Power of Attorney authentication and legalization in Canada

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Power Of Attorney Authentication & Legalization In Canada


A notarized power of attorney has to undergo the proper attestation to be valid outside of Canada. This process is called authentication and legalization in Canada and apostille or document attestation in some other countries. It proves that the signature of a principal, the position of an official and the seal on a certified document are genuine.

Power of attorney authentication is performed by Global Affairs Canada. Document legalization is done by the Embassy or Consulate of the country where the document is intended to be used. See our FAQ section below for more information on the power of attorney 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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  • Save you money needed to travel to Ottawa.
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The Process Of Getting Power Of Attorney Authenticated


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Document Preparation

We assist with a range of activities pertaining to power of attorney 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

Power of attorney 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 power of attorney.

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Document Legalization

To have an apostilled or authenticated power of attorney 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 power of attorney authentication and legalization in Canada.

In order to be accepted by Global Affairs Canada for further authentication the power of attorney must be notarized first. This step requires you to be personally present due to the fact that the power of attorney must be signed and dated by the principal to become a legally enforceable document.

The proper language for your power of attorney is one of Canada’s official languages which is either English or French. If your power of attorney is in a different language, it requires a translated version that has been prepared by a Canadian certified translator and further notarized.

  • - 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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