Apostille Canada what is it or how do I get one? Are probably the two most common questions that we have gotten over the past 25 years of providing our specialized international document services and in 2020 it’s still the case. After being told to get an Apostille Certification for a Canadian document clients are surprised to […]
As Canada is still not a member of the Apostille agreement people using Canadian documents internationally in 2020 should know the differences so our experts thought this article would help. You have probably heard the terms Apostille, Authentication and Legalization before. But what is the difference between these three? Well, let’s start with Apostille.
What does […]
Document Legalisation, Legalization service at the Netherlands Embassy in Canada – Help From The Experts At ALSC
Over the past few years we have seen a steady increase in Canadian documents being processed for use in the Netherlands and the Dutch Caribbean, also known as the ABC islands. This has been both due to the high volume of applications for employment, further education, and citizenship. The changing requirements and fees for these […]
Attestation of Canadian business documents for a DIN, DSC or PAN Application in India – Help From The Experts At ALSC
Please note that as of May 2019, due to the newly enforced jurisdictional rules of the Indian embassy and its consulates, we are limited in our capacity to assist our clients with Canadian documents for use in India. If you or your company’s address falls within the National Capital Region, Kingston, Cornwall, Hawkesbury, Arnprior, Renfrew, […]
How do I Apostille, Authenticate or Legalize my Passport for use Outside Canada – Help From The Experts At ALSC
If you have a Canadian identification document that you need to use outside of Canada, in most cases it will require authentication and legalization. This process is the Canadian equivalent of the apostille; both processes do the same thing. Since identification documents are usually wallet sized and therefore too small to be stamped on the originals, documents such as passports or Driver’s Licenses need […]
Is there a Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section office in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax?
Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services office Vancouver, Victoria, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Montreal, Halifax- Why Only Ottawa?
This is a question that we hear almost daily from our clients, and with more people requiring authentication and legalization services it has added some confusion on how to get started. To help clarify […]
Legalisation of a Canadian Degree to study in Spain is a service we have specialized in for over 20 years. If you are planning on attending University in Spain, as part of the application process, you may be asked to get an Apostille for your Degree and Transcripts from the Canadian University you attended.
Some of […]
Apostille certificates are only issued in countries that have signed the Hague Apostille agreement, which Canada has not. To find out what countries that have signed the Apostille agreement to find out more click here. If using your Canadian document in one of these countries you will be asked to get an Apostille for it. Having […]
Being in the United States military, you might get a request from your Commanding Officer to get an Apostille for your Canadian documents like a Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate or any other document that originates in Canada. Since Canada has not signed the Hague Apostille Convention we do not have an Apostille process, but rather […]
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, 2013, when the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade merged with the Canadian International Development Agency to become the […]
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 Legalization process in Canada. You may have been asked to provide documents using this method for personal immigration or corporate […]
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, this will involve completing an Account Closure Request with your bank and depending on the reason you will need to […]
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 ensured their documents are correctly prepared to save what may result in the double taxation of fees. In order to […]
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 correct process depends on the country and maybe be called Apostille, Authentication and Legalization or Attestation.
We assist with all countries […]
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 testament to our great customer service. Being a leader and the first provider of the service we continue our goal […]
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.
Authentication at Foreign Affairs Canada followed by Legalization at the Embassy of Hungary in Ottawa
In order for it to be authenticated it must […]
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, in order for it to be valid, it must either have an Apostille or be authenticated and legalized depending 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 you have graduated with your TESOL/TESL Certification you are ready to take the next big step of choosing a country […]
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 or Divorce Order that has been apostilled, authenticated and legalized. This may also apply with estate court documents such as […]
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 grown and so have the opportunities. Please ask us about the UAE city you will be teaching in and how […]
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 we were the first company to specialize and spent many years working hard to have the authentication and legalization industry […]
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 authenticated and legalized here in Canada. This process is also called Attestation in Qatar or the UAE but means the […]
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. This process is also called Apostille in some countries; the purpose is to validate the documents.
Authentication of Engineering Degree from […]