Document Authentication and Legalization
How to Prepare Your Documents
Preparing your documents for the authentication and legalization process can involve any of the following:
- having your documents notarized
- having a notary make certified true copies of your documents
- having certified translations made of your documents
- providing required supporting documents
Click on the buttons below for more info, or contact our friendly specialists to discuss the document preparation requirements that apply to your specific situation!
What requirements apply to me?
Global Affairs Canada sets specific requirements for documents that need authentication. Then each embassy and consulate sets its own requirements for how documents need to be prepared for legalization. To figure out what requirements apply to you contact our friendly specialists for a free consultation, or consult the Global Affairs Canada website and the appropriate embassy or consulate.
How can you help me?
When you contact us for a free consultation the first thing we’ll do is discuss your situation with you to determine the specific document processing requirements that apply. We’ll then help you with these preparations, ensuring your documents are ready for the authentication and legalization process. Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out our quick GET STARTED form (immediately below) and we’ll get right back to you.
Getting started is easy. Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out this quick GET STARTED form and we’ll get back to you right away.
The First Step in Document Authentication and Legalization
Preparing your documents is the first step in the authentication and legalization process. Click on the icons below for info on Steps 2 and 3.
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