Vancouver Apostille or Authentication & Legalization Services
Vancouver Authentication and Legalization Services, also known as Apostille, is our area of expertise with over 30 years of experience. Our goal is to help individuals use their Canadian documents internationally with peace of mind. Our team has extensive experience in processing a wide range of documents, including British Columbia Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Death Certificates, University Degrees, Power of Attorney, Police Checks, and Corporation Certificates. Our services are easily accessible in Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Coquitlam, and throughout British Columbia at our Global Document Solutions Vancouver service center located at Suite 1000 – 355 Burrard Street.
Global Affairs Canada Authentication of British Columbia Documents
Global Affairs Canada Authentication of British Columbia Documents is performed at their one and only office located in Ottawa. The British Columbia provincial authentication office is located in Victoria and only authenticates documents issued within the province. Note that most embassies require the federal authentication stamp issued by Global Affairs Canada, which is equivalent to an Apostille. There are only a few countries that require the British Columbia authentication stamp. Our team will advise you if this is the case for your document.
The authentication requirements for documents by Global Affairs Canada may change, but our experts, who work with these requirements daily, will ensure that your document qualifies and is authenticated in a timely manner. If you are unsure if your document is suitable for authentication at Global Affairs Canada, our team will provide a consultation to confirm it.
Vancouver Notary Services for Apostille Authentication Legalization - Do I need a Notary for the process?
Regarding the use of a Notary for the Vancouver Apostille Authentication Legalization process, in most cases, a Notary is not required. Most documents qualify using the signature of the issuing authority. In some countries, only the original document issued by the authority can be used, so a Notary is not necessary. However, if a Notary is required, our experts will advise you.
Document Legalization Vancouver Embassy Consulate – Help from The Experts
The final step in making your document valid for use in a foreign country is the legalization by the Embassy Consulate. This step involves having the document signed and stamped by the Embassy Consulate, which is required to make the document equivalent to an Apostille. If you are in Vancouver, you can attend some of the consulates to complete this step, but keep in mind that they may have specific requirements and fees. If you need assistance, we provide a list of Vancouver Embassy Consulates below and handle the authentication stage for you. Most of our clients prefer that we provide both steps, as the legalization step at the Embassy can be the most challenging. Our expertise ensures a stress-free process with updates on any additional requirements for legalization at the Embassy Consulate.
Getting quick and easy Apostille, Authentication, and Legalization services in Vancouver is straightforward with us. Our team has done the hard work for you.