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About the Authentication and Legalization Process

Authenticating and legalizing a Canadian death certificate is a three step process. Click below for more information on each of these three steps. Note that death certificates provided by funeral homes are usually not acceptable. Instead, you will need a death certificate issued by your provincial authority. Contact us to discuss the processing requirements for your specific situation!

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Document Preparation

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How We Can Help You

Our friendly experts can help you with the authentication and legalization of a Canadian death certificate. We can assist you in ordering the death certificate from the relevant provincial authority, and in preparing any necessary supporting documents. You send your certificate to our Ottawa office, and we handle all aspects of the authentication and legalization process on your behalf. Contact us today to discuss your situation and how we can help! Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out our quick Get Started form.


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