Have you been asked to get a document apostilled or authenticated? If so, your document must go through a specialized process to make it valid for international use. We offer apostille services in Vancouver to streamline the process for you.
Apostille of documents for use abroad
Apostille is a form of authentication issued to documents for use in countries that participate in the Hague Convention of 1961. Canada is not a party to the Hague Convention, so it is not possible to get an apostille certificate issued in Canada. Instead, you need the Canadian equivalent of apostille, which is done by a three-step procedure: (1) notarize, (2) authenticate, and (3) legalize. Once these three steps are completed, your Canadian document is valid for use overseas.
Trusted help for your international document needs
We can guide you through each of the three steps to get your documents ready for international use. Apostille services in Vancouver are provided at Invicta Law Corporation by Maria Campos LL.M.
Our authentication, legalization, and apostille services in Vancouver include assistance with:
- Immigration and travel documents
- Vital statistics certificates (birth, marriage and death certificates)
- Estate matters (wills, powers of attorney, foreign probate files)
- Foreign judgments
- International property transfers
- Business registrations/incorporations and patents
- Destination wedding documents
How to start the process
First, contact Invicta Law and let us know what document you need and where you need to use it. Legalization, authentication, and apostille requirements vary from country to country and can depend on the document’s intended use. We will verify the legal requirements, provide you with a quote for our services, and answer any questions you may have.
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