List of general sworn interpreters Entry

From the list of interpreters and translators you can find the generally sworn interpreters and authorized translators.

The list of interpreters and translators contains information on the interpreters and authorised translators generally sworn in by the Presidents of the Regional Courts of the State of Brandenburg .

In particular, the list contains the following information:

  • the name,
  • the address,
  • telecommunications connections,
  • the language for which the general swearing-in or authorisation was made,
  • whether the registered person works as an interpreter or translator ,
  • the date of the general swearing-in or authorisation.
  • for interpreters and translators from other EU/EEA countries, the professional title that corresponds to the regulations of the country of establishment.

The personal data for which the interpreter or translator has given his consent are published on the Internet in the nationwide interpreter and translator database (§ 6 para. 5 Ordinance on the Implementation of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act).

Interpreters have the right to appear in court nationwide on the basis of their oath (see § 189 paragraph 2 of the Judicial Constitution Act).

The authorization of translators by the competent authority of a federal state is accepted nationwide.

The application must be accompanied by proof and information on your swearing-in as an interpreter or authorisation by the Potsdam Regional Court.

Writing

Related Links

  • Brandenburg Higher Regional Court

Preconditions

Admission to the list of generally sworn interpreters and authorised translators is subject to:

  • lawful exercise of the activity as a sworn interpreter or translator or a comparable activity in another Member State of the European Union or in another State party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area,
  • where the profession or training in that profession is not regulated in the State of establishment, proof that that profession has been pursued in one or more Member States for at least one year during the preceding ten years;
  • the activity is to be carried out temporarily and occasionally in the State of Brandenburg (temporary services).  

§ 6 paragraph 1 of the Act on the General Swearing-in of Interpreters and Authorisation of Translators of the State of Brandenburg (Brandenburg Interpreting Act - BbgDolmG) of 7 July 2009 (GVBl.I/09, [No. 11], p.252) as last amended by Article 9 of the Act of 17 December 2015 (GVBl.I/15, [No. 38])

Ordinance on the Implementation of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act of 23 September 2009 (GVBl.II/09, [No. 34], p.709) as last amended by Ordinance of 11 July 2016

(GVBl.II/16, [No. 37]

Related Links

  • Brandenburg Interpreting Act - BbgDolmG
  • Ordinance on the Implementation of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act

The legal text of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act can be found at:

http://www.bravors.brandenburg.de/sixcms/de tail.php?gsid=land_bb_bravors_01.c.48249.de

The Ordinance on the Implementation of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act can be found at:

http://www.bravors.brandenburg.de/sixcms/de tail.php?gsid=land_bb_bravors_01.c.48547.de

The application for inclusion in the list of interpreters and translators should be submitted in writing to the Potsdam Regional Court (§ 6 para. 5 sentence 2 of the Act on the General Swearing-in of Interpreters and Authorisation of Translators of the State of Brandenburg).

If the requirements are met, you will be included in the list of interpreters and translators.

If you have given your consent to the publication of your personal data, they will be published on the Internet in the nationwide interpreter and translator database (§ 6 para. 5 Ordinance on the Implementation of the Brandenburg Interpreting Act).

Related Links

  • Administrative Procedure Act

Responsible for the content
Ministry of Justice of the State of Brandenburg

Last update or date of publication
27.10.2020