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Here are some FAQs

It really depends on the word count and complexity of the document or text. However, for standard documents, we offer a same-day urgent translation service. If you require a hard certified copy sent to your address, please allow one to two working days for postage. We also offer a certified copy sent straight to your email, as part of our service.

Lingo Service is a translation agency based in the UK, translating more than 200 languages – from the most commonly used languages such as Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, German and Arabic to the more rare dialects such as Amharic, Hausa, Igbo, Yiddish and Afrikaans. We have over 4000 linguists on our database and are able to translate into almost any language. If you’re looking to translate into a language we haven’t listed on our website, then please get in touch.

Certified translations are often needed for official authorities. If you are submitting your document to the Home Office, Foreign Commonwealth Office, an Embassy or any other official government department, you may be asked to provide a certified translation by a professional translation company, such as us. A certified translation from Lingo Service will be printed on company headed paper, signed, stamped and accompanied by a certifying letter which would have been signed by the project manager in charge of your translation. Confirming that the translation is true and accurate to the original document provided to us.

We can translate marriage, divorce and birth certificates, diplomas, high school certificates, university degrees and training course certificates to name but a few. If you also require notarisation for any of your translated documents, a small fee will apply.
Yes, we are able to provide your certified translation solely online from the comfort of your own home or office. Simply send us a scanned copy of your document/s using our online form or via email at, we will then analyse your document/s and send you a quote within 15 minutes! Once your translation is complete, we will send you both a hard copy via the post and email you a copy of your certified translation.

This is determined by a number of factors as each quote is tailored to the individual customer requirements. However, target language, document size, specialisation, the complexity of the document, layout and translation timescale all play a factor in determining the cost of your project. To provide you with an accurate quote, we require the document/s you want to be translated so that we can assess the estimated word count and delivery time. Please contact us for a free no-obligation quotation today!

We accept payment via PayPal, Debit/Credit Card, or by bank transfer in Pounds Stirling, USD or Euros. You can pay online, over the phone or direct into our account.

With offices located in London and Cardiff, we actively provide certified translations that the UK Home Office and various authorities accept. While we have physical locations, our primary mode of operation is online. This allows you to conveniently upload your document for translation, make secure online payments, and receive the certified document via email upon completion.

Our translators are highly qualified professionals who are native speakers of the target language. They possess a minimum of two years of relevant translation experience and hold additional qualifications in specific subjects. This guarantees accurate usage of context and terminology, regardless of the document type, be it legal, medical, technical, fiction, or scientific. Our extensive database of translators enables us to assign each project to the most suitable linguist for optimal results.

For translating company brochures, portfolios, or booklets intended for printing or online publishing, our Desktop Publishing Service is available. It caters to texts with specific layout or formatting needs, such as pictures, backgrounds, tables, and columns. Through Typesetting, we ensure that the translated text mirrors the source language and matches the original layout, maintaining consistency throughout the application.

At Lingo Service Translations, we prioritize delivering top-quality translations. Our rigorous quality assurance procedures involve careful selection of translators and ongoing quality control checks. Nevertheless, if you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us, and we will actively work towards resolving the issue to meet your satisfaction.