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About the Authentication and Legalization Process

The process of  authenticating and legalizing a Canadian marriage certificate typically takes three steps. Click below for more information on each step. Note that in Canada the terms “apostille” and “attestation” also refer to the authentication and legalization process. If you have been told that you need to apostille your Canadian marriage certificate what you will actually be doing is authenticating and legalizing your certificate.

Step 1

Document Preparation

Step 2


Step 3


How We Can Help You

Trust IDC to handle all aspects of the document authentication and legalization process. You send your marriage certificate to us and we handle the rest. We can even help you order a new certificate if necessary. Phone us toll-free at 1-888-433-1011 or fill out our quick Get Started form.


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