Retiring in Ecuador? Authentication and Legalization “Apostille” of Canadian Documents

Published on Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Many Canadians are choosing Ecuador as a desired place for retirement. Among the many details to consider, you need to determine what documents you will need and whether they need to be authenticated and legalized, also known as “Apostille”. For more information on this process, take a look at this helpful article – What is authentication and legalization?

What documents are commonly required for use in Ecuador?

Your specific document requirements may depend upon your personal situation. Here are some examples of commonly requested documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Death certificate
  • Criminal record check
  • Proof of pension

We recommend that you contact the Embassy of Ecuador to discuss your situation and ensure you have everything you need.

International Documents Canada (IDC) is the expert in authentication and legalization of Canadian documents. We would welcome a chance to discuss your particular needs and make sure it is done right! Contact us toll free at 1-888-433-1011 or visit us at .