Below we provide the answers to some commonly asked questions related to translation of personal documents, such as birth, marriage and death certificates, driver licenses, medical reports, and other similar documents.

Please click on each question to see the corresponding answer.

How much will my translation cost?

Translation of personal documents, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, driver licenses, and other one standard page documents range from $75.00 to $125.00, depending on the language combination.

Documents in excess of 1 standard page are quoted based on the number of words in the original document. These documents need to be sent to us for review in order to receive an exact quote.

1 standard page has up to 250 words.

Is the translation certified?

Yes. MasterWord certification is provided as a Notarized Affidavit. It can be provided in English only or in a bilingual format (English and a language the document was translated from/to).

Will the certification be accepted by the organization requesting it?

Our standard certification has been historically accepted by various organizations, including government, educational, and healthcare among others. However, certification requirements may vary. We ask that you inquire regarding specific details about certification from the requesting organization.

How can I send the documents to you?

We ask that you use this form to submit your documents for translation or click on Request Translation Services button below.

You can also e-mail them to

How will my translation be sent to me?

We will e-mail the electronic copy to you. We can also mail the paper copy of the translated document(s) and a certification page to you (additional fees may apply).

How can I pay for my translation?

We accept credit cards. We will provide you with a link to make a secure payment before we start translating your document(s).

How soon will my translation be ready?

Translation turnaround time depends on the number of pages, language combination, complexity, etc. Personal documents, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, driver licenses, and other one standard page documents, are usually completed within 1 – 3 business days. Turnaround for longer documents can be quoted upon request. Rush services are available.

My translation is urgent. Can you do it right away?

Yes, in many cases we are able to accommodate your urgent needs. Otherwise, we will be happy to recommend alternatives.

How about my medical documents? Can you translate them as well?

Yes. Located near Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, MasterWord provides translation of medical documents on a daily basis for hospitals and their patients alike. All we need is a digital copy of your documents, and we will take care of the rest.

If your medical documents are oncological reports, please keep in mind that oncological medical reports are very sensitive documents that should be translated only by highly qualified linguists. In our translation process, MasterWord employs a rigorous quality control, where the reports are first translated by a subject matter expert, then reviewed by a professional editor, and finally re-checked for accuracy by a proofreader. In highly technical cases, MasterWord involves actual Oncology physicians in the process of translation to ensure complete accuracy.

You can be assured that translation of your sensitive documents is done with the utmost quality and precision. Please feel free to request the translation to be placed on our letterhead – it is well recognized by leading hospitals nationwide.