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Notice ***MUST READ***[NOTARIZATION / CONFIRMATION] Canadian Criminal Record Check (C.R.C.) Notarization

DATE
2021-03-01


 Changes to legalization procedures with effect from 19 April 2021


Please be advised that as of 19 April 2021, the Canadian documents for use in Korea are required to be additionally authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or the Provincial Government Authentication Service before the legalization by the Korean Consulate in Toronto. 



Since Canada is not a Country member of the Hague Apostille Convention, all official Canadian documents must be LEGALIZED in order to be officially accepted and have full validity in Korea.


[LIST OF AUTHENTICATION OFFICES]

 CANADA

 CLICK HERE

Global Affairs Canada

Authentication Services Section(JLAC)

 

Email: docs@international.gc.ca

Phone: 1-833-928-1551

 ON

 CLICK HERE

Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

Phone: 416-325-8416

 MB

 CLICK HERE

City of Winnipeg

Commissioner for Oaths/Notary Public Appointments,

Renewals and Authentications

Email: comforoath@gov.mb.ca

Phone: 204-945-2654

Toll-free: 1-866-323-4249 (in Manitoba)



Only Criminal Record Checks issued within the last 6 months by RCMP in our jurisdiction (Ontario and Manitoba) will be accepted.

 

1. In-person
(1) ORIGINAL RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been firstly notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Provincial Government Authentication Service  

(2) Fee: C$5.20 per copy *cash or debit card only

(3) Applicant’s passport

2. By a Third party

- If you currently reside in Korea, you must apply through a representative who resides in our jurisdiction (Ontario and Manitoba).

(1) ORIGINAL RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been firstly notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Provincial Government Authentication Service  

(2) A photocopy of the applicant’s passport (picture page only)
(3) A photo ID of the representative

(4) Fee: C$5.20 per copy *cash or debit card only

   

3. By Mail

(1) Application for Notarial Service (attached)
(2) ORIGINAL RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or RCMP CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK which has been firstly notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Provincial Government Authentication Service  

(3) A photocopy of the applicant’s passport (picture page only)

(4) Fee: C$5.20 per copy - Money Order (Payable to:“Korean Consulate“)

    *We do NOT accept personal cheque!

    *Outside Canada: KEB HANA BANK MONEY ORDER ONLY

(5) (Within Canada) PREPAID AND SELF ADDRESSED Xpresspost return envelope (Xpresspost - CANADA POST ONLY)
    (Outside Canada) PREPAID AND SELF ADDRESSED DHL return envelope (Air Waybill must be included)





*** WE DO NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS FORWARDED ON YOUR BEHALF FROM THE CANADIAN OR PROVINCIAL AUTHENTICATION SERVICES. YOUR DOCUMENTS MUST BE SENT IN BY THE APPLICANT, OR THEIR DESIGNATED THIRD-PARTY REPRESENTATIVE. 

*** WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DELAYED, LOST, DAMAGED OR STOLEN MAIL.

*** THE PROCESSING TIME WILL DEPEND ON THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS. (MIN. 3~4 BUSINESS DAYS)




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