Exercise foreign professional qualifications as a translator

Service Description

The profession of authorized translator is regulated. It authorizes written language translation for judicial, prosecutorial and notarial purposes. The corresponding language is German. An activity as an authorized translator can be performed only after authorization by the competent president of the regional court. Recognition of foreign qualifications is not required for authorization as a translator.

A person may be authorized as a translator if he/she has the required personal reliability and professional aptitude. Personal reliability shall not be deemed to exist, in particular, if a court sentence or other measure has been imposed on the applicant which results in his/her unsuitability as an authorized translator, or if the applicant lives in a disorderly financial situation. The professional suitability is to be proven by a certificate of successful completion of translator studies at a university or a certificate of a passed state or state-recognized translator examination.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Landgericht Gera

Postal address
Post office box 17 64
07501 Gera

Rudolf-Diener-Straße 2
07545 Gera
0365 834-0
0365 834-1000