One Hour Translation Reviews: SCAM or LEGIT?

One Hour Translation Reviews: SCAM or LEGIT?

One Hour Translation is the world’s largest online translation agency.

The company provides an excellent human translation. They currently have around 25.000 professional translators . These professionals work on about 100+ languages in 100+ countries. They have more than 80,000 business customers with 9.32 over 10 customer satisfaction rating.

The company provides expertise on legal, technical, websites, applications and software, marketing and many more.

They are tagged as the fastest professional translation service in the world.

Free to Join
There is no charge to sign up. The site welcomes people as translators for free. The site asks the users to pay $0.01 (one cent) through PayPal for a verification process. The approval is done to ensure payment is sent via the PayPal account (for future payment transactions) and guess what, to prevent fraud.

You have the option to convert the payment back to your PayPal account when you start working and earning cash from them.

How to Apply
Registration – via registration, you will need to provide the following. Note: there is a Captcha to fill up before hitting Save & Continue
Full Name
Email Address

Take the online exam
The application will be reviewed by OHT staff
Receive certification
Start Working

Translators have the option to upgrade to the Elite Translators Program. This program is for the certified One Hour Translation who has translated 10,000 words or more per week. Elite Program is for full-time workers.

To join the Elite Translator Program one should need to provide top quality translations, one should be responsive and available and lastly, he must update his OHT profile which includes contact details like mobile, Skype and others.

If you are considered to be in the program, you will need to sign the full-time freelancer agreement and join a short video conference call to meet the POC at OHT.

Method of Payment
One Hour Translation Mastercard

If you cannot use PayPal for some reasons, you may opt to use One Hour Translation MasterCard to be paid directly to the card. You can use wire transfer option as well.

Funds via Bank transfers will be available with 1-3 business days and 1-7 business days for wire transfers.

Minimum Amount
The Translators would need to:

  • Have at least 2000 credits (equal to $20)
  • Convert to Cash button in the Dashboard will be visible once you have reached at least 2000 credits

There is no exact amount that was provided by the company. The earnings depend on different attributes like Project-wise, Customer-wise, and Translator-wise. As a translator , you can work fast to finish a certain project. However, working too fast is not advisable because you need to focus also on quality. You will receive the standard payment based on the project and a bonus payment which will be given 30 days after had been completed.

Job Requirements
For every job opening, there will be a corresponding requirement to meet before one can be considered as a translator.

  • relevant academic history and work experience are very much welcome to join.
  • upload your Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • upload your professional certificates
  • take and pass a professional translation exam

So if you are multi-lingual, this is your chance to become part of the growing company.