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So, I am getting everything ready to send out my AOS packet..

& I am having trouble with the Birth Certificate translation...

I am not sure if I should pay, the 100$ to certify the translation, Or should I translate it on my own since am fluent in both Spanish & English?

Have any of you send out the packet with the translation done on your own?

I've read alot of different things, one of them said they translated it on their own and it got approved no problem. But I would like more confirmation, so I can just translate it and be closer to send it out.

thanks in advance

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this is the template I am planning to use.

ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

NAME OF REGISTERED CHILD: ­­­­­­­­­­­<my name here>

DATE OF BIRTH: <>

PLACE OF BIRTH: <>

Father of Child: <>

Age of Father: <>

Nationality of Father: <>

Mother of Child: <>

Age of Mother: <>

Nationality of Mother: <>

PLACE AND DATE OF REGISTERED: <>

Book, Volume, and Number:

I, <my name here>, ATTEST TO MY COMPETENCY TO TRANSLATE FROM SPANISH TO ENGLISH, AND I CERTIFY THAT THIS IS A CORRECT ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ALL PERTINENT INFORMATION FROM THE SPANISH ORIGINAL.

Signature: Date


the last part will be substituted for this small part that I copied from the USCIS website..

I [typed name], certify that I am fluent (conversant) in the English and ________ languages, and that the above/attached document is an accurate translation of the document attached entitled ______________________________.

Signature_________________________________
Date Typed Name
Address

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Definitely do not pay $100 for a translation! If you're bilingual, do it yourself. That's what my husband and I did.

We did not use a template like Aimara suggests. We just wrote out all of the text of his Spanish BC in English in a new Word document. Then we attached a separate sheet that said: "I, [name], certify that I am fluent (conversant) in the English and Spanish languages, and that the above document is an accurate translation of the document attached entitled 'Extracto de Nacimiento.' [signature & date]" I believe I got this wording from somewhere on Visa Journey. My husband just got his green card today, so it must have been acceptable :)


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My husband translated his own. He used Word and tried to keep as close as possible to the actual layout of the Mexican BC. Added the certification to the translated document, and no problems for us.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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