Official Documents Services provides:

  • Document Authentication Services: For individuals using Ontario issued documents abroad​.
  • Notary Public Appointment Services: For Ontario lawyers and paralegals to apply to be appointed as a notary public.

Authentication Services

Check if your document is eligible for authentication by Official Documents Services and proceed to submit authentication request online for eligible documents.

If you have received a document with an apostille from Ontario, verify the apostille here.

Notary Public Application Services

If you are licensed by and in good-standing with the Law Society of Ontario, you can apply to be a notary public in Ontario.