Translation agency in Lille – The sworn translation

What is a sworn translator?

A sworn translator is a translator chosen by the Minister of Justice. To be sworn, the latter swore before an assembly, that is to say, they swore publicly.


What is a sworn translation?

A sworn translation is required for all administrative services, for example: the prefecture needs sworn translations for a visa or a residence card application or renewal, for social security, the CAF or even for the town hall to prepare mariage procedures and the court for a divorce, child custody or pacs procedures...


Who delivers a sworn translation?

Only a sworn translator may translate an official document. They are registered in the list of experts defined by the Minister of Justice. It certifies that the translated document is consistent to the source document. The sworn translator title is valid throughout France. Although, a document translated abroad by a sworn translator is not necessarily valid in France.


Which documents for a sworn translation :


  • Birth certificates
  • Mariage certificates
  • Divorce certificates
  • Driving license 
  • Degrees 
  • Custom Certificates 
  • Studies and education
  • ID cards 
  • Patents 
  • Insurance Certificates 
  • KBIS (Business information)                                                  
  • Notarial Deeds
  • Property Deeds
  • Homeland social security certificates
  • Training Certifications
  • Criminal record extracts
  • Donations
  • Passports
  • Academic transcripts
  • Contracts
  • Death Certificates