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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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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.

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Vancouver Embassy Consular Contact Information

  • Australia ¬†1075 West Georgia Street, ¬†Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3G2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 694-6160¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-1856
  • Austria ¬†595 Howe Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 2T5,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 687-3338¬†Fax¬†(888) 665-4615
  • Barbados ¬†19984 - 76th Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V2Y 1S1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 533-4622¬†Fax¬†(604) 533-4622
  • Belgium ¬†166, West 10th Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V5Y 1R8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 879-7782
  • Belize ¬†P1 - 1250 Blackwood Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V4B 3T9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 531-2212¬†Fax¬†(604) 648-9095
  • Brazil ¬†666 Burrard Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 2X8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 696-5311¬†Fax¬†(604) 696-5366
  • Burkina Faso ¬†1185 West Georgia Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4E6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-0788¬†Fax¬†(604) 688-0778
  • Chile ¬†1250 - 1185 West Georgia Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4E6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 681-9162/307-2245 (24h)¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-0624¬†Web¬†www.chilevan.ca(link is external)¬†Email¬†consulado@chilevancouver.com(link sends e-mail)
  • China ¬†3380 Granville Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6H 3K3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 734-7492, (778) 238-0003 (24h), or (604) 731-6863¬†Fax¬†(604) 737-0154 or (604) 736-4343
  • China ¬†288-1338 West Broadway, Vancouver,¬†V6H 2E6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 734-0704¬†Fax¬†(604) 734-0311
  • China ¬†2215 Eddington Drive,Vancouver,¬†V6L 2E6,¬†Canada¬†Fax¬†(604) 738-1801
  • Colombia ¬†1090 West Georgia Street, Suite 1340,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3V7,¬†Canada
  • Costa Rica ¬†1611 Evelyn Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7J 3S9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 983-2152¬†Fax¬†(604) 983-2152
  • Cote d'Ivoire ¬†48-4100 Salish Drive, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6N 3M2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(778) 241 7922¬†Fax¬†(604) 266-6529
  • Cyprus ¬†435 Donald Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V3K 3Z9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 936-2268¬†Fax¬†(604) 936-2168
  • Czech Republic ¬†112-118 Homer Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 6L5,¬†Canada
  • Denmark ¬†101 - 245 Fell Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7P 2K1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 982-8892¬†Fax¬†(604) 985-2855
  • El Salvador¬†938 Howe Street, Suite 411,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6Z 1N9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 732-8142¬†Fax¬†(604) 696-0038
  • Estonia ¬†570-1285 West Pender Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4B1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 683-3000 x 105¬†Fax¬†(604) 662-3457
  • Finland ¬†1188 West Georgia Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4A2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-4483¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-8237
  • France ¬†1130, West Pender Street, Suite 1100, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4A4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 681-4345¬†Fax¬†(604) 681-4287¬†Web¬†http://consulfrance-vancouver.org(link is external)¬†Email¬†consulat_france_bc@mindlink.bc.ca(link sends e-mail)
  • Germany ¬†World Trade Centre, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3E1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-8377/218-1390 (18h to 24h)¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-8334¬†Web¬†www.canada.diplo.de(link is external)¬†Email¬†info@vancouver.diplo.de(link sends e-mail)
  • Greece ¬†500 - 688 West Hastings Street,Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 1P1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 681-1381 (604)721-6077 or 925-2039(24H)¬†Fax¬†(604) 681-6656
  • Greece ¬†2574 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†Canada
  • Guinea ¬†404-999 Canada Place, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3E2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 641-1393 x 510
  • Hungary ¬†1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6J 4Y6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 730-7321¬†Fax¬†(604) 730-7339¬†Web¬†www.hungarianconsulatebc.com(link is external)¬†Email¬†amolnar@telus.net(link sends e-mail)
  • Iceland ¬†940 Younette Drive, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7T 1S9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 922-0854
  • India ¬†325 Howe Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 1Z7,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 662-8811¬†Fax¬†(604) 682-2471/682-3556¬†Web¬†www.cgivancouver.com(link is external)¬†Email¬†indiapscg@telus.net(link sends e-mail)
  • Indonesia ¬†1630 Alberni Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6G 1A6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 682-8855¬†Fax¬†(604) 662-8396
  • Indonesia ¬†1300 - 1500 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†V6G 2Z6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†778-373-4916¬†Fax¬†604-685-1520
  • Ireland ¬†210-837 Beatty Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 2M6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 683-9233¬†Fax¬†(604) 683-8402
  • Italy ¬†510 West Hasting Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 1L8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-7288, or (604) 688-0809¬†Fax¬†(604)685-4263¬†Web¬†www.consvancouver.esteri.it(link is external)¬†Email¬†consolato.vancouver@esteri.it(link sends e-mail)
  • Japan ¬†1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2K9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-5868¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-6939
  • Jordan ¬†950-789 West Pender Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6H 1H2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 685-9200¬†Fax¬†(866) 285-8886
  • Korea, Republic ¬†1090 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3V7,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 681-9581/2¬†Fax¬†(604) 681-4864
  • Korea, Republic ¬†780-999 Canada Place, Vancouver,¬†V6C 3E1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 683-1820¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-6249
  • Lesotho ¬†555 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 1Z5,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 681-9887¬†Fax¬†(604) 681-8087
  • Lithuania ¬†1088 Salsbury Drive, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V5L 4A7,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 999-1904¬†Fax¬†(604) 874-4180
  • Luxembourg ¬†Suite 1100-925 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3L2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 408-5616¬†Fax¬†(604) 408-5637
  • Malaysia ¬†1805-111 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4M3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 685-9550¬†Fax (604) 685-9520
  • Malta ¬†1880 - 1066 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3X1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-7861¬†Fax¬†(604) 688-0426
  • Mauritius ¬†1453 Laurier Avenue, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6H 1Z2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 520-1013¬†Fax¬†(604) 520-1413
  • Mexico ¬†1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2K3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-3547, 684-1859¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-2485¬†Web¬†www.consulmexvan.com(link is external)¬†Email¬†mexico@consulmexvan.com(link sends e-mail)
  • Mexico ¬†200 Granville Street, Vancouver,¬†V6C 1S4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 682-3648¬†Fax¬†(604) 682-1355
  • Mexico ¬†United Kingdom Building 409 Granville Street, Suite 658, Vancouver,¬†V6C 1T2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 669-2845¬†Fax¬†(604) 669-3498
  • Monaco ¬†PH-2225 Twin Creek Place, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7S 3K4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 925-0210/cell 862-6878¬†Fax¬†(604)-925-0210
  • Mongolia ¬†c/o Heenan Blaikie LLP, 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2E9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 891-1194¬†Fax¬†(866) 591-8103
  • Montenegro ¬†1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2K3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 608-1766¬†Fax¬†(604) 608-1744
  • Netherlands ¬†595 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1C4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-6448¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-3549
  • New Zealand ¬†888 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3K4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-7388¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-7333
  • Norway ¬†1480 - 1188 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4A2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 682-7977¬†Fax¬†(604) 682-8376
  • Pakistan ¬†Suite 1400 - 510 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 1L8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 569-1415¬†Fax¬†(604) 569-2180¬†Web¬†www.pcgv.org(link is external)¬†Email¬†info@pakistanconsulatevancouver.com(link sends e-mail)
  • Peru ¬†505 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1M3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 662-8880¬†Fax¬†(604) 662-3564¬†Web¬†www.consuladoperu.ca(link is external)¬†Email¬†infovan@consuladoperu.ca(link sends e-mail)
  • Philippines ¬†700 West Pender Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 1G8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 685-7645 / (604) 613-0942 (24h)¬†Fax¬†(604) 685-9945
  • Philippines ¬†675 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†V6B 1N2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 682-5770¬†Fax¬†(604) 692-0887
  • Poland ¬†1177 West Hastings Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2K3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-3530/688-4730 or 988-4062 (24h)¬†Fax¬†(604) 688-3537
  • Portugal ¬†925 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3L2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-6514, 806-0990¬†Fax¬†(604) 685-7042
  • Romania ¬†555 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1M8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 633-0986 or (604) 369-3286 (24h)¬†Fax¬†(604) 633-0757
  • Russia ¬†212-475 Howe Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 2X6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 559-7877¬†Fax¬†(604) 620-5009
  • Senegal ¬†555 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1M8,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-5356¬†Fax¬†(604) 443-5001
  • Serbia ¬†7411 Vantage Way, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6J 4J5,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 940-3535¬†Fax¬†(604) 946-5418¬†Email¬†consul@scgconsulate.bc.ca(link sends e-mail)
  • Singapore ¬†1095 West Pender Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2M6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 622-5281¬†Fax¬†(604) 685-2471
  • Slovak Republic ¬†289 Abbot Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 2K7,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 682-0991¬†Fax¬†(604) 682-0991¬†Web¬†www.slovak.org(link is external)¬†Email¬†stan.lisiak@gmail.com(link sends e-mail)
  • Slovenia ¬†595 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1J5,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 905-8599¬†Fax¬†(604) 938-9409
  • Solomon Islands ¬†Suite 500 - 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3P6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 638-6548¬†Fax¬†(604) 637-9616¬†Web¬†www.siconsulate.com(link is external)¬†Email¬†canada@siconsulate.com(link sends e-mail)
  • South Africa ¬†1075 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3C9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 688-1301¬†Fax¬†(604) 688-8193
  • Spain ¬†1035 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6Z 3A3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604)687-8153
  • Sri Lanka ¬†55 Water Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 1A1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 646-3556
  • Sweden ¬†1188 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4A2,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 683-5838
  • Switzerland ¬†World Trade Center, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3E1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 684-2231¬†Fax¬†(604) 684-2806 (24h)
  • Syria ¬†1040 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4H1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 608-4220¬†Fax¬†(604) 682-3161¬†Web¬†www.sawsanhabbal.com(link is external)¬†Email¬†sawsan@telus.net(link sends e-mail)
  • Thailand ¬†1040 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3Z3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 687-1143¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-4434
  • Thailand ¬†1009-1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver,¬†V6E 3Z3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 687-6400¬†Fax¬†(604) 683-6775
  • Tunisia ¬†885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6C 3H1,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 687-5700¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-6314
  • Uganda ¬†1361 Robson Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 1C6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 687-6631¬†Fax¬†(604) 687-5724
  • Ukraine ¬†938 Howe Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6Z 1N9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 331-2505¬†Fax¬†(604) 331-2515
  • United Kingdom ¬†1111 Melville Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 3V6,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 683-4421¬†Fax¬†(604) 681-0693
  • United States of America ¬†1095 West Pender Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 4E9,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 685-4311¬†Fax¬†(604) 685-5285, 685-7304
  • Uruguay ¬†595 Burrard Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V7X 1C4,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 664-5828¬†Fax¬†(604) 664-5838¬†Web¬†www.northstar.ca(link is external)¬†Email¬†s.shepherd@northstar.ca(link sends e-mail)
  • Venezuela ¬†1101-1030 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6E 2Y3,¬†Canada¬†Tel¬†(604) 998-8080¬†Fax¬†(604) 630-2111¬†Internet¬†www.consulvenvancouver.org(link is external)¬†Email¬†info@consulvenvancouver.org(link sends e-mail)
  • Vietnam ¬†605 Robson Street, Suite 800, Vancouver,¬†British Columbia,¬†V6B 5J3,¬†Canada