Your Russian Translator in Edinburgh

My name is Irina Hood and I am a professional Russian translator, member of the of the Chartered Institute of Linguists .

English Russian Translation of Documents

I have been providing English-Russian translation services to private companies, public sector organisations and private individuals in the UK since 2001.

I am a trained Russian translator with a degree in Linguistics. Originally from Russia I have been living and working in the UK for over 15 years and I am equally proficient in both Russian and English.

I will be equally happy to assist if your small private letter or large corporate multipage document needed translating into Russian or English. You can email, fax, deliver in person or send by post your documents and I will translate in the preferred format. Your Russian or English translation will be carried out as a mirror image of the original document. 

I pledge to maintain the utmost confidentiality and respect for my clients’ documents at all times.

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Certified Russian Translations in Edinburgh

As a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists I can provide certified Russian to English or English to Russian translation of corporate or private documents for official use.

I provide certified translation of Russian documents into English for a variety of the UK bodies including Home-Office, HMRC, universities, colleges and schools, hospitals,  social services, local, regional and national government offices, county courts, the Crown Court, etc.

I also provide certified translation of English documents into Russian for the embassies of the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other Russian-speaking countries.


The completed certified translation will be posted to your address in Edinburgh or any other place in the UK or overseas, together with the original translation accompanied by a translator’s certificate. The documents are dispatched by post or electronically once I receive proof of payment. Regular 1st class delivery in the UK is free of charge but if you need Next Day delivery, the documents can be sent by “1st Class Sign For” or “Special Delivery” at extra cost. Please check the delivery prices here.

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