Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get a price?
For more complex projects (those with hundreds or thousands of pages of text), or if you cannot see the languages you require, or would like to discuss your project in detail, please
Which service level should I choose?
Corporate Translation Services offer two levels of service you can choose from:
- Translation & proof reading – your document will be translated and proof read by a specialised experienced translator translating into their native language. The translation will be accurate, complete and without errors.
- Translation & independent proof reading – the document, translated by a specialised and experienced translator, will be proofread by a second independent person (also an expert translator in the field) to ensure even clearer reading and refining of the document.
How do you charge and what are the rates?
Corporate Translation Services charge on a per word basis for every language. Rates vary depending on the level of service required, the language type and the number of words in your document. Use our "Instant Quote" feature on the home page to get an instant quotation for your project.
Documents & Files
Which document types can you translate?
Please ensure that all documents you submit to Corporate Translation Services are in some of the following formats:
- .doc (Microsoft Word)
- .docx (Microsoft Word 2007)
- .xls (Microsoft Excel)
- .xlsx (Microsoft Excel 2007)
- all OpenOffice document types
How can I retrieve my translated documents?
How do I view documents that use different characters?
Corporate Translation Services translate from English into many languages, some of which use different character sets. When you receive your translated document, the document will only display correctly if your computer supports the language in question.
If you are using a Windows operating system, you can download support for double-byte character sets from Microsoft.
- Tick the box for your language support needs.
Note: This language update will cause your system to reboot.
Next time you open your translated Word document, you will see the document in it’s appropriate character set.
Translations & Translators
Which languages do you translate?
Our team of over 100 professional translators will translate all of your documents between any of the following languages:
English (all versions), German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Finish, Danish, Dutch, Russian, Buelorussian, Irish, Welsh, Ukrainian, Moldavian, other CIS states languages (Georgian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kyrghiz, Kazakh, Turkmen etc.), Latin, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Polish, Rumanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Bosnian, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, Albanian, Greek, Afrikaans, Hebrew, Hatian Creole, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Japanese, Korean, Farsi, Arabic, Afghan, Kurdish, Indonesian, Philippino, Malay, Vietnamese, Thai, Laotian.
Who are your translators?
Our large team of translators come from all corners of the world. Corporate Translation Services only use native speakers and only those who are highly experienced in translation. Our translators are experts in general translation, technical translation, business translation, marketing translation, financial translation, legal translation, medical translation, website translation and software localization to name but a few.
Is your web site secure?
Corporate Translation Services operate a fully secure environment for placing translation orders. You can be confident that all orders and communication with us are fully protected. Corporate Translation Services use WorldPay & PayPal to ensure a 100% secure shopping experience.
Which Credit & Debit Cards do you accept?
Corporate Translation Services use WorldPay & PayPal for all our online payments. You can pay using a wide range of credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Switch, American Express, JCB, Diners, Laser and Electron.
Will I receive an invoice?
What is VAT & must I pay it?
VAT stands for value added tax and is a tax added to all purchases made within the EU (European Union). However, since our company is based in Dublin, Ireland, we do not charge tax to clients who are VAT registered in UK.
I am a freelance translator. How can I apply for a job in your translation company?