Schmidt & Schmidt offers the consular legalization of documents from Canada.
Canada has not joined the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, documents from Canada cannot be legalized by apostille, they will be recognized internationally if they undergo the consular legalization.
The following documents can be legalized:
- Excerpts from the Trade Register
- Certificates of civil status (certificates of birth, death, marriage and divorce)
- Education documents (school reports, certificates, diplomas)
- Court decisions
- Notarially certified copies of documents
- Notarially certified translations
- Further notarial documents (authorizations, last will, declarations)
Consular legalization of documents from Canada for use abroad
The legalization of a document is a lengthy procedure in that the document undergoes the multi-step verification. The signature and the seal on the foreign documents are authenticated by the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada. The document is then finally legalized by the respective embassy of the document's state of destination.
Consular legalization of foreign documents for use in Canada
Foreign documents must be legalized before they can be used in Canada. The representations and embassies of Canada all over the world are in charge of this process.
On average, processing the documents takes up to 14 days.
Courier services are charged and invoiced separately according to the courier service’s rates.
You can pay for our services by PayPal, bank transfer or credit card.
|service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for the consular legalization of a document from Canada without international shipping||from 714,00 €||from 600,00 €|