It’s a common sense for anyone leaving his own country, and entering another for any reason, to carry pertinent documents like birth certificate and others, for identity purposes. It’s also advisable to get these documents translated, especially the birth certificate, into the language of the country of destination if it’s not the language used in the birth certificate. If you are in this situation, getting your birth certificate translation notarized might be needed as well.
When is birth certificate translation notarized needed
Details needed in a birth certificate
A birth certificate is mostly useful in various purposes, such as:
- Visa application
- US Social Security benefits application
- School enrolment
- Passport application
- Driver’s License application
- Marriage License application
- And a lot more
A complete birth certificate (long-form version) is usually preferred and accepted in most cases. This must contain all possible information, including:
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
- Full Names of Both Parents
- Official Seal for Record Verification from the Issuing Office
Who requires a notarized birth certificate translation?
Generally, a certified birth certificate translation is what it takes to comply with any government agency’s requirements, like in immigration processes of the USCIS, obtaining other documents, and in any other legal documentation purposes. Other institutions like schools, business establishments, licensing departments, and other agencies also require certified translations of a birth certificate.
There are some cases or instances that a birth certificate translation must be notarized. Most universities, some institutions like the Indian consulate, embassies, and consular offices, require a birth certificate translation notarized. It is therefore advisable to ask the institution asking for a translation of your birth certificate, if it should be notarized or just a certified translation would suffice.
Where to get a notarized translation?
A notarized translation may be obtained from any reputable translation agency or company. They have professional translators and a notary public to carry out the necessary certification and/or notarization needed for translated documents like the birth certificate. Get your birth certificate translated and notarized by an accredited and registered translation service provider like NordicTrans.