Translation Guides & Resources

We publish articles about topics we are interested in, or that we encounter daily. This will mainly be about official, business and website translations. We hope you find the content helpful.

Legal Requirements for Weddings in Cyprus

Cyprus has long been a favourite holiday and residential destination for Brits. It has reliable, warm to hot summer weather, great beaches, mountains to explore, intriguing villages, good food and wine. This all makes it an ideal destination to ha...

Legal Requirements for Weddings in Croatia

Croatia has a beautiful coastline, ancient atmospheric towns and cities and a beguiling and varied mountainous interior. It is just so perfect for a destination wedding. Croatia is a relatively easy country to travel to or from the U.K. and organi...

Sworn Translations 101 – Everything You Need to Know

If you have ever had to supply documents that have some legal significance to a foreign government body, or an employer, you will soon discover the importance they attach to ensuring the documents are genuine. Documents that have ‘some legal signi...

COVID Travel: Translating your COVID-19 Test Results

Some countries are beginning to open their borders to overseas travellers, including tourists, or already have done so, but insist on you getting a COVID-19 test before you travel from your own country. This article provides useful guidance o...

Sworn Translations for EU VAT Registration

If you have a business that sells goods or services to consumers within the EU, then you may need to register for EU VAT in each country you sell into. This article provides useful guidance for individuals and companies that have been asked to pro...

German Residency Requirements for UK Citizens

Brexit will change the way British citizens can travel or stay as residents in Germany. There are about 100,000 British citizens living in Germany. Many of these people are working and will probably want to continue to live and work in Germany pos...

Notarized Translation, Legalized Translation, & More

Most people understand the concept of a translation service, taking a document and faithfully and accurately reproducing it in another language. But not so many are familiar with the terms ‘notarization’ and ‘legalization’ in this context and what...

COVID-19: We remain open for business

With COVID-19 affecting many people in the UK, where our business is based, the country is on lockdown. People in the UK have been advised to only go outside for food, health reasons or for key work that could not be done at home. This has forced...

Spanish Residency After Brexit for UK Citizens

What are the new rules for residency in Spain after Brexit? The right for UK citizens to travel, work, and reside in Spain have been modified, and individuals looking to reside or become Spanish citizens need to be informed of the changes that are...

French Residency Requirements for UK Citizens Post Brexit

What are the new rules for French residency after Brexit for UK citizens? Their right to travel, work and reside in France will change, and individuals looking to reside or become French citizens after Brexit will need to be informed of the change...

UK Divorce: Foreign Marriage Certificate & Translation Requirements

Can I get divorced in the UK if I was married abroad? Many UK citizens ask themselves this same question. Divorce is already a daunting process, so today we’re going to clearly explain everything you need to do to reduce stress in what is a diffic...

Required Documents for British Passport Application

There are so many different types of UK passport applications and the variety can seem overwhelming. As part of your application, you may be required to present different types of documents, and some of those documents may require a certified tran...

NARIC Translation & Requirements for UK University Applications

If you’re an international student applying to study at a university in the United Kingdom, there’s a good chance that your academic certificates or transcripts aren’t in English. If so, then you’ll need to organise a certified translation of thos...

Certified Translation for UK Visa & Other Requirements

Many visitors to the United Kingdom will need to obtain a visa. There could be any number of reasons that you’re applying for a visa in the UK. Whether you’re studying, visiting, marrying or investing, you’ll need to support your visa application...

The UK Nationals Support Fund for EU based UK Nationals

Brexit – the complicated divorce from the European Union (EU) – has dominated British headlines for years. The lengthy separation process involves every manner of agreement, debate and regulation re-write. But while politicians discuss new laws an...

What Documents Do I Need to Get Married in the UK?

Getting married in the United Kingdom is a very exciting day for you, your partner and your families. In fact, it should be the happiest day of your life. To make sure that it’s memorable for the right reasons, you’ll have to plan everything prope...

UK Certificate of Naturalization: Applying for British Citizenship

If you’re reading this then it’s likely that you’re already in the process of applying for British Citizenship, or will be applying for your Citizenship very soon. Your UK naturalisation application can be a complex and confusing process, with man...

Marriage Abroad: Requirements for Destination Weddings

More and more couples in the United Kingdom are deciding to have their wedding abroad. And with good reason. Destination weddings increase the chance of getting good weather on your wedding day and significantly reduce the forever-increasing weddi...