Known in the USA and some other countries as a Sworn Translation it is a professional certified translation that shows the credentials of the translator who carried out the work.
Our certified translations of official documents are accepted by UK and Commonwealth governments.
We also provide translations of overseas academic certificates but we do not authenticate these or provide equivalents.
One page document £60
Subsequent pages/documents that are part of a single order are charged on a word count basis and we would need to see the document. Multiple copies of a Certified Translation: £5 per copy
Copy of a translation certified by us in the past: £10
UK NARIC is the National Agency who can help provide information, advice and expert opinion on qualifications worldwide.
Our translations are accepted by NARIC
An Apostille Certificate is normally requested by foreign authorities and organisations so that documents can be used for official purposes outside the UK.
Admin fee: £35
1 Apostille: £48
2 Apostilles: £78
3 Apostilles: £108
4 Apostilles: £143
5 Apostilles: £173
6 Apostilles: £213
We can get your documents legalised on your behalf but if cost is an issue you may prefer to do it direct:
Before you submit your document do check the list of documents as not all documents can be legalised.
Overseas Academic Qualifications cannot be legalised in the UK but you may be able to legalise these in the country of origin.
Some overseas territories require certified translations to be taken to a Notary Public before they have status overseas. Able Linguists can help.
Admin fee: £35
Single document Notary Public fee: £60
Subsequent pages/documents that are part of a single order: £30
Many notaries provide a service for commercial firms engaged in international trade, and for private individuals. The most common tasks are:
•Preparing and witnessing powers of attorney for use overseas
•Dealing with purchase or sale of land and property abroad
•Providing documents to deal with the administration of the estates of people who are abroad, or owning property abroad
•Authenticating personal documents and information for immigration or emigration purposes, or to apply to marry or to work abroad
•Authenticating company and business documents and transactions
The authentification and services provided by a notary in the UK are valid in overseas countries only.
Our appointed Notary:
Peter Harrison, LL.B.
Kingsley David Solicitors
Solicitor and Notary Public
Tel: 01908 32 55 55
Fax : 01908 69 24 88
Address: Shelton House, 4 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, MK17 8SD
DX: 45801 Woburn Sands
If you are in the least bit unsure of which form of certified translation you require please do not hesitate to call us for advice.