Certified Translations in Switzerland

Do you require a certified translation in Switzerland to support your legal, immigration, academic, or financial endeavors?

Swiss local authorities and foreign consulates often necessitate certified translations for any official documents that are issued in a foreign language.

At Translayte, we specialize in fulfilling the specific requirements of Swiss authorities by working with professional translators well-versed in Swiss regulations and requirements for certified translations. Our services are competitively priced, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to accuracy and timeliness in delivery.

Certified Translation

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Countries Supported

We provide official translations that are accepted globally. Countries include:

We also provide legalised translations with an Apostille that are accepted in all 86 countries that are party to the Hague Convention.

Certified Translation Samples

We deliver your certified translations as a digital PDF document and endeavour to replicate the layout and formatting where possible. Your translation is signed and certified as appropriate.

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Certified Translation Services in Switzerland

In Switzerland, certified translations are generally performed by professional translators and, depending on the document's intended use, may be certified by a notary public, attorney, or another authorized body. For legal, financial, or government documents, using a professional translator to ensure high-quality and accurate translations is crucial.

Switzerland is a multilingual country, with four official languages - German, French, Italian, and Romansh. As such, certified translations may be needed to translate documents to and from these languages and others.

Translayte is a global translation agency with proven experience in providing professional translations. Our expert translators are proficient in over 60 languages and familiar with Swiss regulations and requirements for certified translations. Whether you need your documents translated into German, English, French, Romansh, or Italian, our team can deliver accurate translations, usually within 24 hours, with 100% acceptance guarantee by Swiss authorities.

In addition to translating your documents, we can also assist in getting them certified, if required. The certification typically comes as a written statement included with the translated document, delivered as an electronic PDF file, or as a physical copy if you prefer. You can then submit this translation along with the original document for your visa, legal, business, or school application.

We understand that confidentiality and data protection are crucial, especially when handling sensitive documents. We are committed to providing an efficient, secure, and confidential translation service to meet your specific needs.

Please note that the specific requirements for certified translations can vary between different authorities or institutions in Switzerland. Always verify the current requirements with the relevant entities or a trusted language service provider.    

Which Documents Require Sworn Translation in Switzerland?

Here are some documents you need to get a translation for in Switzerland: 


Where Certified Translations are required in Switzerland

In Switzerland, there are several official organizations and institutions that may require sworn translations, including:

  1. Federal Office for Migration (FOM): The Federal Office for Migration is responsible for regulating immigration and the legal status of foreigners in Switzerland. Sworn translations may be required for documents related to visa applications, residency permits, and naturalization.
  2. Swiss courts: Swiss courts may require sworn translations for legal documents, such as court judgments, contracts, and legal correspondence.
  3. Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA): The Swiss Federal Tax Administration is responsible for collecting taxes and enforcing tax regulations. Sworn translations may be required for financial documents, such as tax returns, financial statements, and invoices.
  4. Swiss universities and colleges: Swiss universities and colleges may require sworn translations of educational documents, such as diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates.
  5. Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH): The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health is responsible for protecting public health and ensuring healthcare quality. Sworn translations may be required for medical reports and documents related to health and healthcare.

Our sworn translation services in Switzerland cater to all these needs and more, ensuring that you receive efficient, reliable, and accurate translations for your personal and professional requirements.


Data Security and Confidentiality

At Translayte, we understand the importance of protecting your sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality throughout the translation process. To ensure the security of your data, we have implemented stringent data protection measures, including:

  • Secure file transfer protocols and encrypted communication channels for sharing documents and information.
  • Rigorous confidentiality agreements are signed by all our sworn translators and staff.
  • Regular security audits to identify potential vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with the latest data protection regulations.

We are committed to safeguarding your personal and business data, providing you with peace of mind while using our certified translation services.

Certified Translation Pricing

Standard Translation

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Suitable for straightforward personal documents, including birth, marriage, police or academic certificates.

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Professional Translation

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Ideal for professional and official documents like contracts, business proposals, or government documentation.

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Specialist Translation

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Best for complex materials such as medical records, legal documents, or technical manuals.

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The pricing above excludes VAT (which is applicable if you are resident in the UK or EU). Additional fees apply if you require shipping, sworn translators, urgency, notarisation or an apostille.

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Countries Supported

We provide official translations that are accepted globally. Countries include:


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, Drivers License, Legal Contracts, Marriage Certificates and Police Certificates.

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