Countries having Spanish, English or German as an official Language
If you require a certified translation of documents, it may be helpful to obtain basic information on the respective country’s authorities, offices, consulates and its formalities. I have tried to gather relevant information on particular countries of my working languages German, Spanish and English for you here.
Due to the large number of countries featured, I am unable to assume any responsibility for the information being complete or up-to-date. You may find further details either on the Federal Office of Germany’s country information websites, or on the websites of Germany’s foreign missions or of the foreign embassies and consulates within Germany.
German as an official Language
My native language German is, alone or along with others, the official language in the countries of Austria, Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland. The main focus of the information gathered here lies upon Germany with Berlin and its other 15 federal states. You may find further information on the Serviceportal Berlin (Berlin Service Platform) or the Behördenfinder Deutschland (BFD) (German Authority Finder).
Spanish as an official Language
My working language Spanish is, alone or along with others, the official language in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela. You may find further information on Berlin and Germany in Spanish for example on the website Berlín en español.
English as an official Language
My working language English is, alone or along with others, the official language in the countries of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Dominica, Fiji, the Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, the United Kingdom, the United States, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe. You may find further information on Berlin and Germany in Spanish for example on the websites All about Berlin or Handbook Germany.
Besides, many other countries and regions also issue or accept certain official documents in English. These include, for example, Afghanistan, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.