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General Information for Attestation / Legalization of Documents

Documents such as Affidavits, Power of Attorney, Wills etc. can be attested by the Consulate General of India, Vancouver.

Please note all applications for attestation have to be submitted at the respective BLS centres in Surrey, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Regina, and not directly at the Consulate General of India, Vancouver. Applicants can book appointment with BLS (https://www.blsindia-canada.com/) or use Postal/walk-in facility for submission of application for documents requiring attestation of documents.

All applicants have to follow prescribed guidelines for each type of services, fill up the relevant form, enclose the requisite documents and pay the fees.

The Consulate General of India reserves the right to reject attestation of documents, the contents of which are objectionable or contrary to the rules.

Type of Documents Particulars
Power of Attorney/Affidavits pertaining to sale, purchase, mortgage, transfer, gift etc. of real estate or movable properties The Power of Attorney (POA) has to be submitted along with the application form at BLS centres in original along with its photocopy. The applicant is required to affix the photograph, at the end of the subject matter on the documents to be attested, followed by specimen signature below the photograph and signatures with name and address of two witnesses.
Please ensure that the applicant signs on the same page as the main contents of the document.
Commercial Documents For attestation of commercial documents, the signatures of Notary Public are required to be authenticated and stamped by Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada (DFATD, Govt. of Canada)at 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, K1N 1J1. A copy of the passport or any other identification document of the Director of the company is required. An authority letter on behalf of the company is required in case it is submitted by anyone else other than the Director of the company.
Attestation of Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate issued by Canadian Govt. The documents issued by Canadian Authorities like Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate, Education Certificate will only be Attested once they are authenticated and stamped by Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada (DFATD, Govt. of Canada) at 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, K1N 1J1
Will /Adoption documents: The Will document is required to be notarized by the Notary Public.
The Adoption document needs to be attested by Notary Public and further authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada (DFATD, Govt. of Canada) at 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, K1N 1J1
Documents issued by Indian Authorities Birth, Death, Marriage and Educational Certificates etc. issued by the Indian authorities in India can also be attested by the High Commission provided the same have been authenticated by the designated officer of the State Government and validated by the Consular/Attestation Section of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi at the address given below or any other agency approved by the Ministry of External Affairs. For details, please check the website http://www.mea.gov.in/apostille.htm
For any queries about the process in India please contact:
SO (Attestation) Telephone 490180403 Intercom 6114, Room no. 0114, Ground floor A Block, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi.

Application Fees

S.NO ATTESTATION TYPE Attestation Fee ICWF Fee BLS Service Charge Total Visa Fee (CAD$)
1 Power of Attorney/Affidavits pertaining to sale, purchase, mortgage, transfer, gift etc. of real estate or movable properties 25 3 1.7 29.7
2 Commercial Documents 62 3 1.7 66.7
3 Attestation of Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate issued by Canadian Govt. 13 3 1.7 17.7
4 Will /Adoption documents 25 3 1.7 29.7
5 Documents issued by Indian Authorities 13 3 1.7 17.7

Please Note:

Please note that the fees / processing charge is non-refundable and non-transferable

Mode of payment:

  • In Person:
    Payment can be made by using the below mention modes only:
    1. Debit Card
    2. Cash (Applicant's are requested to get exact cash as per number of applications)
  • Postal Applications:
    1. Kindly Provide Demand Draft/Money order only in favor of BLS International Services Canada Inc., which includes Passport fee + consular fee + BLS Service charges + Return courier fees, to send back your processed document.
    2. Return courier fees to be added in Demand Draft only if you have not paid online
    3. Kindly do not enclose any cash in your postal application envelope. BLS will not be responsible for the loss of cash or the postal orders.

Document Requirements

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Forms and Annexures

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