Original Canadian long form Birth Certificate issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the relevant province/territory can be Authenticated by Global Affairs Canada. This does not include Birth Certificates issued by a religious institution. Some of our clients have the plastic, wallet-sized versions of their Birth Certificate which unfortunately can not be processed. If this is you not to worry you can easily order the correct type of Canadian Birth Certificate for Authentication on our Document Resources page. You can also find out more about having your Canadian Birth Certificate accepted internationally using the Authentication and Legalization process, also known as Apostille in some countries in this ALSC article.