Official Canadian Documents for Pensionados Application
Congratulations, the time has come you have decided to retire outside Canada and apply for a pensionados in a warmer climate country such as Panama, Costa Rica, Belize, Ecuador, Uruguay ask us about your country. As each one offers its benefits including discounted travel, entertainment, hotel , medical and tax deductions it’s become an attractive choice. Before being able to make the big step you will have to gather the required documents, many of which need authentication and legalization services before being able to be presented for your pensionados.
Depending on the country, as each have different document requirements it’s best to check with the embassy, as an example some of the common ones requested are birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate, medical report, proof of CPP letter and police check. Missing one of the documents? No problem our 30 years of experience helping people retire outside Canada will ensure you are prepared.
Authentication Requirements at Global Affairs Canada for Pensionados
In order for the documents to be accepted they will require authentication, the first step to being the equivalent to an apostille. Meaning each document will need to be presented to Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa whereby they will place their signature and stamp. This step, if doing it yourself, can be confusing with a 50+ business day processing time. Our consultation with you will guarantee authentication of your documents and get you the answers you need now!
Pensionados in Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama or Wherever – We Can Help
After being authenticated the documents will be ready for the legalization step at the embassy. Each country has a different set of rules, including fees, that if not strictly followed can cause delays or non processing . Our experienced in person representation with the embassy on your behalf allows the attention your important documents require to ensure your peace of mind. Once the documents have been authenticated and legalized they will be accepted as the equivalent to an apostille certificate in a country who uses the Hague Apostille process. Now that the required documents have been authenticated and legalized you are ready to apply for your pensionados application.
If you need help with Authentication, Legalization or Apostille for a Pensionados, speak with one of our friendly experts about what works best for you.