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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 Lithuanian Embassy 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.

General requirements to legalize documents in embassy of Russian Federation 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. Russian consulate requires a cover letter/ application form explaining the purpose of use we advise you to submit one with your document authentication, attestation and legalization.(see Russian legalization and authentication forms below)

4. Advisable to submit with your authentication for Russian consulate in Canada supporting documents linking authentication with the provided document (IDs, business/work contracts, travel visas, educational offers, etc.)

5. The fees for document legalization and authentication at the Embassy of Russian in Ottawa, Canada are $42 Canadian dollars per document (for citizens of the Russian Federation) and $112 Canadian dollars per document (for foreign nationals).

6. The consular section 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.

Legalization of documents at Russian embassy in Ottawa:

Legalization of the Canadian documents for presenting in the Russian Federation

Please note that Canada is not a member of The Hague Convention, dated October 5, 1961. This means that the procedure of apostille does not apply in Canada. In view of the above, it is advised that the Canadian corporate and personal documents intended for use in Russia must be certified as to proper legalization, attestation and authentication at the consular offices of the Russian Federation.

Procedure of document legalization, attestation and authentication is determined by the Administrative Regulations of MFA Russia dated June 18, 2012.

Prior to be submitted to the Embassy of Russia in Ottawa Canada for legalization and authentication, any documents issued by Canadian federal or provincial government agencies or certified by a Canadian Notary Public, must be legalized in original stamp only at the global Affairs Canada authentication of document section in Ottawa (Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and Development of Canada). It means that they should have a red stamp and signatures of the duly authorized officials of the Department.

Please find additional information below:

For consular legalization of documents, the applicant must submit to the Embassy following documents:

1. Application Request form
– For personal documents, please use Personal request from at the form section below
– For companies, please use Companies request from at the form section below

2. Original passport or its notarized copy of the applicant or authorized person

3. For companies or person – the Power of attorney for MSQ Visaenterprise Ltd. to represent the interests of the companies or the person for the legalization of document at the Russian embassy;
the Power of attorney must be certified by a Canadian Notary Public and must be legalized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade and Development of Canada and translated into Russian with notarized translation accuracy;

4. Copy of documents;

5. Embassy fees are as follows:
– $42 Canadian dollars per document (for citizens of the Russian Federation);
– $112 Canadian dollars per document (for foreign nationals).
Even if you are holding a Russian passport but representing a Canadian company, and provide with item 2 above, you will pay as Russian citizen for the documents that you are submitting.

The documents subject to the consular legalization at the Russian embassy / consulate must comply with the following requirements:

– They should contain such attributes as number, date, signature, seal;
– Documents must be drafted without erasures and subscriptions, they should not contain unspecified corrections, and they should not be done in pencil;
– Text of the document must be clear and precise, and the signatures of officials and stamps in the documents should be distinct;
– Document, which contains more than one page, must be stapled, numbered and stamped.
– Please allow about 7 business days to process the document.

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 Romania 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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Application Forms (download PDF form by clicking the links below)