Certified Translations for France

Do you need a sworn translation of your document to support an immigration, civil, legal or academic application in France, or at an Embassy?

With Translayte, you will have access to sworn translators that are qualified and sworn in by their regional Court of Appeal in France. We offer fast turnaround, attractive prices and excellent customer service.

Sworn translations provided by us are accepted by the French Interior Ministry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Civil Registration Office, OFII, and other institutions, such as universities, banks, local authorities and courts. We accept documents in PDF, JPG, PNG, and Word.

Certified Translation

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Turnaround
From 12 hours
Translator
Professional / Sworn Translators
Delivery
PDF, sent by email.
Deliverable
Certified, Sworn, Notarised or Legalised (Apostille) Translation
Options
Worldwide Shipping, Professional Review & Urgent Delivery
Samples
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Sworn Spanish translation
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Sworn Translations in France

If you're presenting a non-French document as part of a government, embassy or institutional application in France, then you'd be asked to present a sworn translation.

Official translations in France

In France, official translations require a sworn translator. Sworn translators in France are professional translators that have undergone a selection process and are authorised to translate from select languages into French. They are sworn in by the regional Court of Appeal where the translator lives and are all listed on the "Annuaire de Traducteurs Assermentés". 

For official translations used within France, the sworn translator’s signature and stamp on the translated document makes the translation acceptable by all relevant authorities.

Translations used abroad, or at embassies

For translations to be used abroad, or at foreign embassies in France, we recommend that you first obtain an Apostille on the original document and confirm the translation requirements with the authority you’re presenting the translation to. We can provide an official translation from French into the authority's local language.

If you have been asked to provide a legalised translation, the translator will be required to legalise their signature. This can be done at a town hall, by a notary, or at a chamber of commerce where the translator has registered their signature. This is usually requested if the translation is to be presented to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or to a foreign embassy.

Translation Apostille

Finally, you may be required to obtain an Apostille of the translation. In France, the original document and its translation will be provided to the Apostille office of the court to which the person (e.g. notary) who legalised the signature of the sworn translator is attached. 

We can help you meet these requests but recommend that you first confirm the requirements with the requesting authority before placing an order.

Where sworn translations are required

Translayte can provide Sworn Translations in French that are accepted by any of the agencies or organisations below.

  • Ministry of the Interior / Ministère de l'Intérieur
  • Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs / Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères
  • Civil Registration Office / Bureau de l'Etat-Civi
  • French Office for Immigration and Integration / OFII

Our sworn translations are also accepted by universities, banks, local authorities, courts and foreign embassies based in France.


Certified Translation Pricing

Certified Translation

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The translation is signed by a company representative or an official sworn translator, that the document is a true and accurate translation of the source text.

Deliverable
PDF translation with signed certification and stamp
Turnaround
From 24 hours
Notarised Translation

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The translator or company representative swears an oath before a Notary Public that he or she has produced the translation, and that it is a true reflection of the source text.

Deliverable
Signed translation with Notary Public seal
Turnaround
From 48 hours
Legalised Translation

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Document is translated, then certified by a Notary Public or Solicitor, and finally legalised by the relevant Legalisation Office to obtain an Apostille of the translation.

Deliverable
Signed translation with Notary seal & Apostille
Turnaround
From 3 days

The pricing above excludes VAT (which is applicable if you're resident in the EU). Additional fees apply if you require shipping, sworn translators, urgency or professional reviews.

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Accepted Translations

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Countries Supported

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Languages

We can translate into, or from, over 130 languages.

We provide language translations spanning hundreds of language pairs and work with native language speakers who understand legal & cultural norms.

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Documents we translate

We can produce official translations of a wide range of documents.

These include Academic Certificates, Bank Statements, Birth Certificates, Divorce Documents, Driver's License, Legal Contracts, Marriage Certificates and Police Certificates.

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