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Notary Public Services For International Documents – Help From The Experts At ALSC

Can an Ontario Notary Public or Canadian Notary notarize or make a certified copy of my document to use in a foreign country? 

Yes, simply put they can but there are also other requirements that you will need to complete before the document will be valid in another country after seeing a Canadian Notary or Ontario Notary Public. This question comes up frequently for Notary […]

By |September 17th, 2019|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Notary Public Services For International Documents – Help From The Experts At ALSC

What Makes a Document Canadian When Certifying Internationally? – Help From The Experts At ALSC

Every day we get dozens of requests from both current and former clients to help them process their documents for use overseas. We occasionally get mistaken for Global Affairs Canada, and although this can be very flattering at times we are certainly not Global Affairs Canada. We are simply the leaders in the field of authentication and legalization; we […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Authentication and Legalization Process, Country|Comments Off on What Makes a Document Canadian When Certifying Internationally? – Help From The Experts At ALSC

Don’t risk your important international document with bad shipping choices– Help From The Experts At ALSC

With the current Canada Post rotating strikes and their rejection of a cooling off period the need to have documents safely delivered in a timely manner could not be more important for those with international affairs. At ALSC we are always looking for ways to help make the process easier for our clients, so we […]

By |November 20th, 2018|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Don’t risk your important international document with bad shipping choices– Help From The Experts At ALSC

Help! My Canadian document was rejected overseas! – Help From The Experts At ALSC

In the world of validating official documents for use abroad, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. This is why our services are so popular: we protect against the common delays, mistakes, and misinformation that our clients would otherwise face when processing their Canadian documents for use overseas. In fact, our service […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Help! My Canadian document was rejected overseas! – Help From The Experts At ALSC

Authentication and Legalization Canada, Fast! – How To From The Experts At ALSC

How Fast Can You Authenticate and Legalize my Canadian Document?

Aside from “how can I get free shipping via your service centers?” and “where can I leave a review for your amazing services?”, “how quickly can you process my document for use outside Canada?” is our most frequently asked question. As you might have already seen, […]

By |October 24th, 2018|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Authentication and Legalization Canada, Fast! – How To From The Experts At ALSC

Is there a Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section office in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax?

Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services office Vancouver, Victoria, Surrey, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Montreal, Halifax- Why Only Ottawa?

This is a question that we hear almost daily from our clients, and with more people requiring authentication and legalization services it has added some confusion on how to get started. To help clarify […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Is there a Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section office in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax?

What is Authentication of Documents?

 

Authentication of documents is not something you hear about until you need it. You are probably familiar with the more common form of the word authentication: authentic. If something is authentic that means it is real. Therefore, authentication is the process of determining if something is authentic, whether it be jewelry, antiques, hockey cards, or […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on What is Authentication of Documents?

Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section New Name

The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government is changing the name of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada to the simpler Global Affairs Canada. The department had seen its name changed before on June 26, 2013, when the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade merged with the Canadian International Development Agency to become the […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section New Name

Authentication of documents at Foreign Affairs Canada in Ottawa

How to authenticate a document in Canada

In order for a Canadian document to be valid for use outside Canada, whether for personal or commercial purposes, as a first step it must be stamped and signed by the authentication and service of documents section at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa.

Do I need assistance with the authentication […]

By |February 18th, 2014|Authentication and Legalization Process|Comments Off on Authentication of documents at Foreign Affairs Canada in Ottawa