Consulate General in Toronto

Power of attorney and documents signed by a notary public


1. The original document with the name, seal and signature of the Notary Public. In order to legalize the document:

1.1. Previously it must be authenticated by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) (see the following link) or by one of the following authorities:

a) Alberta:

Official Documents and Appointments
Room 111, Bowker Building
9833 109 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 2E8
Telephone: (780) 427-5069

b) British Columbia:

b1) Orders in Council Administration
2nd Floor, 553 Superior Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Telephone: (250) 387-4376

b2) The Law Society of British Columbia:
845 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC  V6B 4Z9
Telephone: 604-669-2533
Fax: 604-669-5232

c) Manitoba:

Office of Consumer & Corporate Affairs
1034 405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3L6
Telephone: (204) 945-2654

d) Saskatchewan:

Deputy Provincial Secretary
8th Floor, 1874 Scarth Street
Regina, SK S4P 4B3
Telephone: (306) 787-3899

e) Ontario:

Official Documents Services
222 Jarvis St. Main Floor Toronto, ON M7A0B6

Telephone: (416) 325-8416


1.2. If the notary public has his signature registered at this Consulate General, the document can be legalized by this Consulate General directly, without the authentication of the Canadian authorities mentioned in point 1.1. The list of notaries registered at this Consulate General can be consulted at the following link of our website.

2. Send the original document/s to this Consulate General accompanied by this form already completed and signed.

3. You may submit the documents either by mail or in person along with a Certified Cheque or Money Order payable to: "Consulate General of Argentina", per each document. Check the consular fees here. Include a prepaid envelope or courier slip, with the waybill duly completed, to return the documents to you, unless it is picked up personally at our office. We recommend you write down the number of the tracking number of the envelope you are enclosing to us.


1. The documents will be processed and returned in 5 working days, as from the date of the arrival via the prepaid envelope menioned above. Rush process legalizations are issued within 48 hs. and they are subject to the rush process service fee per each document. Check the legalization fee here.

2. Check the status of your application to Canada Post or the Courier chosen, upon our intervention with the tracking number already mentioned. For contacting Canada Post, click here.

3. If the applicant has not accompanied a prepaid envelope or courier slip, he/she will have either to send a prepaid envelope/courier slip to us or come personally to our Office to pick up the document/s. In order to automatize the process, we highly recommend the applicant to choose the mail option.

Note 1: This General Consulate does not take responsibility for delays or losses in the mail or courier. For the returning of documents, FEDEX labels with the contact details of this Consulate will NOT be accepted (field 1 "From / Expéditeur")

Note 2: Canada is not member of the Convention of The Hague referred to "APOSTILLE".

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