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Any documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a translation which includes:
—certification by a qualified translator and details of the translator’s or translation company’s credentials
—contact details for the translator or translation company
—confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document
—date of the translation, and
—full name and signature of the translator or an authorised official of the translation company
All identity documents that are provided must be original, unless otherwise specified.
The supporting documents can be either originals or copies.
In the majority of applications, supporting documents are digitally uploaded prior to the appointment. You also have the option to bring the original supporting documents with you to your appointment, where they will be scanned by a staff member on the day of your appointment (for a fee).
When submitting copies, please ensure that:
—these are clear copies of the original documents. If a caseworker wants to verify a document, they reserve the right to request the original document within a specified time frame. It is therefore advisable that the original documents are readily available to mitigate any delay to the decision-making process, should this occur, and
—you also take the originals with you to your appointment. This will minimise any delays on the day, should there be an issue with the digital upload of
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