Living or working outside Canada has its challenges without considering the documents that are required. Even with the best of preparation, as happens, a new requirement has come up and you need your official document authenticated and legalized. Not to worry this is where we can help. Our team, with over 20+ years assisting expats, […]
Preparing for marriage abroad, overseas or outside Canada what are the legal document requirements for Apostille, Authentication and Legalization?
Documents for getting married outside Canada
Congratulations you found the right person and the perfect place to marry it’s an exciting time and we want to ensure you are prepared. When getting married outside Canada you will be required to provide certain documents before attending for your wedding in your destination country. In addition to the […]
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 […]
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 […]