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 Divorce Certificate Authentication Legalization or Divorce Certificate Apostille

If you are getting married in a foreign country you may need to have your Divorce Certificate authenticated and legalized. The validation process of Divorce Certificate Authentication Legalization may also be called a Divorce Certificate Apostille or Attestation in other countries but is recognized as the equivalent. Authenticating and Legalizing a Divorce Certificate with us is easy. Let’s get started with the why and how.

If you are being asked for a Divorce Certificate Apostille, it is from a country who has signed the Hague Convention which Canada has not; Canada does not have an apostille process as a result. The important thing to remember is that if you complete the two step authentication and legalization process, your Divorce Certificate will be accepted as valid; equivalent to an apostille. There are many reasons why you may have been asked to get Divorce Certificate Authentication Legalization or Divorce Certificate Apostille. Whatever the reason, we can help.

Global Affairs Canada Divorce Certificate Authentication Rules

Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section can authenticate an original or a certified copy of a Divorce Certificate issued by the provincial court where the divorce application was filed. It’s important to remember that you will need the spelling of the name of the court official who signed the Divorce Certificate. If you are unable to confirm the spelling of the signature on the certificate, you can contact the court that issued it they will assist you with this. To help get you started, you can find links to all the provincial court websites on our Document Authentication Resources page.

How to get a Divorce Certificate for Authentication and Legalization

If you have misplaced the original, you may be able to request that the court issue a new divorce certificate for the authentication and legalization process. You can find the links to the provincial courthouses on our documents resources page.

Divorce Certificate Legalization – Attestation At The Embassy Consulate

The second step of Divorce Certificate 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. But not to worry, our divorce certificate legalization services will take care of all of that. We make sure it gets done correctly and meets your timeline. After the Divorce Certificate 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 a Divorce Certificate

If you have been asked to get a Divorce Certificate Authenticated and Legalized or Apostilled, you may have other documents like a Birth CertificateMarriage Certificate, or Power of  Attorney that also 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 that you have the correct type of Divorce Certificate, you are ready to begin the Divorce Certificate Authentication and Legalization process also known as Divorce Certificate Apostille Certification. Find out how easy it is using our services!

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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. 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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Bulgaria 1 Business Day

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Bulgaria 3 Business day

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China Personal 4 Business day

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Germany Birth, Marriage, Death

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Honduras US$

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

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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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