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How do you translate a birth certificate?

How do you translate a birth certificate?

How to Translate a Birth Certificate

  1. Submit an electronic copy of the birth certificate to a certified translation service.
  2. A project manager will be assigned.
  3. The time it takes to translate the birth certificate will depend on the subject matter, source and target language, length and stylizing requirements.

How do you translate a document officially?

A certified translation can be provided by any professional translator. The translator must sign a document assuring that the translation is an accurate replica of the original document, and the translation is certified. A notarized translation requires a notary public to witness the certification process.

Does USCIS require certified translation?

Whether you’re applying for a Marriage Green Card, Citizenship by Naturalization, or DACA renewal, or some other immigration status, USCIS requires you to provide various common documents to prove that you are eligible. Applicants must use a certified translator to translate these documents.

Submit the original translation of the birth certificate to the USCIS. Every word must be carefully translated from the document into English. The parents’ and child’s names, as well as the date and place of birth on the birth certificate, must mirror those on the application.

How do I get my birth certificate translated?

To get a notarized birth certificate, you must find a local notary public. A notary public reviews the translated birth certificate, signs the document and provides an official notary seal. The seal indicates that the notary verified the identity of the person translating the document and that the person was competent to provide the translation.

Can I notarize a birth certificate that I translated?

Now that your birth certificate is translated and the translation is certified, you will need to have it notarized. Once your document is translated and certified, you will need to get a separate affidavit to have the birth certificate notarized.

Who can translate birth certificate for USCIS?

Anyone who needs to translate birth certificate for USCIS must employ the service of a translation service provider. It may be possible for anyone to translate his/her own or another person’s birth certificate, especially if he/she is fluent in both English and the language used in the birth certificate.