Certificate Signatures

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Certificate Signatures

Post by Cen51 » 30 Jan 2010, 00:37

If I am unable to decipher some signatures of officials (attending physician, clerk etc.) on certificates for my translations will the NY consulate consider this a problem?

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 30 Jan 2010, 01:49

Cen51 wrote:If I am unable to decipher some signatures of officials (attending physician, clerk etc.) on certificates for my translations will the NY consulate consider this a problem?

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Don't even try. Just put "[firma]" there.
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Post by Mulé » 30 Jan 2010, 16:58

I didn't know you could just use [firma] without knowing whom signed it. :) Would have saved me some time for sure...

I actually had a fun time doing that research. I had to find 3 or 4 names of officials, who's signature could not be read, doctors and clerks on various documents during the translation process. I called county courts, hospitals, departments of state, etc... was fun. Took some googling on the last one to find a obituary to place the last name/signature. Amazing what you can find online. The obituary confirmed that the individual was the county clerk in the 40s. Good luck...

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