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Legalization, attestation of document and authentication

Welcome to Canada’s document authentication, legalization, attestation & apostille Ottawa service, making your document globally effective Easily-Accurately-Fast. Authentication, attestation, legalization is a certification of the genuineness of the signature and seal or the position of an official who has the authority to execute, issue, or certify a document so that a document executed, issued or certified in one jurisdiction may be recognized in another jurisdiction. Authentications do not certify the genuineness, legality or credibility of the documents or their contents.

We assist clients to authenticate Canadian documents for the public for a wide range of documents. You may request that a Canadian public document be authenticated by asking us to confirm that a Canadian public official’s signature, seal or stamp on the document is genuine.

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Embassy of Mexico in Ottawa Canada Document legalization

Legalization, authentication and attestation of Canadian documents for use in Mexico

Consular legalization is performed on foreign public documents that must be valid for legal purposes in Mexico.

Legalization may be provided to the signature and/or stamps contained in public documents. It is an act of certification through which the consular official certifies that the signature or seal is from a government office or official, or from a notary located within the consular jurisdiction. This certification does not prejudge the content of the document.

Canada IS NOT a Member State of the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalisation of Foreign Public Documents (known as the Apostille convention), and therefore the interested party must go to the corresponding Mexican consular office to obtain the legalization of any Canadian public document that he wishes to be legally valid in Mexico.

Since Canada is not a member Country of the Hague Apostille Convention, all official Canadian documents must be LEGALIZED in order to be officially accepted and be fully valid in Mexico. The six Mexican Consulates in Canada have the power to legalize Canadian documents issued within their respective jurisdiction.

The Embassy of Mexico in Ottawa has the power to legalize documents issued by Canadian authorities in any of Canada’s provinces or territories.

Documents that can be legalized by Mexican consulate in Ottawa:

1. Birth, marriage, death and divorce certificates.
2. Professional degrees (diplomas); certificates of study from college or university; grade transcripts and report cards.
3. Notarial copies and certificates, notarized powers of attorney.
4. Records, certificates and documents issued by Canadian government departments at the federal or provincial levels.
5. Judicial sentences and rulings.
6. Medical records certified by a notary public.

The following will not be legalized by Mexican consulate in Canada:
1. Documents from countries other than Canada.
2. Wallet-sized birth certificates.
3. Translations or photocopies that have not been stamped and signed by a Canadian notary public or lawyer with notarial powers.
4. Academic documents not bearing the name and signature of the academic authority issuing them.

If you require your documents to be authenticated, you should ensure to have the documents authenticated prior to arranging for travel outside of Canada. Please note that Canadian missions or embassies abroad are often not able to authenticate Canadian documents.

General requirements to legalize documents in The Embassy of Mexico in Ottawa Canada:

1. The document for legalization, authentication and attestation must be an original or certified true copy of the original by a notary public or a commissioner of oath; however many embassies demand the stamp of the Lawyer or the Notary Public to be on the document itself and not on the cover letter of the Lawyer or of the Notary.
2. It must be stamped by the Global Affairs Canada, Authentication of Documents section in Ottawa (Ex Department of Foreign Affairs, International trade and development Canada DFATD).
3. The fees for the embassy of Mexico in Ottawa, Canada vary and depend on the type of document. Please consult with us about the embassy fee for your document.
4. The consular section of Ivory Cost/ Cote d’Ivoire in Canada reserves the exclusive right to grant or reject the legalization of any document, to ask for additional documentations, requirements, changing the processing time and fees without prior notice. “Ottawa-legalization” authentication agent will notify you if any change accrues during your process.

List of the document can be attested, legalized, authenticated or apostille after has been authenticated by Global Affairs Canada, please check with us if there is any specific requirement for your document authentication at the embassy of Mexico in Ottawa Canada.

Personal and legal document:
Educational and work Document:
Business and corporate document:

And much more please contact us for your document authentication request, and then you will receive an easy, fast and accurate total document legalization and attestation solution for your Canadian document at any embassy, consulate or high commission that located in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal or Global Affairs Canada {Ex- authentication of document Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) Canada}.

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