How to become an official translator in UK
Thread poster: ALA LAL

ALA LAL
Romania
Romanian to German
+ ...
Sep 6, 2015

I am a translator in Romania, certified by the Romanian Ministry of Justice. How could I obtain the same status in UK?
What are the necessary steps. (I am university graduate- 2 universities, I have experience as a translator and as a teacher-more than 10 years)

Thanks o lot for the future answer...


 

Ty Kendall  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:32
Hebrew to English
Easy Sep 6, 2015

There's no such thing as an "official translator" in the UK.

 

Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 09:32
Member (2003)
Danish to English
+ ...
Contact the CIoL Sep 7, 2015

While anyone can call themselves a translator in the UK, you can join the CIoL and/or the ITI

http://www.ciol.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=435

http://www.iti.org.uk/

You will not automatically be able to join, but with your qualifications and experience, they can tell you what is necessary.

The Dip.Trans, an exam set by the CIoL, is a respected qualification, and members of those two institutes are the nearest you will get to official translators in the UK.

Best of luck.


 

ALA LAL
Romania
Romanian to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
thanks Oct 10, 2015

Thanks a lot for the answer.

Alina


 

Sarah Miller
United States
Join CIOL Oct 12, 2015

Its absolutely right, you can join CIOL and can serve professional linguistic throughout the globe.

 


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