Wordsburg Translators working for approved ICA TRANSLATION SERVICES


Looking for ICA translation service for PR application or Citizenship application? 



If yes, look no more. Wordsburg Translations is one of reputed ICA Translation Service provider in Singapore. As part of the service, we offer certified translation services with notarisation & SAL authentication. Unlike MOM, ICA accepts only notarised translations



Our certified translation with notary & SAL authentication is 100% acceptable to ICA. Daily, we assist over 50+ clients with the ICA translation service. With our expertise in managing document translation for ICA, your documents are in safe hands.


Our turnarounds are fast, translations are accurate &  documents are secured. You will receive the ICA recognized translation in 3 working days or less. Should you need faster service, we offer express service to meet your urgent requests.

Wordsburg Translators working for approved ICA TRANSLATION SERVICES

The document submission process for ICA can get exhaustive. An applicant should submit the required documents within 168 hours since initiating application. A small mistake with the choice of certification can lead to rejection or delays.


To avoid such scenarios, we have set up an indicative guide for you below. It may help to decide the required certifications based on your application type.


Note: Kindly note that below is an indicative guide only. It is prepared based on our experience and research. However, depending on your requirement, you need to countercheck with authorities before finalising the requirements.

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For a successful application with ICA, you need to follow the requirements listed by ICA. One such necessary step is translating non-English documents.


Please follow the below steps if you are an owner of non-English documents:


1. Get Certified Translation from a private translation company
2. Notarisation of the Certified Translation Documents.
3. Singapore Academy of Law Authentication


Our ICA Certified Translation Service offers all three steps. If you engage us, we will provide the certified translation service with Notary & SAL Authentication.



*Published information is sourced from the ICA website [As of 30 August 2020]. There may be more requirements which you need to fulfil. We can help with every need. Please confirm the requirements with authorities




Our Certification

As a first step of the ICA Document Translation process, all non-English documents require a Professional English Translation. As a certified translation company, we will translate & certify the translation documents.


Our certification comes with the translation printed on the company’s letterhead, stamp & representative signature. Along with a translation page, we will also include a copy of the original as a source document reference.


The certified document translation is sufficient for most government or private institutions. But not for ICA.


ICA Translation Service – For ICA submission, you need certification from Notary Public Office in Singapore.


That’s mandatory.



Next: Notarisation




Notarial Certificate

For ICA submission, the certified translation documents have to be notarised by a notary public office.


On your behalf, we will bring the certified document translation to the Notary Public Office. As part of notarial services, the notary public physically witnesses the certified translation copies. Notary office will issue a notarial certificate with the seal, chop & signature.



Next Step: SAL Authentication




SAL Certification Seal

From Oct 1, 2019, Singapore Academy of Law has issued new rules for the notarised documents. All notaries issued in Singapore are liable to a mandatory authentication by the SAL.


Our representative will bring the notarised translation documents to the SAL Office. SAL officers will verify the authenticity of notarisation and authenticate them.


As part of authentication, the SAL office will issue a sticker & certification seal confirming the authenticity of Notarial Certificate.


Upon completion of the 3 steps, your documents are ready to submit to ICA for PR Application or Citizenship or any other ICA purposes.






ICA does not have a specific list of Private Translation Companies. Neither it endorses a particular Translation Company in Singapore.  ICA accepts Certified Translation with Notary & SAL authentication. We offer a 100% guarantee on acceptance of our certified translation & notarisation for ICA submission.

The breakdown of ICA official translation fee is listed below: 


Certified Translation: For ICA submission, certified translation pricing varies upon the language. The price ranges between 45 SGD – 70 SGD depending on the language pair.


Notarisation & SAL Fee: The notarisation & SAL fee is 210 SGD. 

Above mentioned fee is inclusive of Notary Public Fee – 75 SGD & SAL Fee – 85.6 SGD.

The remainder of 49.4 SGD is our service fee to visit notary & SAL offices on your behalf.

The estimated timeline for Notary Public attested translation takes between 2-3 Working Days. We also offer express service for 1-2 Working days.

Yes, we can notarise the documents if the certified translation provided by a registered private translation company in Singapore. You will get the notarial certificate and SAL Authentication.

At Wordsburg Translations, we offer services required by ICA for Singapore Permanent Residency application. You can email us at info@wordsburg.com.sg.


Alternatively, you may visit us at 105 Cecil Street, #13-28 Singapore 069534.

100% –  ICA accepts our notarised translation service. ICA document translation require certified translation & notary service. So make sure you ask for the same while ordering.

We will email you the certified translation along with notarial certificate & SAL authentication sticker.

The physical copies can be either picked up from our Cecil Street Office or via Singpost or Courier.

No, your physical presence is not required for notarisation or SAL authentication. We will handle it for you.

ICA wants you to submit all the required documents on time. Any insufficient documentation to support your application may result in non-acceptance by ICA. The requirements for ICA application varies from each application.


Apart from the mandatory set of documents, we recommend submitting any certificate that you believe will add merit to your application. Non-English documents require to undergo ICA official translation process.

Below are some of the documents you may consider while submitting to ICA:


  1. Valid Travel – Document
  2. Birth Certificate or
  3. Household Register
  4. Name Change Certificate or Deed Poll (If applicable)
  5. Highest Education Certificate (Including All Tertiary Qualifications), Transcripts, Memberships, Professional Licenses or Vocational Trade Certificates.
  6. Past Employment Testimonials
  7. Valid Business Registration Certificate (If you are self-employed)
  8. Cover Letter to Immigration Controller
  9. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
  10. Annex A to Form 4A.
  11. Current Employer’s letter
  12. Declaration of Application (PTS)
  13. Form 4 A
  14. IRAS Consent Form
  15. Bank Statement
  16. 6 Months Payslip
  17. Spouse Travel Document (if applicable)
  18. Spouse Birth Certificate
  19. Name Change Certificate or Deed Poll (if applicable)
  20. Children Travel Document
  21. Children Birth Certificate
  22. Child Adoption Papers
Unfortunately, NO. The ICA translation documents must be done a private translation company and notarised by a notary public along with SAL authentication. Self translations are not acceptable to ICA.
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Wordsburg Translations is rated high amongst the list of ICA Translators in Singapore. We offer our services in over 100+ languages. Our translation services come with affordable pricing and fast timelines. Apart from affordable translation services we offer express services to meet your timelines.


With a translation network of over 5000+ Linguists, we offer 100% Human translation from native language specialists. We specialise in offering ICA approved translation services in Singapore for various purposes like Singapore PR / Citizenship Applications. We have helped over 10000+ customers with documents translation services in Singapore approved by ICA.


We offer 6-month post-project support on our translation services. This will assure you are covered if any changes are required on translation document. Our friendly customer support will help you with all your queries, requirements and help you with acceptance of your application.



At Wordsburg, we will provided Certified Translation & Notarisation with SAL Authentication. ICA accepts our certification & notarisation services. 


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Our translators & staff have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement with us. We can sign NDA with your company to assure the safety & security of the documents.


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Your ICA Translation Service requirements will be looked after by a dedicated manager from start to end. Project Manager will ensure a smooth and hassle-free delivery. If you need post-translation support, the project manager will assist you.

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  • 5 star review  2nd time using their service. Fast and effective delivery with tolerance of my mistake made without additional charge. Good 🫡

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    5 star review  I have engaged their service. They managed to quote within my budget and produced the end product within 1 working day. Hopefully is accurate.

    thumb Teh SoonGuan
  • 5 star review  Very impressed with the fast delivery and good translation of the documents. Thank you and definitely will recommend for all users who need translation and notary services. Keep up with the professionalism.

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    5 star review  Needed a document to be translated urgently and found Wordsburg Translations services. Very happy with their service and promptness. Document translated perfectly in the shortest amount of time. Definitely will recommend their service!

    thumb J K


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