Do I need a hard copy of the translation?
In most cases, no. USCIS, Universities, Evaluation Agencies accept certified translations in PDF files, so you do not need to order a paper copy of the translation. But in some rare cases, this is required, for example, when you submit a translation to consulates/embassies, courts, some government agencies.
Does USCIS require notarized or hard copies of translations?
No, USCIS doesn't require a notarized or hard copy of the translation. Our certified e-copy of translation in PDF file is acceptable and fully comply with USCIS requirement. Please see sample of our Certificate of Translation
What do I receive, if I don't opt to order a hard copy of the translation?
You'll receive a PDF file with a certified copy of the translation, regardless of whether a hard copy of the translation has been ordered or not. The translation is appeared on the company professional letterhead and includes a copy of the original and a signed Certificate of Translation. Furthermore, the translation can be verified online by a receiving official.
Can I order hard/notarized copies later?
Yes, a hard/notarized copy of the translation can be ordered later, if necessary.