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25 Years of Providing Fast, Accurate, Reliable Service

We understand that doing anything in a foreign country can be difficult, let alone having the correct paperwork to do it. Authentication Legalization Services Canada (ALSC) served its first client 25 years ago, helping to make sure they got it right the first time. Since then we have served individuals and corporations from all across Canada and around the world, giving them an international document expert on their side. It has been a pleasure not only saving our clients money but also their time, the most valuable benefit of using our service.

As Canada’s first document authentication and legalization service, the Apostille equivalent, our focus is international document certification. Our authentication of document service is recommended by Global Affairs Canada to provide quick assistance saving you up to 20 valuable business days and our experience with the embassies for legalization makes ALSC the preferred provider for international document processing. Convenient ALSC service centers located across Canada in Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Montreal and Halifax provide a quick safe solution with free FedEx shipping saving you time and money.

As the most experienced in the industry our expert help is backed by our service guarantee and safe return of your sensitive document. Authentication Legalization Services Canada is a five time recipient of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Honor Roll Award showing our proud dedication to customer service. Our choice of service speeds, such as Priority guaranteed same day or 3 day Standard and 10 day Economy, have become the industry standard. But enough about us, let’s talk about your Canadian document and how we can help you use it internationally.

ALSC 5 Easy Steps

Our easy-to-follow process tells you what you need to do, allows you to set the turnaround time for completion and allows us, the experts, to take care of the rest.

1. We Verify Authentication

The help have your document accepted internationally we first need to ensure it can be authenticated at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa, which maybe called Apostille in some countries. Depending on the type of document they have specific requirements. To get started use our Online Quote. Still unsure? Not to worry, our consultation guarantees authentication-apostille call toll free 1-800-336-1132 for help.

2. We Confirm Embassy Requirements

The second step is the legalization of your document at the Embassy Consulate which maybe called attestation in other countries. Most consulates have specific requirements that must be followed and will charge a fee. Since requirements, fees and processing times change frequently using our expert embassy legalization service will prevent any delays for you.

Choose Your Service Speed

3. You Choose the Service Speed

Our Economy 10 day, Standard 3 day and Priority same day authentication of document services at Global Affairs Canada gives you options to meet your budget and timeline. Most embassies have a standard processing time for document legalization but a few do offer quicker service. Simply decide what service choices are best for you. Fees depend on how many documents, service speeds and whether a consulate is located in or outside of Ottawa. See more about our Embassy Legalization Services to complete the Apostille equivalent in other countries. Now you are ready for the authentication and legalization process.

Apostille Form Canada, Authentication and Legalization Form Canada

4. Complete Order Form, Ready to Ship

We then help complete the Order Form using the service speeds that best suit you. Our services can be paid securely online using MasterCard & Visa Credit Card, ApplePay, Discovery, PayPal, or Interac e-Transfer once your document has been received by us or include a Corporate Cheque or Money Order when sending to us. To send your document to our Ottawa national office we recommend using a traceable service like our shipping partners or get Free FedEx overnight shipping and save $70-80 in shipping fees. It’s easy once services have been confirmed you can then drop off your document and Order Form at any of our ALSC Service Centers in Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Montreal, Halifax or Ottawa.

5. Let us know, we take care of the rest!

Send us a quick email that the document, order form and any requirements have been sent to our Ottawa office or dropped off at one of our ALSC service centers. Now it’s time to relax and let the experts provide you with up to the minute email updates or use the ALSC Order Status Tracker to give you peace of mind throughout the process. We make apostille, authentication and legalization easy whether at home, the office or from anywhere in the world. No line ups or government red tape, you have hired the experts to take care of that for you. 

Click the button below to send us details about your Canadian document and what country you are going to be using it in. We will then send you a quote that will include your options for completion time, the costs, and how to get started.

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 Advantages of Using ALSC over Doing it Yourself

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Expert to answer your questions with up to the minute order status tracker giving you peace of mind Yes No No
Convenient hours with 13 ALSC Service Centers across Canada to serve you Yes No No
Shipping solutions with free FedEx from any ALSC Service Center Yes No No
Saves you valuable days and weeks between authentication and embassy legalization stages Yes No No
Service Guarantee from Canada’s recognized experts Yes No No

 

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Get more information about some of the countries we specialize in

If you don't see your country speak with one of our experts, they will be able to help you

Get more information about some of the countries we specialize in
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United States of America

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The United States will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Mexico

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Mexico will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Colombia

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Colombia will call it Apostille or Super Legalization, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Ecuador

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Ecuador will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Brazil

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Brazil will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Argentina

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Argentina will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Portugal

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Portugal will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Spain

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Spain will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

The Netherlands

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The United Kingdom will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Germany

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Germany will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Norway

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Germany will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Iraq

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Iraq will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Kuwait

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Kuwait will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Qatar

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Qatar will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

United Arab Emirates

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The United Arab Emirates will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

India

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India will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

China

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China will call it Apostille or Consular Legalization, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Russia

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Russia will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Australia

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Australia will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Hungary

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Hungary will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Belize

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Belize will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Panama

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Panama will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Uruguay

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Uruguay will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Bahrain

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Bahrain will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Ireland

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Ireland will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Oman

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Oman will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Chile

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Chile will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

France

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France will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Austria

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Austria will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Egypt

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Egypt will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

South Africa

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South Africa will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Ukraine

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Ukraine will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Italy

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Italy will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Morocco

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Morocco will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Israel

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Israel will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Philippines

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The Philippines will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Switzerland

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Switzerland will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Peru

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Peru will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Belgium

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Belgium will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Singapore

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Singapore will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Turkey

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Turkey willcall it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Greece

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Grecee will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Vietnam

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Vietnam will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Thailand

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Thailand will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Lebanon

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Lebanon will call it Attestation, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Pakistan

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Pakistan will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan willcall it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Cyprus

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Cyprus will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Mauritius

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Mauritius will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Peru

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Peru will call it Apostille, and in Canada we call it authentication and legalization. Although the same, learn more about them here.

Czech Republic

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Czech Republic calls it authentication and legalization like Canada,learn more about them here.

ALSC & You Giving Back

Over 25 years ago we got a call for help that made us what we are today. At ALSC we have never forgotten where we started so we continue that tradition by giving back to those in need with the help of our clients. Thank you for making it happen and much gratitude to those volunteers that make a difference in their communities. Below are a few of the great organizations that we support with over $11,500 in donations in 2 years with your help that make a difference in the communities we all call home.. To help in our small way we have created the ALSC Share & Care program where our agents pass on energy bars and water to those in need they meet on their daily visits to Global Affairs Canada and the various Embassy’s around Ottawa. 

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