We are excited to share with you that the Ontario Government will begin to provide Apostille Services in January 2024 read more about it here.
Ontario Document Authentication Service
Authenticating Documents in Ontario has never been easier with Global Document Solutions services. Our 30 years of serving clients in cities like Ottawa, Toronto, Mississauga, North York, and others in Ontario have made us the go-to experts.
Despite Global Affairs Canada's suspension of same-day service, Ontario Official Document Services (ODS) remains "Open for Business" and offers in-person service, providing a faster alternative to Global Affairs Canada. Our experts will determine if your document is eligible for the process and if it will be accepted by the target country's embassy.
Ontario Official Document Service Requirements
Requirements for Ontario Official Document Services Official documents are needed when conducting important matters abroad, whether it's for personal reasons like a new birth, employment, marriage, education, or for a business needing corporate documents or powers of attorney for foreign markets. Our experts will assist you with your needs.
The requirements for ODS are simple. If a document is Notarized or Commissioned in Ontario, it can be authenticated. ODS does not verify the content of the document, only the seal, stamp, and signature of the Ontario Notary Public or Commissioner appointed by the Ministry of the Attorney General. If you have a vital statistic document like a birth, marriage, or death certificate issued by the Registrar General of Ontario, ODS can authenticate it without the need for notarization or commissioning.
Types of Documents Ontario Official Document Services Authenticates
Ontario Document Services ODS authenticates all types of documents. Some of the more common ones include: