Birth Certificate FAQ's

Birth Certificate FAQ’s

Countries that you will need to use the Apostille Process

The countries that will request that you get an Apostille include: A Albania Andorra Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan B Bahamas Bahrain Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burundi C Cabo Verde Canada Chile Colombia Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic D Denmark

Countries that you will need to use the Authentication and Legalization Process

List of Countries you will need to use the Authentication and Legalization Process for a Canadian Document For your reference, we have provided a list of countries that have not ratified the Apostille Convention. It is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of this information. Afghanistan Algeria Angola Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Burkina Faso Cambodia Cameroon

Which other documents might I need to get an Apostille or Authenticated and Legalized with my Birth Certificate?

Additional Document Authentication and Legalization Requirements for Foreign Use Depending on the purpose of your Birth Certificate in a foreign country, it may be necessary to apostille or authenticate and legalize additional documents such as Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates, Police Checks, University Degrees, and more. To ensure compliance with the requirements of the requesting party,

Where can I get a Canadian Birth Certificate?

If you have never ordered a Birth Certificate, you have misplaced or lost your Birth Certificate, the original you have is damaged, or the document was issued a long time ago, you can order a new or a replacement Birth Certificate from the Provincial Vital Statistics Department in the province where the birth took place.

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