Companies manufacturing a cosmetic, toiletry or fragrance product for export outside Canada have to provide a Certificate of Free Sale (CFS), Goods and Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or an International Trade Certificate (ITC) to the respective countries officials. If you need assistance or more information on how to obtain these documents check out the Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association
Foreign Affairs Canada Authentication of CFS, GMP and International Trade Certificates
In order for the certificate to be accepted in that country it must first be authenticated at Global Affairs Canada here in Ottawa. If using their services directly the current processing time is 25 business days. With our help we can shorten this to as quick as 1 day find out more about how we can assist with the first step of authentication here.
Authenticate and Legalize or Apostille my Canadian CFS, GMP and International Trade Certificates
Once the certificate has been authenticated it is then ready for the legalization step at the embassy of the country you will be exporting to. When these two steps are completed it will be the equivalent to an Apostille certificate outside Canada. Having our experience on your side ensures your certificates meet the necessary requirements in order for the embassy to process them without any problems or delays getting you to market fast.
If you need Authentication and Legalization or information about Apostille for a Certificate of Free Sale (CFS), Goods and Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or an International Trade Certificate (ITC) we can help.