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14 Jan
Canadian Document Authentication Process
Who can authenticate documents in Canada

For anyone needing to use Canadian documents in a foreign country they may be required to have them processed through a system that is referred to as Authentication and Legalization.  It is also referred to as Apostille or Attestation.  We are often asked the question “who can authenticate documents in Canada” and are my documents...

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13 Jan
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Foreign Language Documents and Global Affairs Canada

It is not uncommon for clients to send us documents that are not in English or French, in a foreign language for in a combination of English/French and a foreign language.  Any document that is not totally in English or French will require translation by a certified Canadian translator before they can be authenticated with...

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13 Jan
Canadian Criminal Records Check
Canadian Criminal Records Check

Going abroad for the purpose of work, study or residence may require certain Canadian documents be authenticated and legalized.  This process can often be referred to as Apostille or Attestation.  One might be asked for a Canadian Criminal Records Check, a Police Clearance Letter or a Certified Criminal Records Check.  Each of these three documents are...

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07 Jan
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How to obtain court documents for Authentication and Legalization

Depending upon your circumstances, you might be required to have certain Canadian court documents used in a foreign country. In our experience, it is not uncommon for court documents to require authentication and legalization, this process is sometimes referred to as the Canadian Apostille Process.  As a Canadian authentication legalization service our office can definitely...

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14 Dec
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Authentication and Legalization Service

Retaining an authentication and legalization service should be considered when Canadian documents need to be stamped for use abroad.  The benefits of retaining an experienced authentication and legalization service cannot be understated.  Avoid added stress, processing delays and added costs by utilizing a cost effective specialist in the field of Canadian document authentication and leglization....

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28 Oct
authentication services Ottawa
Authentication Services Ottawa

When needing to use Canadian documents in a foreign country the process can be confusing and time consuming especially if one attempts to manage the process on their own.  Trying to decide how to proceed can be as complicated as not being sure whether to turn right or left.  A simple search in Ottawa will...

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28 Oct
authentication and legalization of court documents
Authentication and Legalization of Court Documents

The authentication and legalization of court documents can be tricky and it is recommended that one use an authentication and legalization service provider.  Because of this, it begs the question: are all court documents issued correctly in Canada for the purpose of being Authenticated and Legalized (Apostille) for use in a foreign country? The quickest...

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19 Sep
authentication legalization services for italy
Authentication Legalization Services – Italy

When travelling abroad one might be required to have some of their Canadian documents authenticated and legalized in order to be used in a foreign country.  An  example of some of the personal documents that might need to be authenticated and legalized could be a birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate.  The authentication and legalization process...

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19 Sep
What is document authentication and legalization
What is Document Authentication and Legalization

Document Authentication and Legalization is the Canadian equivalent to the “Apostille”.  In general terms, the overall process for document authentication and legalization is surprisingly quite simple.  However, there are a number of factors that can cause delays, frustration and an increase in overall expense when one attempts this process ones documents on their own.  It...

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17 Sep
Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication
Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication

For anyone travelling abroad for additional schooling, employment, travel, exporting goods there is a real possibility for needing Canadian documents authenticated by Global Affairs Canada.  The Global Affairs Canada Document Authentication section receives a massive amount of couriers and lettermail requesting this service each and every business day.  Because of this, there can be a...

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16 Sep
Canadian document authentication for Thailand
Document Authentication Legalization of Canadian Educational Documents for Use in Thailand

Our office has been repeatedly asked for our authentication legalization services.  In particular, we have seen an increased demand for assistance with the authentication and legalization of Canadian educational documents for use in Thailand.  If you are seeking a teaching position in Thailand chances are you will be required to have your Canadian educational documents,...

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01 Sep
Document Authentication at Global Affairs Canada
Global Affairs Canada

With the most recent change in Federal government leadership there came with it some changes to Federal Government Departments.  Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has replaced what had been formerly known as Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada.  This office still provides the same great service except now they have a new name that...

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