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About the Authentication and Legalization Process

Document authentication and legalization is a three step process – click below for more information on each step. Your Manufacturer’s Declaration will need to first be certified by your local CFIA office. Authentication then happens at Global Affairs. The final step of legalization is done by the relevant embassy or diplomatic mission. Note that in Canada the terms “apostille” and “attestation” are also used to refer to the authentication and legalization process. Contact us to clarify the specific processing requirements that apply to your Manufacturer’s Declaration.

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Document Preparation

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How We Can Help You

We can expedite the authentication and legalization of your Manufacturer’s Declaration, saving you weeks of processing time. Our staff specialize in the authentication and legalization of commercial documents for use abroad. Contact us for more information about our services and to get answers to any questions you have. Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out our quick GET STARTED form.


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