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WRITTEN TRANSLATIONS

 

 

A written translation is any translation, made on a sheet of paper or electronically. Written translations could be:

 

 

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AUTHORIZED TRANSLATION

any translation, copied on a company headed sheet of paper and made by a “sworn” translator, who put his/her signature on it. The document should also bear the company stamp. The company, in its turn, has a signed agreement with the Consular Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which allows it to perform such translations.

 

 

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LEGALIZED TRANSLATION

is called an authorized translation over which is put a certification of “Legalizations and Certifications“ Sector of the Consular Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

 

*”Sworn translator” or “authorized translator” is a translator with very good language skills, who has the corresponding education and/or is a holder of the necessary certificates. This translator signed a confidentiality declaration regarding the information he/she became aware of while translating different kinds of documents.


In case of non-observation of this declaration, the translator could be held criminally liable.

 

A translator could be “sworn” at one or more companies, and his/her personal data is registered at “Certification and Legalization” Sector at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

 

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Any document to be translated is distributed according to the translator’s qualification, or, while making the translation is held a consultation with a specialized individual.