Retirement in Costa Rica – Authentication and Legalization, or Apostille, of Canadian Documents

Published on Friday, September 26, 2014

When planning your retirement in Costa Rica, you should consider what documents you will need and whether your documents have to be authenticated and legalized, also commonly referred to as apostille.

What documents are commonly required for use in Panama?

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 Costa Rica to discuss your situation and ensure you have everything you need.

At International Documents Canada we help our clients with the authentication and legalization of Canadian documents. We offer expert document authentication and legalization services and can process your documents, often in a just a few days. We would welcome a chance to discuss your particular needs and assist you with the process. Contact us to make sure it is done right!

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