Excellent Hungarian Business Brand: Successful Spring Results at the State Translation Agency
After the first quarter of 2023, the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation Ltd. (OFFI) met the expectations of the business plan approved by the Ministry of Justice, its owner, with a country-wide result of almost 104%, based on the monthly turnover for the first four months.The period between January and April is close to 33% as a percentage of the full-year revenue plan.
OFFI Academy 9th Project Conference: Strategy in Crisis?
The Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation Ltd. (OFFI) held its 9th Project Conference on 27 April 2023. in a hybrid format. The theme of the conference was “Strategy Making in a Crisis – Crisis Strategy?
Document and Legal Translation in the 21st Century: Translation Conference at OFFI
This year, for the 24th time, the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation, OFFI organised its traditional spring translation conference, entitled Document Translation and Legal Translation in the 21st Century, from a studio in the Tardy Lajos Conference Room of OFFI, streaming online.
INFORMATION ON THE CERTIFIED HUNGARIAN TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENTS OF PERSONS AFFECTED BY THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN WAR
The Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation Ltd. (OFFI) stands in solidarity with Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war, and therefore translates their identity documents, if necessary, within a short time and at a discounted, fixed price.
OFFI signs cooperation agreement with the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics
In January 2022, a cooperation agreement was signed by Dr. Gábor Prószéki, Director General of the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics, a member of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network, and Dr. Gabriella Németh, CEO of the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation.
Offi Zrt. continues to expand the range of its unit price products.
The pricing policy of OFFI Zrt. for 2022 is characterised by focusing on translator-friendly, simplified administrative solutions and by following the changes in the translation market (automation and innovation).
Translation of Vaccination Certificates at a Uniform Price and with a Short Deadline
Together with the gradual opening of Hungary, OFFI Ltd also wants to...
Certified Translation, Public Duties and Translation Studies during the Pandemic
The performance of public duties based on trustworthy and ethical knowledge sharing continues to be one of the priority strategic aims of the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation.
Digital Translations Free of Duty at the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation
From 1 January 2021, first instance administrative proceedings are not subject to procedural duty...
Electronic Documents and E-certified Translation – A Paper-free Future
Electronic driving licences will be introduced in Austria in spring 2021, reports the online edition of the Austrian daily Der Standard.
Professional Further Trainings and Trustworthiness – Knowledge Transfer at OFFI
As every other industry, translation industry is also undergoing amazing changes – which has been even more speeded up since the introduction of Computer-Assisted Translation Software (CAT tools).
Dear Clients, for the sake of protecting both your and our colleagues’ health, please continue avoiding contact with other people if you feel symptoms of being sick, as recommended by Hungary’s Chief Medical Officer. If you have no symptoms and visit the customer service of the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation Ltd. (OFFI), we continue to request you to adhere to the health protection measures.
2020. May 29.
Flexible certified translation solutions during the pandemic
In view of the situation caused by the pandemic – when the aim is to keep a safe distance and avoid unnecessary contact – we are working on a new certified translation procedure, which would allow the ordering of certified translations without personal appearance.
With respect to the current public health situation, for the sake of protecting the health of You and our colleagues, please avoid contact with other people, if you perceive the symptoms of the disease, as recommended by Hungary’s Chief Medical Officer. We inform you that as many clients may stay in our office as the maximum number of the administrators.
2020. Mar 16.
TransELTE2020–OFFI ONLINE conference: new technologies in translation and interpreting
On 12-13 March 2020, TransELTE2020–OFFI ONLINE Conference of Translation Science will be held for the 22nd time, focusing on innovation and technological advancement. The cooperation of ELTE and the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation looks back on a history of several decades.
Quality-assured translation projects in the national translation office: successful integrated ISO audit 2020
In the course of the 2020 audit, the co-workers of Bureau Veritas expressed their recognition with regard to the overall operation of the quality-management system, the commitment to quality, and the activities carried out in the areas that had been defined as development opportunities.
Focussing on Quality at the National Translation Office – ISO 17100:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 Integrated Audit
The integrated quality management system of OFFI Ltd, as well as the implementation and documentation of our processes are appropriate and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards. This was confirmed in June 2019 by the organisation conducting a surveillance audit to verify compliance with ISO standards.
In Focus: OFFI Ltd’s Strategic Developments between 2019 and 2022
“The Ministry of Justice approved the new 2019-2022 company development strategy of OFFI Ltd”, CEO Dr Gabriella Németh has informed OFFI’s employees.
ATTENTION! THE LAWS ON PRESENTING PUBLIC DOCUMENTS WITHIN THE EU ARE CHANGING
As of 16 February 2019 the recognition of certain documents issued by the authorities of the 28 EU member states, as well as Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland and used in another member state will be simplified.
From the Central Translation Department (1869) to ISO 17100:2015 Certification (2018)
Operating under the professional supervision of the Minister of Justice, OFFI Ltd. is the National Translation Office responsible for attested translations in Hungary. OFFI’s activities are carried out in accordance with legal provisions.
Important information: The format of certified translations issued by the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation will change.
We inform you that as of 2 July 2018, the Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation Ltd. (OFFI) will change and modernise the format of certified translations issued pursuant to Decree No. 24/1986 (26 June) of the Council of Ministers.
TransELTE 2018: Practical Aspects of Court and Public Service Interpreting
The Department of Translation and Interpreting of the Faculty of Humanities of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE BTK) and OFFI Ltd. organised their 20th Translation Studies Conference on 22-23 March 2018.
Information on Legislative Changes Regarding Attested (Certified) Translations in Court Cases
The new Hungarian Civil Procedure Act (Act CXXX of 2016 - CPA) enacted on 01 January 2018 upheld the court practice already in use regarding the use of foreign language documents in lawsuits, namely that submitting Hungarian attested (certified) translations of non-Hungarian documents in lawsuits is not in all cases required.
New phone number in Sopron
Please be advised that the phone number of our Sopron...
2016. Sep 15.