Providing Fast, Accurate, Reliable Service

At Authentication Legalization Services Canada (ALSC) we understand that doing anything in a foreign country can be difficult, let alone having the correct documents to do it. We served our first client over 25 years ago, helping to make sure they got it right the first time. Since then we have served individuals and corporations from across Canada and around the world, giving them an international document expert on their side.

As Canada’s first authentication and legalization service, the Apostille Canada equivalent, our focus is international document certification. Recommended by the diplomatic community ALSC is the preferred service provider for Global Affairs Canada Authentication and Consulate Legalization. Convenient ALSC service centers in Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Montreal, and Halifax provide a free shipping solution saving you money. Speak with one of our friendly experts about how we can help you use your Canadian document internationally.

 Benefits Of Using ALSC 

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Saves you valuable days or weeks between the authentication and legalization stages
One stop service solution with Pre-approval, Notary, Translation, Digital Scans plus more
Free consultation to confirm service choices that meet your time line and budget
Friendly Expert to answer questions and Order Status Tracker to give you peace of mind
13 Client Service Centers across Canada with convenient hours offering Free FedEx
International shipping solutions you just tell us where and when we take care of the rest
As Canada’s recognized experts your document is backed by our service guarantee

 Why Choose ALSC?

Company Established

1992

Documents Certified

105,000+

Satisfied Clients

9062+

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Personal or Corporate

Are you using the Canadian document internationally for Personal or Corporate use?

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Additional Services

Yes, my document contains a language other than English or French. Send me a fee quote for translation services.

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Yes, for $15 per document I want a digital scan of the Authentication & Legalization stamps sent to me by email

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Yes, for $50 per document I want a Notarized copy for processing.

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Authentication Service

Validating a Canadian document for international use is a 2-step process. For the first step choose the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Service that best suits your needs. Make sure to click the plus sign for the number of documents you need Authenticated.

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Standard Authentication - $125 for 1st document + $25 per additional document.

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ALSC Smart Choice - $175 for 1st document + $25 per additional. We do it all with FedEx pickup & delivery within Canada. Convenient & saves you money $80-$150 value!

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Emergency Authentication - $375 for 1st document + $25 per additional document. Note approval from Global Affairs Canada is required.

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Legalization Service

Legalization at the Embassy is the second step. Processing times vary and are in addition to the Authentication processing time at Global Affairs Canada. The embassy charges a fee per document which is in addition to our fees below. To help us provide you the current fee make sure to click the plus sign for the number of documents you need Legalized, so it matches what you selected for Authentication in the last step.

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Ottawa Embassy $125 1st document + $25 per additional

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Outside Ottawa Embassy $175 1st document + $25 per additional. Outside Ottawa embassies include Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, El Salvador, Germany, Italy, Oman, Spain, UAE

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ALSC Easy Shipping Solutions

Once your document is completed it needs to get back to you or wherever it needs to go. Simply choose the shipping solution that works best for you. Please note quoted shipping fees are for a standard envelope weighing no more than .5kg/1 lb.

I will drop off & pick up at an ALSC Service Center and save $80 in shipping fees

I chose the ALSC Smart Choice Authentication Service which includes FedEx pick up & delivery within Canada

I want it sent by Canada Post Xpress estimated delivery 1-3 business days in Canada $25

I want it sent by FedEx please give me a fee quote

I will provide shipping

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Thank you for using the Authentication Legalization Services Canada Inc. (ALSC) quote estimator we look forward to providing you a free no obligation quote for services. This estimate is an approximation and is not guaranteed or promised by ALSC. The estimate is based on information provided by the client and the requirements of Global Affairs Canada and the various foreign countries that may change without notice. Actual cost may or will change once all the project elements are finalized with the client. Prior to any changes of cost, the client will be notified.

The right to individual privacy is a matter our firm takes very seriously. Please be assured that the private information provided by our clients or collected by our staff is held in the strictest confidence. ALSC also complies with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”).


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