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Find our helpful articles below on the various documents and countries for more information about what is required for the authentication and legalization process. If you don’t see what you are looking for search your subject, such as your document type or the country, in the search bar above to find more about how we can help you validate your document internationally. If you do not find what you are looking for contact us we would be happy to help.

2011, 2015

Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section New Name

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Tags: , |Comments Off on Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section New Name

The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government is changing the name of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada to the simpler Global Affairs Canada. The department had seen its name changed before on June 26, […]

1211, 2015

Thank you to all the members who stopped by our booth at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM.

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203, 2015

Apostille Authentication Legalization document system changes for Ecuador in Canada

By |March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Apostille Authentication Legalization document system changes for Ecuador in Canada

 

Steps to have your Canadian Corporate documents accepted in Ecuador to do business

If you are doing business or have personal interests in Ecuador its important to know they have changed the document Apostille, Authentication and […]

312, 2014

Apostille Documents for a United States Bank Account closure using an authentication and legalization service in Canada

By |December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Apostille Documents for a United States Bank Account closure using an authentication and legalization service in Canada

For whatever the personal circumstances like Divorce, Death, Bankruptcy, Business Closure or maybe just moving outside of the United States (U.S.) you may need to close a bank account. As you might know by researching, […]

2611, 2014

In Australia the Apostille, Authentication, Legalization of a Certificate of Incorporation for Canadian Performers saves excess withholding tax

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on In Australia the Apostille, Authentication, Legalization of a Certificate of Incorporation for Canadian Performers saves excess withholding tax

Over the past 20 years it has been a pleasure to assist various Canadian artists who have performed in Australia. Either assisting the artist(s) directly or through their artists management company our specialized team has […]

1911, 2014

They asked me to get an Apostille or Authenticate and Legalize my Canadian Marriage Certificate how do I do that?

By |November 19th, 2014|Categories: Document Types|Tags: , |Comments Off on They asked me to get an Apostille or Authenticate and Legalize my Canadian Marriage Certificate how do I do that?

Many of our clients, for reasons including a work visa, citizenship immigration application or just for proof of marriage, have been be asked to have their marriage certificate from Canada recognized in another country. The […]

1311, 2014

Attestation of Canadian business documents for a DIN, DSC or PAN Application in India

By |November 13th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Attestation of Canadian business documents for a DIN, DSC or PAN Application in India

If you are a Director for a Canadian Company doing business in India you will be required to obtain a Director Identification Number or what is commonly called a DIN. In addition to this you […]

605, 2014

Authentication Legalization Services Canada named to the Better Business Bureau 2013 Honour Roll

By |May 6th, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Authentication Legalization Services Canada named to the Better Business Bureau 2013 Honour Roll

Once again, with thanks to our clients, we have been named to the BBB’s Honour Roll. As the only authentication and legalization service in Canada to be awarded this designation we see it as a […]

3004, 2014

How to use your Canadian document in Hungary the authentication and legalization process

By |April 30th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on How to use your Canadian document in Hungary the authentication and legalization process

Before using your document from Canada in Hungary it must be authenticated and legalized. This applies to documents such as birth certificate, marriage certificate, legal document, corporate document ask us about your document.

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1404, 2014

Divorce Certificate Decree for use outside Canada the Apostille, Authentication and Legalization Requirements

By |April 14th, 2014|Categories: Document Types|Tags: |Comments Off on Divorce Certificate Decree for use outside Canada the Apostille, Authentication and Legalization Requirements

There are many reasons why you may be asked to provide your Divorce Certificate or Divorce Decree, such as a new marriage, immigration or to simply have it recognized in another country. Whatever the reason, […]

404, 2014

Getting your TESOL/TESL Certification documents authenticated and legalized to teach English as a second language abroad

By |April 4th, 2014|Categories: Document Types|Tags: |Comments Off on Getting your TESOL/TESL Certification documents authenticated and legalized to teach English as a second language abroad

 

Please note before reading that Global Affairs Canada has recently changed its rules for authenticating these style of documents and we recommend reading more about them here as it is more up to date.

Congratulations now that […]

2603, 2014

How to order a Divorce Certificate or Estate Court document for the Apostille, Authentication and Legalization process

By |March 26th, 2014|Categories: Document Types|Tags: |Comments Off on How to order a Divorce Certificate or Estate Court document for the Apostille, Authentication and Legalization process

When dealing with certain life events such as getting married and being previously married or having your divorce recognized outside Canada you may be required to provide a Divorce Certificate, Divorce Judgment, Certificate of Divorce […]

2003, 2014

Degree Attestation getting ready to teach in the United Arab Emirates UAE

By |March 20th, 2014|Categories: Country, Document Types|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Degree Attestation getting ready to teach in the United Arab Emirates UAE

Congratulations you have found your next teaching assignment abroad and it’s in the UAE. As many Canadian teachers have found careers in private and public schools in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, the Expat community has […]

1703, 2014

Foreign Affairs Canada recommends our service and so does the competition!

By |March 17th, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Foreign Affairs Canada recommends our service and so does the competition!

It came up recently assisting a client who had contacted us via Facebook that our old press release was being used in the industry, check us out on Facebook. It came as no surprise since […]

1203, 2014

Canada: Visa From Qatar

By |March 12th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: , |Comments Off on Canada: Visa From Qatar

In order for you to obtain a work visa to work in Qatar or the United Arab Emirates (UAE) you will need to have your professional educational certifications such as degree, diploma or professional certificate […]

703, 2014

Apostille, Authentication and Legalization of a Canadian Engineering Degree for use abroad

By |March 7th, 2014|Categories: Document Types|Tags: |Comments Off on Apostille, Authentication and Legalization of a Canadian Engineering Degree for use abroad

If applying for a new engineering position outside Canada, or confirming credentials for your next international project, you will be asked to have your Engineer Degree and other education or training documents authenticated and legalized. […]

503, 2014

CPP Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product | Free Sale Certificate: Pharmaceutical

By |March 5th, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CPP Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product | Free Sale Certificate: Pharmaceutical

 

As part of the regulatory affairs process for international health care markets you will be required to have your Health Canada Certificate authenticated and legalized before using it in such countries as Mexico, Panama, UAE […]

303, 2014

Document Authentication and Legalization required for Canadian Doctors, Nurses working abroad

By |March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process, Document Types|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Document Authentication and Legalization required for Canadian Doctors, Nurses working abroad

This process is required if working in the health care profession as part of the application process for working abroad in such countries as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE ask us about the hospital in the […]

2802, 2014

Assistance for Lawyers, Legal Professionals with the authentication and legalization service of documents in Ottawa for use outside Canada

By |February 28th, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Assistance for Lawyers, Legal Professionals with the authentication and legalization service of documents in Ottawa for use outside Canada

Depending on the area of legal practice the requirement for authentication and legalization of a document may arise in order for it to be accepted as valid in another country. This may include documents such […]

2702, 2014

What documents do I need to teach abroad?

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What documents do I need to teach abroad?

Teachers from Canada are exploring more international options for employment in search of a balance between work and exotic travel in countries such as Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait ask us about the country in […]

2502, 2014

Certificate of Origin Legalization Iraq Embassy – What You Need to Know

By |February 25th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Certificate of Origin Legalization Iraq Embassy – What You Need to Know

If you are exporting or shipping commercial goods from Canada into Iraq, you will require authentication and legalization assistance to properly prepare your Certificate of Origin and Commercial Invoice.

Iraq Certificate of Origin and Commercial Invoice […]

2402, 2014

Canadian documents that require Apostille Authentication Legalization in Mexico

By |February 24th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Canadian documents that require Apostille Authentication Legalization in Mexico

As one of Canada’s most popular places to retire the question of health care coverage in Mexico is an important question for some. Canadians currently living in Mexico may be familiar with IMSS or what […]

2102, 2014

Canadian documents for marriage in Mexico Apostille, Authentication and Legalization

By |February 21st, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Canadian documents for marriage in Mexico Apostille, Authentication and Legalization

Information on the requirements for Canadians planning to get married in Mexico

Congratulations you’re getting married! After researching various places you have decided Mexico is the place to have such a memorable event. As you may […]

1802, 2014

Canadian document legalization at the Royal Norwegian Embassy / Embassy of Norway in Ottawa.

By |February 18th, 2014|Categories: Country|Tags: |Comments Off on Canadian document legalization at the Royal Norwegian Embassy / Embassy of Norway in Ottawa.

Information on how to use a Canadian birth certificate or marriage certificate in Norway
In order for a Canadian document such as a Birth or Marriage Certificate to be accepted for use in Norway it must […]

1802, 2014

Authentication of documents at Foreign Affairs Canada in Ottawa

By |February 18th, 2014|Categories: Authentication and Legalization Process|Tags: |Comments Off on Authentication of documents at Foreign Affairs Canada in Ottawa

How to authenticate a document in Canada

In order for a Canadian document to be valid for use outside Canada, whether for personal or commercial purposes, as a first step it must be stamped and signed […]