Translators and certifications in the United States

There are no sworn translators in the United States. The profession of Translator is not regulated and its practice does not require any validation of professional credentials.

There are, however, specific certifications for legal translators in Federal courts (and in some state courts) but these certifications remain optional.

Likewise, the American Translators Association (ATA) delivers a certification that is generally considered a token of professionalism:

List of translators

This Consulate General does not provide a specific list of translators and recommends consulting the ATA database and favoring translators who received an ATA certification in French.

Certified translators in France

People who wish to use a certified translator based in France may use the following directory :

Last modified on 21/10/2022

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