Affidavit translation of marriage certificate

If a marriage certificate is not in English it must be translated. The person who translates the certificate must complete an Affidavit Translation of Marriage Certificate and:

  • attach a copy of the marriage certificate
  • attach the translation of the marriage certificate
  • set out their qualifications to make the translation.

The Affidavit must be sworn or affirmed before a Justice of the Peace or a Lawyer.

The Affidavit Translation of Marriage Certificate must be filed at the same time as the Application for Divorce.

If you eFile on the Commonwealth Courts Portal you will be asked to upload the Marriage Certificate and Affidavit Translation of Marriage Certificate at Step 2.

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