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Canadian Document Authentication and Legalization Services in Canada: Reliable and Affordable

Get your Canadian documents authenticated and legalized with Globeia. Globeia provides comprehensive authentication and legalization services in Canada for use in other countries around the world that require embassy legalization instead of apostille verification. Globeia's experienced team handles the authentication and legalization process, from obtaining authentication seals through Global Affairs Canada or a relevant ministry in Canada to legalization at the destination country's embassy. Start by submitting a request on the Globeia portal today!

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Globeia's Authentication and Legalization Service for International Documents

Globeia's Authentication and Legalization Service provide a reliable and efficient solution for individuals and businesses seeking to authenticate their documents for international use. With our streamlined process, expert guidance, and commitment to customer satisfaction, Globeia simplifies the complex process of document authentication and legalization.
Authentication cost
Starting from $110
Authentication Turnaround Time
1 week to 3 months*
Legalization cost
Starting from $180
Legalization Turnaround Time
48 hours - 2 weeks**
Notarization (If Applicable) cost
Starting from $55
Translation cost
According to the word count
*depending on the province of issue or notarization of the document
**Based on the Embassy's task load and if the mandatory supporting documents are received by them

Globeia’s Simplified 5-Step Process for Document Authentication & Legalization in Canada

Contact Globeia & Get advice: First, assess your needs. Whether you require apostille or authentication and legalization services, Globeia will assign a case manager to understand your needs, review your documents, and guide you through each step. Mail the original documents to our office and we will take care of the additional steps if required.

Preparing Your Documents: Globeia offers Canadian document notarization and translation services to prepare certain documents seamlessly for authentication and legalization. Once we receive the documents, we will complete any additional steps for specific documents, ensuring your Canadian documents are authenticated and validated.

Document Authentication: Federal and provincial documents are authenticated by Global Affairs Canada or provincial authentication entities, depending on which province issued them or where the document was notarized. Our staff assists in determining the proper authority and streamlines the Canadian document authentication procedure to ensure accuracy and compliance. We ensure that the submission of the documents is based on the appropriate guidelines.

Document Legalization: Your authenticated documents then undergo legalization at your destination country's consulate or embassy in Canada. Globeia handles the submission process, ensuring adherence to embassy guidelines and the efficient legalization of Canadian documents. Globeia keeps you informed if you need to provide mandatory documents directly to the embassy or consulate.

Process completed: Globeia’s team will share the scanned version of the completed documents with you and then send documents to you based on the agreed mode of receipt. You can choose to receive it via courier or pick up the document from our office based on your comfort.
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List of Documents Acceptable for Authentication & Legalization services

  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Divorce Certificates
  • Name Change Certificate
  • Affidavits and Court Orders
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Notarial Acts
  • Degrees and Diplomas
  • Transcripts
  • School Report cards
  • Matriculation and Secondary-level Education Certificates
  • RCMP Certified Criminal Record Checks
  • Driving Abstract
  • Notarized Canadian Passport
  • Bank statements
  • Commercial documents
  • Federal documents
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Authenticate your Documents Easily with Globeia

Travelling abroad comes with many tasks to complete, and one essential aspect is authenticating documents. When travelling to countries like the USA, India, and the UK, you're required to obtain apostille certification.

For non-Hague countries like Kuwait, UAE, and Qatar, you'll need to obtain authentication from Global Affairs in Ottawa Canada or provincial ministries for your Canadian-issued documents. Then, complete the legalization of Canadian documents at consulates or embassies for use in those countries. This process can be lengthy and requires patience.

Globeia provides leading authentication and legalization services in Canada at affordable prices, assisting you in navigating any situation seamlessly. The Globeia team is composed of dedicated authentication and legalization specialists who support every client throughout the application and obtaining process.

Take advantage of Globeia's authentication and legalization services in Canada today!.
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Globeia’s International Authentication & Legalization Services in Canada

Globeia provides authentication for different countries, but in Canada, major countries to get authentication and legalization services include Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE.

Authentication and legalization service for use in Kuwait:

Over 7,000 Canadians reside in Kuwait, and more are moving there for better job opportunities. Since Kuwait isn't part of the Hague Convention, Canadians must authenticate their documents. Global Affairs Canada or provincial authorities issue Canada authentication and certificate attestation for Kuwait. Globeia assists in authenticating Canadian documents for Kuwait. These documents then undergo Kuwait Embassy legalization in Canada. Proper submission is crucial, as the Kuwait embassy may reject improperly submitted documents. Globeia is renowned for its Canadian authentication and legalization services for Kuwait. Contact us today for a quote from our experts.

Authentication and legalization service for Qatar:

When you need to authenticate your documents for use in Qatar, it's essential to understand the specific requirements. The first step is obtaining the Canada certificate attestation for Qatar use from Global Affairs and provincial authorities. Then, submit this document for attestation to the embassy of Qatar in Canada. The Qatar embassy has the right to approve or reject legalization and may also request additional documents, processing time, or fees as per requirements. Dealing with authentication and legalization from Canadian Ministry offices to the Embassy of Qatar in Ottawa is not easy, which is why hiring Globeia helps greatly in authenticating and legalizing Canadian documents for use in Qatar.

Authentication and legalization service for the UAE:

Many Canadians are moving to the UAE for various reasons, such as employment, business, education, and retirement. The UAE is an affordable country that attracts many Canadians. That's why getting Canadian documents authenticated and legalized for use in the UAE is in high demand. Globeia will help in attesting Canadian documents for the UAE from relevant authorities. These Canadian documents attestation is then submitted to the Embassy of the UAE with the proper fees and documents for legalization. With Globeia, you can get your Canadian documents authenticated and legalized for use in the UAE with ease and accuracy. Submit your application today for authentication and legalization services.
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Avail of Our Expedited Document Authentication & Legalization Services in Canada

Fast Processing: We prioritize your application, ensuring swift results through expedited processing

Understanding Requirements: Our team navigates diverse authentication requirements based on document origin and destination country, ensuring compliance and efficiency.

Expedited Embassy Legalization: Experienced agents navigate embassy procedures with precision, ensuring seamless legalization.

Transparent Pricing: With Globeia, you receive upfront pricing, ensuring a hassle-free experience with clear costs.
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Why Choose Globeia for Authentication & Legalization Services in Canada?
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Your application is overseen by a dedicated case manager, ensuring personalized assistance and organized processing.
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What our clients say about us
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"Highly recommend the services of Globeia I had contacted many professional firms to have my documents legalized and decided to trust Globeia for the legalization of my documents. Their processing system was very customer focused. They provide a five star service in today's virtual world."
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What is document authentication and legalization?
Document authentication and legalization is the process of verifying the authenticity of Canadian documents for use in non-Hague member countries. It involves obtaining authentication seals from Global Affairs Canada or provincial authorities and legalization at the destination country's embassy/consulate in Canada.
Which documents require authentication and legalization?
Various documents, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, diplomas, and commercial documents, require authentication and legalization to ensure their validity and acceptance abroad in a country that is not a member of the Hague Apostille Convention. You can contact Globeia for more details
How can Globeia help me in the authentication and legalization process?
Document authentication and legalization involve going through several diplomatic channels. The process can be time-consuming and tiresome for individuals. Globeia facilitates the entire authentication and legalization process, including document preparation, authentication, and legalization. Our experienced team ensures accuracy, compliance, and efficient processing.
How long does the authentication and legalization process take?
The turnaround time varies depending on factors such as document type and the embassy's workload. Typically, authentication may take anywhere from 1 week to 3 months, depending on the ministry that is authorized to issue the authentication, while legalization can range from 48 hours to 2 weeks.
Can Globeia assist with the notarization and translation of documents?
Yes, Globeia offers notarization in Canada and Canadian translation services for certain documents to ensure seamless preparation. Our expert team handles your application with 100% accuracy and ensures documents are properly authenticated and validated.
I need an attestation for my Canadian document from a foreign embassy, can Globeia do this?
Certificate attestation in Canada is commonly used by many authorities, referring to the same process of authentication and legalization. We can certainly assist you with this process. Contact us today and get started.
I have translated my document, will it be acceptable for the authentication process?
If the Canadian translation for the document was completed by a certified translator who is registered with certification boards in Canada, then it would be acceptable. If the translation was completed by a non-certified translator, then it would be rejected.
How long will the process take?
The timeline for completion of the authentication varies depending on the province of issue or notarization of the document. The total time taken to complete the entire process will be shared with you once we have reviewed the document
I have a police certificate that was issued 6 months ago and now needs to be authenticated and legalized. Can Globeia help with this?
The validity of police certificates is determined by organizations that are requesting the document. It would be best to first check if the old one would be acceptable to them, and then we can certainly assist you. We can also assist you in obtaining a new police certificate if required. Contact us to know more about obtaining a new police certificate from Canada
Can Globeia assist with my educational documents to be used in Kuwait?
Yes, Globeia can help with that. Attestation directly refers to the authentication and legalization process in Canada. We can surely assist you with the process. You just need to contact us.
If I have a foreign passport and it was notarized in Canada, can I submit it for the authentication and legalization process?
No, you cannot, because the document does not originate from Canada, so it will not be acceptable for the authentication and legalization process.
What are the specific requirements that an embassy may have to complete the legalization process?
The specific requirements for completing legalization vary between different countries. Typically, most countries require supporting documents such as educational transcripts, letters confirming employment, and other related documents. You can contact Globeia, and we can assist you with the process and provide you with the correct information based on the embassy from where you require legalization.
I have an enrollment letter from my educational institute that needs to be authenticated or attested. How can Globeia help?
Globeia can assist you with the attestation process for your enrollment letter. The document would typically require notarization, followed by authentication and legalization. Simply share the document with Globeia, and we will arrange for the notarization and help you complete the entire process.
Is it necessary to translate my document before submitting it for embassy legalization?
The requirement for document translation before embassy legalization depends on the specific embassy where the documents will be submitted. Globeia can assess the contents of your document and provide appropriate guidance based on the embassy's requirements.
How long does it take to authenticate a birth certificate in Canada?
The authentication of a birth certificate in Canada usually takes between 1 week to 3 months, depending on the timeline of the ministry that is authorized to authenticate the document. If they are facing backlogs, the time may increase.
What is authentication and legalization?
Authentication and legalization are processes used to verify the authenticity of documents for use in foreign countries. Authentication involves verifying the signature and seal of the official who signed the document, confirming that it is genuine. Legalization, on the other hand, is the process of certifying the authenticity of the authentication itself, usually by a foreign embassy or consulate. Together, authentication and legalization ensure that documents issued in one country are recognized and accepted as valid in another, especially in countries that are not part of the Hague Convention.
Who can authenticate documents in Canada?
Documents in Canada can be authenticated by either Global Affairs Canada or provincial authorities, depending on the specific requirements of the country where the documents will be used as well as the province where the document was issued or notarized. Global Affairs Canada handles authentication for federal documents, while some provincial authorities authenticate documents issued within their jurisdiction. Globeia can assist individuals and businesses in navigating the authentication process, ensuring that their documents are properly authenticated for international use.
Can I obtain authentication and legalization services in Ottawa?
Yes, Globeia offers authentication and legalization services in Ottawa. We can guide you through the authentication process at Global Affairs Canada and provide assistance with legalization at embassies or consulates in Ottawa. We also offer authentication and legalization services for Toronto, Alberta, and other locations.
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