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Information in other languages and formats

If you’re thinking about applying for a Start Up Loan, you may have questions about the process. The resources below, available in a number of different languages and formats, include information and guidance about how to start your own business.

We hope that by providing this useful guidance in a number of other languages and formats, you have all the information you need to apply for a Start Up Loan.

Please be aware, however, that the application process is in English, and that the supporting documents we ask you to provide when applying will also need to be in English.

We’re always looking at ways to improve our website, and this includes translating information we know people find useful. If your language or accessible format isn’t covered here, you can request it using the form below. While we always aim to respond to these requests as quickly as possible, demand can be high, which means it isn’t always possible to provide a response promptly.

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Foreign language resources