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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.

Does your document need to be authenticated?

Authentication requirements differ from country to country. Before sending your documents to be authenticated, please search our website, then contact us to obtain updated legalization, authentication, attestation and apostille information for your Canadian document attestation at the embassy of Qatar in Ottawa Canada.

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.

For Canadian documents to have legal status in Qatar, they must be legalized by the embassy’s Consular Section in Ottawa.

General requirements to legalize documents in embassy of Qatar 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. Attestation, authentication fee CAD $40 for each document at the embassy of Qatar Ottawa Canada
4. A cover letter explaining the purpose of use we advise you to submit one with your document authentication, attestation and legalization.
5. The consular section 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.

Qatar Canadian document legalization/attestation

Qatar is a non- apostille state that has distinct requirements for document legalization so-called embassy legalization. To attest your document by Embassy of The state of Qatar in Ottawa, it recommended using the service of MSQ Visaenterprise – an authentication, attestation and legalization service specialist – in Ottawa, That take great care in processing your documents and provide the highest level of service -your file representative will keep you appraised through every step of the process.

Do you need your documents legalized for Qatar?

Qatar is not a member of The Hague Apostille Convention and any documents sent to this country will require Certification by Global Affairs Canada ex The Canadian ministry of Foreign Affairs and international Trade and Development (DFATD). Please be aware that the Consulate and the Embassy reserve their right to investigate the documentation and may request additional information and/or requirements regarding the documentation and the authentication.

Please note: If you are applying for a Qatari employment or residency visa, you may need to have your criminal record, civil and educational documents “stamped” or authenticated at the Embassy of Qatar (please verify with your employer what documents that you need to attested and take with you to Qatar).

Canadian Academic Document (University Degree and Diploma,…..) legalization procedures at Qatar consular section
Ottawa, Canada:

Kindly note that Qatar consular section strictly authenticates only Canadian Issued degrees, certificates and letters in order to authenticate, attest and legalize your document, the following steps are required:

1. Contact your educational institution and ask them to send a sealed envelope containing the following:

a. The official transcripts of the educational document that you need to authenticate.

b. True Copy Certificate Form (see FROM below) filled and stamped.

The above documents must be mailed directly to the Qatar Consular section address below:

Embassy of the State of Qatar
Consular Section, Attestation Department
150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 800
Ottawa, ON K2P 1P1

2. Send an email to to verify if the Qatar embassy received you above documents, stating your full name and university/educational entity name, kindly forward the conformation replies from the consular to Visaenterprise in order to handover your documents to them.

3. Your following original documents must be authenticated by the “Global Affairs Canada”, Visaenterprise can assist you to complete this step in one day:
a. Original Degree.
b. Original confirmation of graduation letter (letter of completion)
c. Original transcript (another set)

4. Notarized photocopies alone will not be accepted.

5. If a Notary Public’s seal is on the document, it has to be visible on all pages, the impression, and/or the seal.

6. above stated goes for all educational documents.

7. School document and certificate with non-transcripts issued (TESOL, Pilot, school report, letter) must be authenticated by DFATD first, also you must request your educational institute to send a copy of the document directly to the embassy of the State of Qatar in Ottawa, in a sealed envelope.

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 Qatar 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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