Flemish Certified, Notarised and FCO Legalised Translation

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Working together with our experienced and qualified translators, voiceover artists, interpreters, audiovisual translators, transcribers and subtitlers, we offer a wide range of language services.

Available in over 200 languages in:

  • Northampton
  • Peterborough
  • Corby
  • Kettering
  • Wellingborough
  • Rushden
  • Daventry
  • Brackley
  • Desborough
  • Towcester
  • Raunds
  • Higham Ferrers
  • Thrapston

and throughout Northamptonshire our linguists can get you heard in any language of your choice. While we do not offer a walk-in service in Northamptonshire , we are only one phone call away from discussing your language requirements. Our Flemish linguists are based all around the world so we can connect you remotely, or for situations where you need an on-site Flemish linguist, we can quickly check our network of local professionals to see who is the closest to you.

Completed by qualified Flemish translators

Getting married? Studying abroad? Do you have legal documents you must have translated? Some authorities demand that you supply certified translations of your official documents. This means that even if you are bilingual, the relevant authority is unlikely to accept your own translation. They will be looking for a translation independently carried out and by an appropriately qualified Flemish linguist.

We offer 3 main types of certification in Northamptonshire

It is important that you check with the appropriate authority which type of certification they will accept.

Digital certification

The first type of certification comes in the form of a letter printed on Knockhundred’s letterhead certifying that, as a professional translation company, Knockhundred has undertaken the translation. Each page of the translation itself is also stamped. This type of certification is generally supplied in digital format. By special arrangement, we can also provide the certification in hard copy format by post.

Notarised, sworn or legalised translation

The second type of certification is where the translation is stamped and signed by a Notary Public. A notarised translation is also sometimes referred to as a “sworn” translation, but this phrase isn’t often used in the UK. It can also be called a legalised translation.

A Notary Public is an officer of the law empowered to attest or confirm certain oaths, statutory declarations and documents under his seal.

Working from your documents, our qualified linguists will provide an accurate translation, carefully checking the details. Once certified by us, a Notary Public will add the official seal.

You do not need to be located near our offices as the entire process is conducted digitally and by post.

British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) legalisation of translated documents

Some authorities insist on this extra step. Once notarised by a Notary Public and confirmed as true translations, the translations and any associated original documents are further verified and stamped by the FCO.

Whom do we work with?

We work with a wide range of clients in the legal sector as well as private individuals including:

  • Embassies
  • Solicitors
  • Courts
  • Police forces
  • Prisons
  • Accountants
  • Public sector organisations
  • EU organisations
  • Businesses
  • Financial organisations

What sort of material?

  • Letters
  • Birth certificates
  • Death certificates
  • Marriage certificates
  • Divorce certificates
  • Academic certificates
  • Passports
  • Statements

How is the cost for certified Flemish translations calculated?

  • The cost depends on the language(s)
  • The cost depends on the number of documents
  • Translation is calculated per source word of original content
  • The cost depends on the level of certification: digital, notarisation or FCO legalisation.

While you’re here… some quite interesting facts about the Flemish language.

Flemish also called Flemish Dutch, Belgian Dutch, or Southern Dutch, is any of the varieties of the Dutch language dialects spoken in Flanders, the northern part of Belgium,by approximately 6.5 million people. They differ to some extent from the Dutch spoken in the Netherlands in terms of intonation and pronunciation, and there are minor differences in vocabulary, including loanwords from French and English not found in Standard Dutch. Linguistically and formally, “Flemish” refers to the region, culture and people of (North) Belgium or Flanders. Flemish people speak (Belgian) Dutch in Flanders, the Flemish part of Belgium. “Belgian Dutch” is slightly different from Dutch spoken in The Netherlands, mainly in pronunciation, lexicon and expressions. Dutch speakers from the Netherlands and Dutch speakers from Belgium may not be able to communicate fluently with each other because Flemish uses different nouns and different pronunciation, and has evolved at a different pace from modern Dutch.

Where is Flemish most widely spoken?

Belgium, Netherlands and France.
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