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How to Process Documents at the Embassy or Consulate of Spain

The staff at Capital Authentication assists clients with the Canadian Apostille or Attestation process. This process is more commonly referred to as Authentication and Legalization of Canadian documents. Our clients typically are individuals who are seeking to relocate to Spain and they need to validate certain Canadian documents. One of the most common documents is an RCMP Criminal Records Check. We also have extensive experience with other documentation such a educational credentials and personal documents. From a corporate standpoint, we regularly assist corporations and lawyers with processing their required corporate documents.
As an expert in the Canadian document authentication and legalization field, we 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 diplomatic mission of Spain. We will discuss whether you have obtained the correct Criminal Records Check. At the same time, we will also provide you with an expected timeline from start to finish while supplying you with a fully itemized quote. Our approach remains unique within the industry, and we employ what we refer to as The Completion Time Method when authenticating and legalizing Canadian documents for use abroad. We would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

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Embassy of Spain

74 Stanley Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K1M 1P4

Tel: 613-747-2252

Fax: 613-744-1224

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 Spain or the Consulate of Spain. 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 either the Embassy of Spain or Consulate of Spain. 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 Spain. 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.

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.

There are a number of factors that have an impact upon the overall cost of having documents legalized at the Embassy of Spain. First and foremost, we will confirm if your document(s) are to be directed to the Embassy of Spain or the Consulate of Spain. Once confirmed, we can figure out the costing based upon the number of documents that you have, whether we can make an appointment to physically attend at the Embassy of Spain or if return couriers are required. The legalization fee is currently $10.70 Canadian per document which is payable in cash or 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 diplomatic mission of Spain. 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.

Despite the continued impact surrounding Covid-19, the Embassy of Spain has resumed accepting appointments to complete the legalization of documents. In other words, we expect to be able to complete the process when we attend at the Embassy. We are hopeful that the Embassy of Spain will continue in person processing as opposed to the requirements to courier to and receive back by courier as employed by some diplomatic missions. In the event that your documents must be directed to the Consulate of Spain, in Toronto or Montreal, we can assist and provide you with a timeline as well as cost information.

The diplomatic mission of Spain strongly enforces jurisdiction. Depending upon where the documents originate will dictate whether one has access to the Embassy of Spain in Ottawa or a Consulate located in Toronto or Montreal.

A quick consultation with our helpful staff will answer the questions that you might have as it relates to the authentication and legalization process and the Embassy or Consulate of Spain.

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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