How can I become a certified translator/editor in Egypt?
Thread poster: Amira El-Wattar
Amira El-Wattar  Identity Verified
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Oct 22, 2007

I have been translating stuff for over 10 years now and decided to become a freelancer since I am now a stay-home mom... so I want to be come certified as a translator... does anyone know how????

Please help!!

Thanks..

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Amira El-Wattar  Identity Verified
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Why are there no answers? Oct 25, 2007

Is everyone in Egypt not certified???????

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xxxMihai Badea  Identity Verified
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Possible answer Oct 25, 2007

amira_work wrote:

Is everyone in Egypt not certified?



Hi Amira,

Maybe no certified translator read this thread. Or maybe some did, but they haven’t had the time to answer. If no-one answers your question here, I would suggest you to ask for help in the Arabic forum.


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Nesrin  Identity Verified
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Agree with suggestion to post on "Arabic" forum Nov 1, 2007

amira_work wrote:

Is everyone in Egypt not certified???????

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2007-10-25 10:19]


Hi Amira,

I'm Egyptian but I don't live in Egypt, but as far as I know the issue of becoming a certified translator in Egypt is far from straightforward - there is a new association which supposedly certifies translators, but how well established that is and how credible that association is, is something I can't help you with. If you post your query in the "Arabic" forum, I'm sure there are a lot more people there who can help you.


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HebanSoliman
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Did you pursuit your goal after those years? Dec 23, 2015

Hi Amira,
I know that my reply here seems like the time machine but I realy want to know what did you end up with so far after those years,did you become certified?if yes,then how?since I am currently in your very beginning position being translating staff in the company I was working for as part of my job as PA for Chairman for12 years and had to leave in order to be able to take care of the kids and I realy need to work from home,that's why I am asking your guidance.
Thank you anyway.


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