Degrees Diplomas Apostille Authentication Legalization

Degree Authentication and Legalization also called Degree Attestation

In order for your Canadian Degree, Diploma or Transcripts to be accepted in another country they must be authenticated and legalized. The validation process of Canadian authentication legalization may also be called Attestation Apostille. We have be helping people authenticate and legalize their Degree for over 20+ years becoming the Canadian experts in UAE Degree Attestation and Qatar Degree Attestation, or The Netherlands and Spain where it is known as an Degree Apostille Certification. Those are countries who have signed the Hague Apostille Convention you can see them listed here.

Do you have the correct Degree for Authentication?

Some of the reasons why you may have been asked to do this are for working abroad, continuing studies, or work permit applications, to name a few. Whatever the reason it is important to have the correct style of education document to ensure Degree Authentication at Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section, legalized by the embassy, and is the correct type for the process that you are using it for in the foreign country. Let’s start with the first step of Degree Authentication that takes place at Global Affairs Canada here in Ottawa.

Global Affairs Canada Degree Authentication Rules

Global Affairs Canada can authenticate a Canadian University Degree or College Diploma from an institution recognized by the provincial Ministry of Education. All must be signed and have an embossed seal by the university or college. The original can be authenticated or a notarized copy made by a Canadian Notary Public. If you need assistance with this ask us about our Notary Services, we can make a certified copy for degree authentication to save stamps and signatures on your original degree. To save valuable time from the Global Affairs Canada current processing time of 20 business days, see more about our degree authentication service options to speed up the process.

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Degree Attestation – Legalization At The Embassy Consulate

The second step of Degree Attestation Legalization takes place at the embassy consulate of the country where you are going to be using it. Most embassy consulates are located here in Ottawa and charge a fee to provide document legalization services. In addition some have other requirements or processing times that change often. Often Official Transcripts may also be required, these must be signed by the University or College registrar’s office in order for them to be attested or legalized.

But not to worry our degree legalization services will take care of all of that making sure it gets done correctly and meets your time line. After your degree has been authenticated and legalized we can return it back to you or anywhere in the world it needs to go using one of our document shipping made easy solutions or using your preferred delivery method.

Documents you may need Authenticated and Legalized with your Degree

If you have been asked to get your Degree Authenticated and Legalized or Apostilled you may have other documents like a Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate or Police Check that require authentication and legalization. We can help you authenticate and legalize these and more documents speak with one of our friendly agents about yours.

Now that we have helped confirm your Degree, Diploma, Transcripts meet the requirements you are ready to begin the Degree Authentication and Legalization process, also known as Degree Attestation, find out how easy we make it for you at Authentication Legalization Services Canada.

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Yes, for $50 per document I want a Notarized copy for processing.

My document contains a language other than English or French. Send me a fee quote for translation services.

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Yes, for $15 per document I want a digital scan of the Authentication & Legalization stamps sent to me by email

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Authentication Service

Validating a Canadian document for international use is a 2 step process. For the first step choose the ALSC Authentication Service that best suits your timeline and budget. As Global Affairs Canada’s temporary rules make it impossible for any service provider to offer same day Authentication, for now we will only be offering our 3 and 10 business day services Monday through Thursday. To help, we have introduced our ALSC Smart Choice Service to make our Authentication service the most convenient in Canada but more importantly saving you money. When choosing your service make sure you Click the amount of documents you need Authenticated.

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Economy 10 Business Day - $100 for up to 10 documents

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Standard 3 Business Day - $125 for 1st document + $25 per additional document

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ALSC Smart Choice 3 Business Day - $175 for 1st document + $25 per additional. We do it all with FedEx pickup & delivery included within Canada. An $80-$150 Value! Convenient & Saves you money!

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Embassy Fee

The Embassy charges a fee per document which varies per country and sometimes by document type. When required in secured funds a standard $10 money order charge will be added. With some countries we will need to confirm the fee. If you do not see your country listed choose the world icon. Make sure to Click the number of documents you selected for Legalization.

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Albania

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Austria

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Algeria Corporate

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Argentina fee to be confirmed

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Australia

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Bahamas US$

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Belgium

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Brazil

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Bulgaria 1 Business Day

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Bulgaria 3 Business day

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Chile US$

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China Personal 4 Business day

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China Personal 3 Business day

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China Personal 2 Business day

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Colombia US$

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Dominican Republic Corporate US$

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Ecuador Corporate US$

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Germany Birth, Marriage, Death

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Honduras US$

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Iraq US$

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Israel

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Mexico

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Panama US$30 + $2 per additional page

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Ukraine Corporate 1 Business day

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UAE Personal AED$150

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UAE Corporate AED$2000

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Embassy Legalization Service

Legalization at the embassy consulate is the second step. Processing times vary and are in addition to the authentication time. Make sure you Click the number of documents for Legalization that matches the number of documents you selected for Authentication.

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Ottawa Embassy $125 1st document + $25 per additional

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Outside Ottawa Embassy $175 1st document + $25 per additional. Outside Ottawa embassies include Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, El Salvador, Germany, Italy, Oman, Spain, UAE

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ALSC Easy Shipping Solutions

Once your document is completed it needs to get back to you or wherever it needs to go. Simply choose the shipping solution that works best for you. Please note the quoted shipping fees are for delivery to most major centers for a standard envelope weighing no more than .5kg/1 lb.

I chose the ALSC Smart Choice 3 Business Day Authentication FedEx pick up & delivery within Canada included

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Canada Post Xpress Regional Ontario or Quebec $20 Projected delivery 1-2 business days

Canada Post Xpress National Delivery in Canada $25 Projected delivery 2-3 business days

FedEx Canada $50 Next business day

FedEx USA $70 Next business day

FedEx Mexico- Europe $100

FedEx China $120

FedEx Middle East - South America $140

FedEx Russia $195

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