid all over Germany and recognized by German authorities, courts, notaries, universities, etc.
- Abroad: Generally, the certified translation can also be presented abroad. In some cases, you may need additional legalizations such as the Hague Apostille and/or a legalization by the Embassy of the target country.
Questions related to the “certified translation”
You’ll find helpful information on my FAQ: Certified Translation page where I answer frequent questions I got from my clients. For general information you may also visit Wikipedia: