The German Embassy in Riyadh does not offer translation services from Arabic into German or vice versa. If you need a translation for official purpose in Germany, please make sure that the translation was made by a sworn translator in Germany or by a translator known to the Embassy. Otherwise your documents might not be accepted by the competent German authorities. If you opt for one of the below mentioned local translators, the Embassy can subsequently issue a corresponding confirmation certificate (a fee is charged). Please note that the below named translators are not visa advisors. It is up to you to determine which documents should be translated.
Currently the following translators are known to the Embassy:
Mr. Islam Abdelkarim
Tel: +201552565961 (WhatsApp only)
Mr. Djaafar Dirgham
Tel: +966 (0) 5 0648 2078
Mr. Yehia Moussa
Tel: +201008367559 (WhatsApp only)
Mr. Naji Salameh
Tel: +966 (0)5 4774 2987
Sworn Translators in Germany
In the search function on its website, the Federal Association of Translators lists a large number of translators who have been court sworn in Germany. The Embassy recommends contacting them directly. Owing to freedom of competition guidelines, the Embassy may not recommend individual translators.
To find interpreters and/or translators see the following website:
Here you will find a list of lawyers and law firms (in German only)