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Who is the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFATD) Authentication and Service of Document Section (JLAC) and what do they do?

Authentication of Documents at Foreign Affairs Canada

To answer these questions let us start by explaining what the authentication of a document is. When a document needs to be used in another country from where it originates it must follow a certain process in order to remove the burden of proof of validity from the person […]

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Is a Notary required for the Authentication and legalization of a document in Canada?

Certain documents require the services of a Notary before being able to be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) Authentication and Service of Documents Section (JLAC). This requirement applies if the document does not have the required signature to allow for authentication or if the original document needs to […]

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Canadian document authentication at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)

If you plan to ship your Canadian documents to Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) for authentication, you should be aware of their completion times and return shipping policy.

Information about the authentication of documents at Foreign Affairs Canada in Ottawa

The current completion time for authentication at DFATD is 15 business days. Fortunately, through years […]

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