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ABOUT CHEOK TRANSLATION CENTRE

Cheok Translation Centre,  located at 135, Jalan SS2/72, 47300 Petaling Jaya  (next to AF Tools & Marketing,  directly opposite the car park building of Jasmine Towers, diagonally  opposite Five  Stones,  same road as Ken 3,  SSTwo Mall, New Paris Restaurant, Red Bliss and Bridal Concept) Tel: 03-77105495,  is an easily accessible SOHO office  specializing in on-the-spot translation service for clients seeking Certified Translation for official use in  Malaysia and overseas – UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, Hong Kong, Macao, India, Sri Lanka, Bermuda, China, Taiwan, etc, for their documents when they lodge an application with a processing authority  in relation to migration, visa application, education, employment, marriage, qualifications assessment, investment and business  activities  with a corporate philosophy to provide a small but meaningful important service in a service realm where it is difficult for clients to find service providers, apart from promoting social awareness of the relevancy and importance of translation career as a profession in a globalized world.

Cheok Tek Huat, a graduate of Universiti Malaya, is a certified translator (Membership No 798) registered with MALAYSIAN TRANSLATORS ASSOCIATION – a non-governmental organization for professional translators in Malaysia that is currently an observer member of FIT – an international federation of associations of translators.  He translates from/into Chinese, English, Malay for official use in Malaysia and foreign countries under CHEOK TRANSLATION CENTRE (912466-H), an easily accessible SOHO office specializes in urgent translation of short-and-important documents. Being a full time translator since 1991 and having served as a committee member of Malaysian Translators Association for few terms, he is well-connected to the translation industry and is well-accepted by the private sector as well as government agencies, for translation of important, statutory and business documents for use in many countries across the world.

Cheok Tek Huat is an official translator who provides translation to a wide range of documents, for various uses including supporting documents in relation to:-

  • university and school placement for use in Malaysia, UK, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, USA etc;
  • migration to Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Hong Kong, Macau, Ireland,  etc,
  • foreign marriages /marriage registration involving foreigners/Malaysian getting married overseas
  • visa application involving documents from China, Taiwan, Indonesia etc. for use in UK, Australia, Singapore, Canada, USA etc;
  • employment pass application for UK, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, USA, South Africa etc.;
  • purchase of houses in Australia, China etc.
  • Opening of corporate bank accounts in Singapore, Australia, China etc.
  • trademark registration application in Malaysia
  • MM2H (Malaysia My Second Home Program ) in Malaysia
  • Pesticides advertisement permits application in Malaysia.

Depending on specific requirements prescribed by different processing authorities, a Certified Translation completed by CHEOK TEK HUAT or CHEOK TRANSLATION CENTRE may be used for direct submission  to processing authorities in various countries including Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Singapore, Ireland, Hong Kong, Macao, South Africa, Nigeria, etc. For countries that require consular endorsement in a chained legalization procedure such as the Netherlands, Norway, Luxemburg, China, etc, if the need arises, clients may see me for translation, then proceed with a rigid endorsement procedure in the following sequence:  the Secretary of Malaysian Translators Association representing DBP, Wisma Putra (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia), Foreign Embassy in Malaysia.

As for Malaysia, while this service supports documents for submission to Ministry of Higher Education, Immigration Department, Ministry of Tourism, Intellectual Property Corporation, National Registration Department, it may not support documents that are involved in a rigid chained legalization procedure, and hence may not be conveniently used for a document targeting a processing authority that requires specific governmental stamps  rather than evidence that it is completed by a professional translator for the translation, in which case, additional stamps will be required to complete the required procedure, for instance, the secretariat of Malaysian Translators Association to endorse with a stamp representing Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.

A Certificate Translation completed by Cheok Tek Huat  may cover documents originated from many places/countries.  For instance, Birth Certificates–Malaysia (East Malaysia and West Malaysia), China, Taiwan, Indonesia; Marriage/Divorce Certificates – marital documents of Muslims and Non-Muslims from Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, etc;  Academic Certificates – Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia; Police Reports:  Malaysia, China, Indonesia etc.

Completed translations are stamped as Certified Translation with translator’s qualification and contact details. Clients may need to check with a relevant processing authority on the type of endorsements required, or find out the suitability of my translation for that specific purpose, prior to engaging my service.  Note that while endorsement of a professional translator from Malaysian Translators Association is generally acceptable worldwide, it may still be unusable in cases where a processing authority excludes Malaysian Translators Association from their list of authorized translators on the reason that it is not a full government company, nor a full government institution.

CHEOK TEK HUAT
B.A.(Hons) Universiti Malaya
Certified Translator (Chinese/English/Malay)
Member No. 798, Malaysian Translators Association

CHEOK TRANSLATION CENTRE [912466-H]
135, Jalan SS2/72, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor,
Malaysia
Tel: +603-77105495 Fax:+603-77289363
Handphone +60178885117
E-mail: thcheok@gmail.com
http://www.translatormy.com

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