Police Check authentication and legalization in Canada

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Police Check Authentication & Legalization In Canada


Police check legalization is usually performed for use outside Canada. It serves as proof that the signature, the position of an official and the seal on an attested document are genuine. This process is called authentication and legalization in Canada. It is also referred to as apostille or document attestation in some countries.

The following police-issued documents can be authenticated:

  • - Fingerprint certificate
  • - Security clearance
  • - Background check
  • - Criminal record check
  • - RCMP HQ in Ottawa issued criminal record check (black and white version with RCMP seal)

Before getting the document legalized it is important to make sure the police check document is of the correct type. See our FAQ section below for more information on the police check certificate apostille, authentication, and legalization.

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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.
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Police Check Certificate Authentication Process


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We assist with a range of activities pertaining to police check 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

Police check 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 police change certificate.

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Document Legalization

To have an apostilled or authenticated police check 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

The following are answers to the most common questions we get about police check certificate authentication and legalization in Canada.

Special black and white criminal records checks issued directly from Ottawa HQ with RCMP seal as well as the notarized copies of police check certificates can be authenticated and legalized.

A copy of the original that has not been notarized needs the copy to be notarized by the Canadian notary public to be accepted for authentication.

There are three types of criminal record check certificates available in Canada: federally issued, provincially issued and electronically issued ones.

The federally issued RCMP criminal record check certificate is offered by RCMP Headquarters in Ottawa and is the most credible certificate.

The provincial and electronic issued criminal record check certificates are offered by the provincial and municipal police stations.

  • - 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 is 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.

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