Authenticating & Legalizing aCanadian Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product
In order to use your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product in a foreign country, it will likely need to go through the authentication and legalization process. Our experts would welcome the chance to discuss your documents and help you navigate this often confusing process. Contact us for your free consultation.
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About the Authentication and Legalization Process
There are three steps in the authentication & legalization process. Click below for more information on each of these steps. We typically authenticate and legalize the original Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product for our clients, but it may be possible to process a notarized copy instead. Contact us for assistance in determining what will be required to authentication and legalization your specific certificate!
How We Can Help You
Using our services removes the stress involved with navigating this process yourself. You can even have the Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product shipped directly to us from Health Canada, expediting the process. Once received, we handle all required steps of the process and ship the Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product wherever you like. Contact us for your free consultation. Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out our quick Get Started form.
CANADIAN CERTIFICATE OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! We can certainly handle the authentication and legalization of your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product on your behalf. We regularly process Certificate of Pharmaceutical Products for our clients. You can even have it sent directly to us from Health Canada, saving you valuable time. Contact us for more information and to answer any questions you have.
The requirements for the legalization of the Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product can vary depending on the embassy or consulate involved. An original Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product can be authenticated by Global Affairs Canada then legalized at the embassy or consulate of the destination country. Each embassy and consulate has specific requirements for commercial document legalization. Not knowing these requirements in advance can cause significant delays and can even result in your document being returned unprocessed.
An original Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product issued by Health Canada can be authenticated and legalized for use outside of Canada. You will need to contact the person or organization that has requested the Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product to determine if it must be authenticated and legalized. In most cases, the answer is yes. That is because the authentication and legalization process allows a document from Canada to be recognized in a foreign country.
For more information on how to authenticate and legalize your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product, please contact one of our experts.
The total processing time to authenticate and legalize your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product can vary depending on several factors, including the processing time of the embassy or consulate of the destination country.
The processing time at Global Affairs Canada for the authentication process is up to 15 business days, depending on their volume. Each diplomatic mission has its own processing time for legalization of documents, varying between 1 day and 4 weeks. If any steps of the process are not done correctly, or the supporting document requirements are not met, it can result in significant delays.
You have been asked for an “apostille” of your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product. Now what?
The term “apostille” refers to the Hague Apostille Convention. As Canada is not a signatory to the Hague Apostille Convention, you cannot obtain an apostille on a Canadian document. The process in Canada is called authentication and legalization.
Your Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product will need to be authenticated at Global Affairs Canada and then legalized at the embassy or consulate of the destination country. This process can be confusing and lengthy.
Don’t hesitate to contact us speak to one of our expert staff . They will answer your questions and tell you how we can help. Call us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or send us an online enquiry.
There are three steps to the process of authenticating and legalizing a Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product.
Step 2 – submitting your certificate to Global Affairs Canada to be authenticated.
Step 3 – submitting your certificate to the diplomatic mission for legalization.
Click on the links above for more information on each step, or contact us to speak with an expert who would be happy to answer your questions.
The price for authentication and legalization of a Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product can depend on a few factors, such as the destination country, your deadline and what services you require. We do have our service fee rates posted on our website. However, our fees vary depending on your deadline and the number of documents. The consular fees and other variables will depend on which country is involved.
Contact our knowledgeable staff to discuss your options and they will provide you with a detailed quote. Contact us here or call us at 1-888-433-1011.
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