Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

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Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

Post by nnph197 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:18 am

Dear all,
I hope this is the right section to post this.
As the topic said, I would like to know whether
A) The documents need to be translated before getting legalized or
B) Should we legalize everything all together and have them translated after Legalization.

My country does not use Apostille so I need to go through the legalization process.
Also, do we need to translate documents through the Chilean Embassy or any translation services would suffice to do the job? Will English translation be accepted or must it be Spanish?
Thanks for reading and all input will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

Post by admin » Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:39 am

which country?
Spencer Global Chile: Legal, relocation, and Investment assistance in Chile.
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From USA and outside Chile dial 1-917-727-5985 (U.S.), in Chile dial 65 2 42 1024 or by cell 747 97974.

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Re: Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

Post by nnph197 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:03 pm

admin wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:39 am
which country?
Hi admin, I'm from Vietnam. Do you know about the process for Vietnamese?
Thanks in advance! :)

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Re: Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

Post by admin » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:37 pm

authenticate orginal

official translation through the foriegn affairs ministry in Santiago.

but, good luck.

we just had an official translation for articles of incorporation from English to Spanish, that was suppose to take 2 weeks, run almost 2 months, from the foriegn affairs ministry.
Spencer Global Chile: Legal, relocation, and Investment assistance in Chile.
For more information visit: https://www.spencerglobal.com

From USA and outside Chile dial 1-917-727-5985 (U.S.), in Chile dial 65 2 42 1024 or by cell 747 97974.

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Re: Legalization and Translation of Documents - Which comes first?

Post by nnph197 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:22 pm

admin wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:37 pm
authenticate orginal

official translation through the foriegn affairs ministry in Santiago.

but, good luck.

we just had an official translation for articles of incorporation from English to Spanish, that was suppose to take 2 weeks, run almost 2 months, from the foriegn affairs ministry.
Thanks but we never rely on luck so probably great patience is what we might need in this case. :)
Instead, would there be an option to have our documents translated by the Foreign affairs ministry in Santiago Before we arrive and start the visa application then? 2 weeks - 2 months may drag the timeline too much and there is always the problem of renewing tourist card/visa.

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