Canadian businesses who trade internationally are required to attest their export and import documents. Trade documents such as a certificate of origin, a commercial invoice, a confirmation of business registration, a manufacturerâs declaration, a representational agreement, an international trade certificate, a certificate of free sale and others all need to undergo the process of authentication and legalization.
Document authentication and legalization performed in Canada is also known as document apostille or document attestation in other countries. Some of the documents also need to be notarized or certified by the local Chamber of Commerce or Board of Trade prior to being submitted for authentication. The requirements for the export documents attestation are country-specific. Contact us to find the requirements for your specific country or see our FAQ section below for more information on the trade documents apostille, authentication, and legalization.
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We assist with a range of activities pertaining to export 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.
Export certificate authentication (a.k.a apostille or attestation) is performed by Global Affairs Canada to certify the validity of the signature, the authority of the signature and identify the stamp or seal on the export certificate.
To have an apostilled or authenticated export 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.
The following are answers to the most common questions we get about export and trade certificate authentication and legalization in Canada.
Legal authentication of the export/import documents in Canada starts with notarization or certification of your document by the local Chamber of Commerce or Board of Trade. The next step is to get it authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Services Section followed by document legalization in an embassy or consulate of the destination country.
If you are not a member of a local chamber of Commerce you can easily get started with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and their easy online certification service. Document Authentication Canada can assist you with all matters pertaining to the legalization of your export certificates.
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.
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.
We pride ourselves on offering the best service in Document Apostille, Document Attestation, Document Authentication and Document Legalization.
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By using Document Authentication Canada's service, you get the 360-degree service experience when it comes to authentication and legalization of your export certificate in Canada. You get to benefit from our experience, prompt delivery, regular updates throughout the process, personal touch, commitment to standards, and network of related professionals.
This means you get:
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