Unfortunately Global Affairs Canada is currently experiencing processing delays with those applying themselves having to wait 35 business days for a response. Using our services we can get you the answers you need today to get started. The processing time at the Embassy of Mexico here in Ottawa is typically 5-7 business days but can
Our fees for processing your documents vary depending on the amount of documents you need. The Embassy of Mexico also charges a fee for Legalization which changes each month as it is based on currency exchange rates. For a cost estimate based on your specific needs, use our Quick Quote or call 1-800-336-1132 an ALSC agent
Yes as many of our clients have documents that contain a language other than English or French, this question comes up often. In most cases, the Embassy of Mexico will not have an issue although Global Affairs Canada has strict rules about documents that contain foreign languages. As an example Global Affairs Canada will only
Although we use the Embassy of Mexico in Ottawa exclusively for the legalization of documents there are a few consulates located across Canada that can do it. It's important to know if you are not using the embassy in Ottawa for legalization your documents may need to be authenticated provincially. Below is a list of
Are Canadian Authentication and Legalization stamps accepted as the equivalent to an Apostille stamp in Mexico?
Yes, Authentication and Legalization Stamps together are equivalent to an Apostille Certificate in Mexico as they both validate documents for international use. Countries that have not signed the Hague Apostille Convention agreement like Canada use Authentication and Legalization Stamps while countries like Mexico who have signed the agreement issue an Apostille Certificate.