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TRADUÇÕES OFICIAIS

   

 INGLÊS - PORTUGUÊS

 

 

 

English Summary

 

     In Brazil, by virtue of Article 18, Decree 13.609/43, all documents written in a foreign language must be translated into the national language - Portuguese - by an officially appointed translator or interpreter in order to be considered valid in any  court of law,  government agency or entity controlled  or supervised by the public sector.  The official appointment is made by the Trade Board of each state on the basis of special public contests held in accordance with the provisions of said decree. The appointment must be published in the State Official Gazette so that evidence of such a  publication constitutes indispensable proof of the exercise of the office of public translator. 

    The provisions of the above mentioned decree also apply to all Brazilian civil registrars and notaries public who shall not file or certify any documents written in a foreign language unless accompanied by an official translation. 

    With the exception of shipping documents presented to Customs, which may be translated by the respective shipping agents, no other documents shall be worthy of "public faith" unless translated by a public translator selected and appointed under the above mentioned decree (Art. 19).  

    Copies of all documents officially translated from or into Portuguese must be numbered and filed by the Office of the Public Translator the for legal purposes.  

     As a result of these legal requirements, official translators are selected and appointed in every Brazilian state but the translations made by any of them are valid in the whole country (Art. 20 of said decree).  

    This information is being made available to you by Dr. José Alfredo A. Leite official translator of the State of Paraíba. Please visit our Internet site for further information.
 

 
A1A IS THE TRADEMARK OF THE OFFICIAL TRANSLATORS JOSÉ ALFREDO A LEITE AND ANA MARIA LEITE PAULO

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