Canadian Incorporation Certificate authentication

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Incorporation Certificate Authentication & Legalization In Canada

Canadian companies operating overseas or looking to expand internationally need to attest their corporate documents for use outside of Canada. Documents such as an incorporation certificate, a certificate of good standing, corporate resolutions and powers of attorney all need to be certified to prove that the signature, the position of an official and the seal on a certified document are genuine to be valid abroad. The process of document certification for use in a foreign country is called document authentication and legalization in Canada. Other countries may refer to this very process as document apostille or document attestation. Document authentication in Canada is performed by Global Affairs Canada. Document legalization is done by the embassy or consulate of the country where the corporate documents are intended to be used. Before you initiate the procedure of authentication and legalization of your certificate of incorporation and other corporate documents, it is important to make sure they are notarized or a certified copy is made by a Canadian Notary Public. See our FAQ section below for more information on the corporate documents apostille, authentication, and legalization.

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To get a quote for document authentication & legalization in Canada get in touch with us:

– Via our web form and receive a quote within 24 hours.
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DAC is your partner for document authentication & legalization

Document Authentication Canada is an all-in-one solution for document authentication and legalization needs in Ottawa, Canada. Let our experts help you with the following services tailored to your specific needs:

  • Assessment of the requirements for document authentication and legalization.
  • Verification of documents for compliance with all the regulations.
  • Document support and accompanying services (notary, translations, etc).
  • Document forwarding and personal delivery.

 

Make sure you are aware of the documents that can’t be authenticated and how working with us speeds up the process & mitigates processing failures. See our complete document authentication and legalization service packages for further details and pricing.

Incorporation Certificate Authentication Process

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Document Preparation

We assist with a range of activities pertaining to incorporation certificate authentication & legalization, also known as document apostille or document attestation. Our services include document notarization, obtaining certified true copies and getting supporting documents or certified translations.

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Document Authentication

Incorporation certificate authentication (a.k.a apostille or attestation) is performed by Global Affairs Canada to certify the validity of the signature on the Incorporation Certificate, the authority of the signature and identify the stamp or seal on the incorporation certificate.

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Document Legalization

To have an apostilled or authenticated incorporation certificate officially recognized in another country, you need to go through the process of document legalization which involves submitting documents at the appropriate embassy or consulate. Leverage our expertise to have it done in an accurate and timely manner.

Frequently Asked Questions

Corporate documents such as a Certificate of Incorporation, Articles of Incorporation, a Certificate of Amalgamation, a Certificate of Good Standing, Director’s Resolutions, a CRA Certificate of Residency or Representation Agreements may be legalized for use abroad.

Keep in mind that Global Affairs Canada requires all corporate documents to be notarized or a certified copy to be made by a Canadian Notary Public. If you require notary assistance, Document Authentication Canada can make certified copies of original corporate documents for you.

Before getting started please check the requirements for legalization by contacting your destination country embassy or consulate in Canada:

  • Global Affairs Canada authenticates only Canadian signatures and bears no responsibility for the contents of the authenticated documents.
  • Copies of the original documents must be certified true copies, that are signed and sealed by a Canadian notary.
  • Documents issued in a foreign language must be translated by a certified Canadian translator into English or French and notarized by a Canadian notary before they can be processed.
  1. We receive a request for a quote from you.
  2. We conduct an assessment of the requirements for your specific case during which we may contact you to receive more information about your documents.
  3. We send you a quote listing the terms and service details.
  4. Upon receipt of the payment from you we:
    – verify your documents comply with all the regulations.
    – may provide support services such as notary, certified translation, etc.
  5. Next, we personally deliver your documents to the Global Affairs Canada for authentication.
  6. Finally, we forward the authenticated documents back to you per the specified mail service or have them further processed at the embassy or consulate depending on your requirements.

Here at DAC, our document authentication and legalization services start at C$90 per document. Bulk order discounts and faster processing prices are also available.

However, all our listed prices are to be used for reference purposes only. To receive a fully accurate quote specific to your individual case, get in touch on 1-855-700-5840 or use our web form.

To have your documents ready for processing you may need to:
  • Obtain a certified translation of your documents.
  • Have your documents notarized.
  • Have your documents package fully compliant with the requirements of Global Affairs Canada and your embassy for proper document legalization.

 

If any of the documents do not meet the proper form, miss supporting documents, or otherwise fail to meet the requirements, your documents may be declined authentication and/or legalization. In this case, the processing time will take longer subject to you having to resupply the documents in full compliance.

Document Authentication Canada thoroughly checks the requirements for each specific case to make sure you don’t pay double. We also deliver your documents to both Global Affairs Canada and your Embassy in Ottawa in person which greatly speeds up the process. See our service packages for further details.

Documents that cannot be authenticated include:
  • Unknown seals or signatures which cannot be verified.
  • Religious documents (for example baptismal certificates, religious marriage certificates, or documents issued by a religious institution).
  • Documents that are glued, laminated, or covered with any substance that would make it difficult to place a stamp on the document.
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