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Authentication of documents

Documents issued by Canadian Authorities and intended for use in the Republic of Belarus have to be legalized / authentificated both by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada and the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Canada.

To legalize / authentificate an official document the applicant should submit to the Embassy:

1. Photocopy of valid government-issued identification document (for instance passport, citizenship card, permanent resident card, provincial or territorial driver's licence, identification card etc.);

2. Document legalized / authentificated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (information on authentication of documents in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada);

3. Acceptable payment document for 35 EURO per each document;

4. Pre-paid envelope at least 26 cm x 15.9 cm / 10.2" x 6.2" (Xpresspost, FedEx, UPS) with the filled return address (when applying by post).

Processing time is 2-5 business days (does not include postal service).

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