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We Make Your Documents Global

Thank you for filling out your information, what happens now that we have your quote request?

  • As Canada’s first and leading firm specializing in validating documents for international use, one of our experts is now reviewing the details of your request and your document for its readiness for processing, if you included a scan. During business hours Monday through Friday 9am-5pm this takes approximately 45-90 minutes or sooner depending on how busy we are.
  • To help make sure that our email response gets through to you please add us to your contacts (info@alscanada.ca). This is most important for those using a Hotmail, Gmail or Yahoo email account. If you do not receive a reply within the expected time please check your Junk or Spam email folder. Should you not receive a response from us there has been a problem since we respond to all quotes received, if this is the case it maybe best to contact us by phone or by live chat online.
  • The review process helps determine the important things like how long does it take, how much does it cost and more importantly can the document be authenticated or legalized, which is called Apostille in some countries. If you have been asked to get an Apostille here is more information about it.
  • Our FAQ’s page is always a great place to visit. It has many of the great questions we have received from our clients over the years, which may answer some of yours.
  • At ALSC we are passionate about our clients’ needs, giving you an international document expert on your side. So sit back and relax you are in good hands.

Next comes an email from your personal agent.

  • Your agent will help explain more about the authentication of your document at Global Affairs Canada, outlining your choices for processing times including the related fees with no hidden costs. If you want to see more about Global Affairs Canada requirements you can find them here.
  • For legalization country’s embassies also have strict requirements that need to be followed which unfortunately change often, but not to worry, once you confirm your details we will provide you with the most up to date information to save you any delays in processing. One of these requirements will be the fee charged by the embassy for their services, you will have to decide if you will be providing the money order yourself or if you want us to get it for you for a nominal fee.
  • It will also include important things like shipping choices to us and back to you or maybe it’s on to another national or international destination to save you time. Whatever your needs are, we have the shipping solutions for you find out more about them here.

Once you receive your personalized quote this is what you need to do next.

  • Review the information your agent has provided as it will contain everything you will need to quickly process your request.
  • Your agent will confirm if your document is ready for processing or if it requires more attention. In this case you may have to order a new document or correct the one you have all of which we can help explain the best way to proceed.
  • Choose the service speeds that best meet your timelines and budget.
  • Confirm any additional services that you require such as Notarization, Translation, Embassy Fee Money Order or a PDF colour scan of your completed document.
  • Let your agent know what your shipping choices are and where you want the document to go when completed.
  • This is also a great time to ask your agent any questions that you may have by email or by phone whichever is most convenient for you.

Now that we know which service choices work best for you we will send a confirmation email to get you started it’s that easy!