FAQ JK Translate

Do you need to have the original document for a sworn translation?

No, most of the time a copy of the original document is enough to be attached to the sworn translation. Only in a few cases this might be different. Always ask the institute who ask a sworn translation to give you clarity.

How much does it cost to have a signature legalised at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague?

The cost of legalisation is €10. If we arrange this for you, we charge an additional €20.

How much does it cost to obtain an apostille (endorsement) stamp from the courts?

The courts charge €20. If we arrange this apostille for you, we charge an additional €20.

If a sworn translator in the Netherlands has translated your document, it will not require legalisation. If a sworn translator from abroad has translated your document, it will need to be legalised.