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Notice ***MUST READ***[NOTARIZATION / CONFIRMATION] University Degree (or transcripts) Confirmation

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

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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)



1. In-person
(1) A photocopy of university degree (or transcripts) which has been notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or the Provincial Government Authentication Service

*** Only documents notarized by lawyers(status in private practice) registered with The Law Society of Ontario or The Law Society of Manitoba are accepted.

*** The Law Society of Ontario Homepage : https://www2.lsuc.on.ca/LawyerParalegalDirectory/loadSearchPage.do

*** The Law Society of Manitoba Homepage : https://lawsociety.mb.ca/for-the-public/finding-a-lawyer/lawyer-lookup/

 

The following items MUST be included by the Notary Public:

- Official Seal of the Notary Public

- Full name of the Notary Public

- Signature of the Notary Public

- Date of Notarization

- Full contact information of the Notary Public including telephone number and address

(2) Original degree (or transcripts)

(3) Fee: C$5.20 per document *cash or debit card only

(4) Applicant’s passport

2. By a Third party (If currently residing in Korea)

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

 

(1) A photocopy of university degree (or transcripts) which has been notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by  the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or the Provincial Government Authentication Service

*** Only documents notarized by lawyers(status in private practice) registered with The Law Society of Ontario or The Law Society of Manitoba are accepted.

*** The Law Society of Ontario Homepage : https://www2.lsuc.on.ca/LawyerParalegalDirectory/loadSearchPage.do

*** The Law Society of Manitoba Homepage : https://lawsociety.mb.ca/for-the-public/finding-a-lawyer/lawyer-lookup/

 

The following items MUST be included by the Notary Public:

- Official Seal of the Notary Public

- Full name of the Notary Public

- Signature of the Notary Public

- Date of Notarization

- Full contact information of the Notary Public including telephone number and address

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

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

   

3. By Mail

(1) Application for Notarial Service (attached)
(2) A photocopy of university degree (or transcripts) which has been notarized by a lawyer office in Ontario or Manitoba and additionally authenticated by the Global Affairs Canada Authentication Sector (JLAC) or the Provincial Government Authentication Service

*** Only documents notarized by lawyers(status in private practice) registered with The Law Society of Ontario or The Law Society of Manitoba are accepted.

*** The Law Society of Ontario Homepage : https://www2.lsuc.on.ca/LawyerParalegalDirectory/loadSearchPage.do

*** The Law Society of Manitoba Homepage : https://lawsociety.mb.ca/for-the-public/finding-a-lawyer/lawyer-lookup/

 

The following items MUST be included by the Notary Public:

- Official Seal of the Notary Public

- Full name of the Notary Public

- Signature of the Notary Public

- Date of Notarization

- Full contact information of the Notary Public including telephone number and address

(3) A photocopy of the applicant’s passport

(4) Fee: C$5.20 per document - 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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