IRCC Translaton Requirements

For Acceptance by Canadian Immigration

If you're including documents in a language other than English or French for acceptance by IRCC/CIC, you are required to provide certified translations accompanying the supporting documents.

IRCC Translation Requirements Checklist

We have assembled the list of IRCC translation requirements and prepared them in this easy to understand checklist. If you're ordering through ImmiTranslate, we can satisfy each requirement - be sure to select the Notarized Translation option.

  • 1

    The translation must be a word-for-word translation of the source document. An abstract or summary translation will not be acceptable.

  • 2

    The translation must be prepared from the original document or a photocopy of the original document. A translation from a transcribed version of the document will not be acceptable.

  • 3

    The translation must include an affidavit from the person who completed the translation.

  • 4

    The translation must include the signature of a representative of the translation service or the translator.

Source: IRCC Website


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