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24 Sep
Canadian Educational Documents For Use Abroad

Are you moving abroad for the purpose of continuing your education or accepting a job? Should this be the case, you will likely be required to provide certain educational documents.  Before the Canadian educational documents can be used abroad they must first be stamped by the authentication section of Global Affairs Canada.  Once this has...

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28 Aug
Manufacturers Declaration and Exporting Goods from Canada

Are you an exporter that ships Canadian Goods to a Foreign Country? The Manufacturer’s Declaration is a Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CIFA) form that is used when exporting Canadian food products that are regulated under the Food and Drugs Act, and the Food and Regulations. This document will likely need to be notarized by a Canadian...

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14 Aug
Authentication Legalization Services Canada

Are you looking at relocating abroad for the purpose of seeking employment, continuing your education or simply to retire? Should you be doing any of the above, you might be required to have personal documents or educational documents authenticated by Global Affairs Canada and then legalized by a particular diplomatic mission.  Generally speaking, the authentication and legalization...

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14 Aug
Embassy of Spain Ottawa

From time to time there are changes at diplomatic missions.  In this case, the Embassy of Spain in Ottawa has now started to enforce jurisdiction.  Depending upon where a document originates from it will determine where the document can be processed. The Spanish Embassy in Ottawa will now only deal with matters in the Capital Region...

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13 Aug
Authentication and Legalization of Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates

Certain Provincial Government issued documents might require authentication by Global Affairs Canada before they can be used in another country.  The affixing of the Global Affairs stamp is know as authentication.  It is also referred to as Attestation.  This is the first step is being able to use the document in another country.  The second step in the...

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09 Aug
Statements in Lieu of Certificate of Non-Impediment to Marriage Abroad

Is a marriage abroad in your future?  If so, congratulations and good luck on your new adventure !! Before you leave Canada you might be required to have certain documents authenticated by Global Affairs Canada.  One such document is a “Statements in Lieu of Certificate of Non-Impediment to Marriage Abroad”.  This document is prepared by...

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16 Jul
Fingerprint Certificate and Police Records Checks (Police Clearance Documents)

When travelling abroad one might be required to obtain Police Records Checks (Police Clearance), Fingerprint Certificates or other police documentation. These documents can be obtained directly from the RCMP headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario.  They can also be obtained from any provincial police detachment across Canada.  However, not all police documents are treated the same.  For example, a police document that is issued...

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14 Jul
Authentication and Legalization Service or Process Server

In recent months, it has come to our attention that there has been some confusion surrounding companies that provide Canadian document authentication and legalization services. The bulk of the Canadian documents that are being used abroad first must be recognized (authenticated) by Global Affairs Canada (formerly Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada). When...

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14 Jul
Document Authentication and Legalization on a Budget?

Do you need to have your Canadian documents authenticated with the authentication section of Global Affairs Canada (formerly the Department of Foreign Affairs Canada)?  Is there also a need to have your documents legalized at an Embassy or Consular Office?  If so, you might consider reaching out to an authentication and legalization service provider such as Capital...

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12 Jul
Authentication of educational documents for use abroad

If you are looking at moving abroad for the purpose of furthering your educational studies, seeking employment or simply to live then you might be asked to have certain documents authenticated and legalized. In the world of document authentication and legalization there are some other terms that commonly come up such as Apostille or Attestation.  These terms...

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11 Jul
What is Document Authentication and Legalization

If an individual or company is intent on having Canadian documents recognized for use abroad they must go through a system that is referred to as Document Authentication and Legalization.  This can also be referred to as “Apostille”. Quite simply, this process requires document(s) to be stamped by Global Affairs Canada.  The stamp by Global Affairs means...

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10 Jul
Capital Authentication

For members of the general public and business professionals, the world of Canadian document authentication, at the authentication section of Global Affairs Canada and the legalization of documents at an Embassy or Consular Office can be time consuming, frustrating and costly. Our office, has been assisting clients to navigate this process for twenty years.  We offer cost effective...

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