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How to Process Documents at the Panama Embassy or Consulate

The staff at Capital Authentication helps clients with the Authentication and Legalization of Canadian documents for Panama. The Canadian authentication and legalization process is known as Attestation or Apostille. Our clients are diverse and range from individuals looking to retire in Panama to corporations and lawyers seeking to have corporate documents legalized for Panama’s business purposes.

As an expert in the Canadian document authentication and legalization field, the staff at Capital Authentication would welcome the opportunity to discuss your unique situation. During our discussion, we will review your material and ensure that it is accurate. We will confirm that the documents meet Global Affairs Canada’s requirements and the Embassy of Panama. We will also provide you with an expected timeline from start to finish while supplying you with an idea of the expected cost. Our approach remains unique within the industry; we employ a method that we like to refer to as The Completion Time Method. We would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

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Embassy of Panama

130 Albert Street, Suite 803,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5G4

Tel: 613-236-7177

Fax: 613- 236-5775

Common Document Legalization Questions

Our expert staff would welcome the opportunity to assist you with the Canadian Apostille of your Canadian documents at the Embassy of Panama. In Canada, the apostille process is more routinely referred to as authentication and legalization. We typically process personal and corporate documents and work with individuals, companies and law firms. We will advise you of the requirements and provide you with a realistic timeline to apostille your documents at the Embassy of Panama. At the same time, we will provide you with a fully itemized quote.

Our office routinely assists individuals who must provide a Canadian Criminal Records check to someone in Costa Rica. The apostille process is quite straightforward, and in order to save time, it is recommended that you retain a third-party authentication and legalization service, like our office, to assist.

For a free no obligation quote, reach out to our office. We would be happy to discuss your matter, provide you with accurate information as well as a realistic timeline and costing.

Many of our clients use joint language documents such as a Power of Attorney. There are some additional steps that may need to be taken before a joint language Power of Attorney can be authenticated by Global Affairs and legalized by the Embassy of Panama. For example, was the notary fluent in both languages? If not, the Power of Attorney will need to be translated by a certified translator.

As an expert in the authentication and legalization process, our staff can guide you through the requirements so that your documents are processed correctly the first time.

There are a number of factors that have an impact upon the overall cost of having documents legalized at the Embassy of Panama. For instance, the number of documents that you have, whether we can make an appointment to physically attend at the Embassy of Panama or if return couriers are required. The legalization fee is currently in US funds and as a result the exchange rate needs to be taken into consideration along with the cost of obtaining the necessary money order.

It is recommended that you reach out to one of our expert staff who specializes in the Canadian apostille process as it relates to the Embassy of Panama. We would be happy to discuss the authentication and legalization process. We would be more than happy to guide you through the requirements. At the same time, we would also be happy to provide you with an itemized breakdown of the anticipated fees.

Considering the continued impact surrounding Covid-19, the Embassy of Panama has suspended in person submissions. The Embassy of Panama remains efficient with the legalization of documents. They are typically taking about five business days to complete the legalizations.

We would be happy to discuss your unique situation while providing you with an accurate timeline as well as all of the anticipated costs.

There are many instances when it is more convenient for a client to have documents sent directly to our office as opposed to their receiving them first.  For example, government issued documents such as birth certificates can be sent directly to us.  We can receive them and start compiling a client dossier with the authentication and legalization component to commence once we have all of the documents.

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