The Portuguese Consulate Sydney

The Portuguese Consulate Sydney is a point of reference for foreigners who want to live or do business in Portugal and are currently living in Australia. It is also the point of reference for Portuguese citizens living in Australia. It is where you can submit applications, get documents, etc. I have been helping people withContinue reading

Certify someone’s translation

Certify someone’s translation. Can a Certified Translator review someone else’s job and then certify it? No! A Certified Translator can only certify their work, it is no ethical or legal to put our stamp and certify a translation that we have not done ourselves. My experience Years ago, I was contacted by a client whoContinue reading

Rules and regulations

Rules and regulations differ from country to country. Some countries, like Australia, may have a system in place where a regulator body can certify translators, who subsequently certify their translations; but in some countries that may not exist and clients may have to follow a few steps. It is important that, before looking for aContinue reading

Online security

Online security is a hot topic in today’s society. Almost everything we do is online, from sending documents to sharing our children’s photos.  It can be dangerous because it can be stolen and used for all sorts of criminal activity.  As translators, we need to send documents to our clients, this is how we conductContinue reading