Legalizations

Service description

The Embassy offers legalization services for documents that require them. Documents must be legalized in order to make them valid in the Dominican Republic.

Legalizations are usually required for:

  • Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Certificates
  • Power of Attorney
  • Academic Certificates and school records
  • Business Contracts
  • Certificates of Incorporation
  • Single Status Affidavit (Certificate of non-impediment to marriage)
  • Export Certificates
  • Others

 

To whom this service is intended

The general public.

This service is offered by the Consular Section
Tel.: (613) 569-9893 | E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Address: 130 Albert St., Suite 1605, K1P 5G4, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Requirements

1. Power of Attorney and Single Status Affidavit must be notarized.

2. All documents must be authenticated in Global Affairs Canada (the Embassy offers courier service for authentication for an additional fee of USD $50) 

 

Procedure to follow

 Send the original documents to the Embassy along with a prepaid envelope for the return of your documents when they are ready.


Processing time

Up to seven (7) business days

Fees

USD $100 for regular legalization and USD $150 for commercial legalization. Method of payment is draft check or money order only. Payable to: Embassy of the Dominican Republic

Hours of service

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Service channel

In person or via mail (Canada Post, FedEx, DHL, etc.)


Additional information

For more information please contact our Consular Section at (613) 569-9893, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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