Legal contract translation for official use – signed and stamped certification
Don’t jeopardize the integrity of your contract with a sub-par translation. It’s critical for all parties to have access to a true and accurate translation of your legal contracts before signing. RushTranslate has deep experience and is a trusted source of translations of legal contracts. You'll typically want a certified translation for official uses, but if you are not submitting to a court or government a standard translation will likely suffice.
Our professional translators have successfully translated thousands of legal contracts. No matter which of the 60+ languages we support you need your legal contract translated in, RushTranslate is your best bet for an accurate translation delivered quickly.
A certified translation is a word-for-word translation delivered on company letterhead including a signed and stamped Certificate of Accuracy as required by U.S. Immigration (USCIS), universities, courts, and many local, state, and federal governments. We guarantee acceptance by USCIS.
Sample certified translations
Our translation will have a similar format to your source document, but we don’t try to replicate the design. The translation will be on RushTranslate letterhead with a signed and stamped Certificate of Translation Accuracy as the coversheet.
Frequently Asked Questions
A word-for-word human translation of documents delivered on RushTranslate letterhead including a signed and stamped Certificate of Translation Accuracy for official use as required by U.S. Immigration (USCIS), universities, courts, and many local, state, and federal governments. Learn more about certified translations.
Typically you cannot certify your own translation, but it depends on the specific requirements of your receiver. You should always verify your receiver's requirements before ordering a translation to ensure you make the correct selections.
The translation certification attests to the thoroughness and accuracy of the translation and the qualifications of the translator. It is signed either by the translator or an authorized signer from the translation agency representing the translator.
Notarization authenticates the identity of the signer of the certification. This adds an additional layer of validation to the translation and the receiver can be confident that the certification is authentic.
Learn more about notarized translations.
Certified translations are delivered as a non-editable PDF file and include a signed and stamped English language Certificate of Translation Accuracy, which attests to the thoroughness and accuracy of the translation and the qualifications of the translator. In addition, our certified translations:
- Are on company letterhead containing our ATA member number, phone number, and address.
- Include the order number and page number on each page.
- Are formatted similar to, but not exactly like, the source document.
- Are word-for-word translations of the source, which means some phrases might not be ideal, but we cannot interpret the meaning of a phrase, only provide an exact translation per certified translation standards.
- Do not include a copy of your source files in the same PDF unless specifically requested.
If you order a physical copy we will ship you an unfolded copy of the translation with wet ink signatures in a cardboard USPS envelope printed on 24 lb. paper via a color laser printer. We do not print and ship a copy of your source documents as you will pair our translation with the originals already in your possession.
Pages for certified translations are calculated based on the total word count of the document. A page is defined as 250 words or less, including numbers. Learn more about counting pages.
Standard turnaround starts at 24 hours for up to three pages (750 words), while expedited turnaround reduces the turnaround to 12 hours. Turnaround times are based on the total page count of your order and are calculated during the checkout process. Learn more about turnaround times.
Yes, during checkout we request the preferred spelling of proper nouns.
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