Useful information

In Austria, certified translations must bear the handwritten signature of the certified legal translator and his/her official seal. Only certified legal translators may use a seal to certify their translations. Certified legal translators can only certify translations into the languages for which they are certified.

To verify the authenticity of a translator’s signature and seal, clients can check the official lists of the Austrian courts (
As official documents, certified translations of birth certificates, police records, diplomas, etc. are accepted by Austrian authorities. Translations used abroad may require an apostille or the specific authentication  required by a given country.