Chinese to English Translation of Marriage Certificate by Professional Chinese-English Translators
Translate your Chinese marriage certificate to English and have it certified to meet requirements of the USCIS and other public agencies
You need "certified" English translation of your Chinese marriage certificate to submit it to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, formerly, Immigration and Naturalization Service – INS) for your Green Card (permanent resident alien visa), American citizenship, passport, and other applications.
Chinese to English translation by a third-party, independent professional translation agency
Translate your Chinese certificate of marriage: Your Chinese marriage certificate is an important document in applying for your Green Card, U.S. citizenship, American passport. It must be accurately translated and properly certified to be acceptable.
Contents of Chinese marriage certificates
Contents and format of Chinese marriage certific/ates may change depending on year it was issued and agency. A typical Chinese marriage certificate contains your and your spouse’s (husband of wife) first, middle, and last name, maiden name of woman, your and your spouse’s father’s and mother’s name, name of issuing agency and place of registration, name and title of signing officer.
Who issues marriage certificates in Chinese language?
Registration of Chinese marriage certificates is regulated by the rules of the State Council issued in 1985 and approved by the Civil Affairs Ministry in 1986 under the Marriage Law. So, all marriage certificates in People's Democratic Republic of China must be issued by State Council Civil Affairs Department.
At the country level, civil affairs departments issue marriage licenses.
You need “certified translation” of your Chinese marriage certificate in hard copy
USCIS, National Visa Center (NVC), U.S. Passport Agency, and many other public and private organizations require “certified translation” of your Chinese marriage license. They do not accept photocopies or electronic copies.
Legal basis for "certified" English translations of your Chinese marriage certificate and other immigration documents
We prepare our certification per U.S. government requirements (Federal Regulations 8 CFR 103.2 b 2 relating to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Immigration Regulations/Powers and Duties – Availability of Records).
You will receive “Certification by Translator” document printed on our corporate letterhead with our authorized signature and raised (embossed) corporate seal with a statement as required by the USCIS, National Visa Center (NVC), U.S. Passport Agency, and other organizations.