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.

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...

Information on Notarised and legalised translations

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 ‘notarisation’ and ‘legalisation’ 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 Requirements for UK Citizens

Brexit will change the way British citizens can travel or stay as residents in Spain. Their right to travel, work and reside in Spain will change, and individuals looking to reside or become Spanish citizens after Brexit will need to be informed o...

French Residency Requirements for UK Citizens Post Brexit

Brexit will change the way British citizens can travel or stay as residents in France. 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...

UK Divorce Document & Translation Requirements

Divorce can be stressful for the couple involved, their families and friends. You may have to appoint lawyers, and if you got married abroad and have a marriage certificate in a language other than English, you will also need to get this translate...

UK Passport: Document, Translation & Other Requirements

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...

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...

UK Visa & Home Office Translation 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...

UK Marriage: Document, Translation & Other Requirements

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 Naturalisation - Document & Translation Requirements

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...

Documents Required 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...