Mujeres Mapuches, Región de la Araucanía, Chile
Mujeres Mapuches, Región de la Araucanía, Chile

Consular Information

Legalizations

There are specific instructions for each province:

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Saskatchewan

Province of Alberta

  1. Document (power of attorney/authorization) has to be signed in front of a Notary Public. Documents signed in front of a Commissioner of Oaths will not be accepted.
  2. Obtain an authentication from:
    • Alberta Justice, Administrator, Official Documents and Appointments
    • 9833-109 Street
    • Edmonton, AB T5K 2E8
    • Phone: (780) 427-5069
    • www.gov.ab.ca
  3. Send the document to the Consulate General of Chile in Vancouver to be legalized. Please include payment (we accept only MONEY ORDERS) of US$ 12 per document, payable to the Consulate General of Chile and an EXPRESSPOST envelope, for sending it back to your address. You can also send us a normal stamped envelope. It is also possible to pick up the documents in person, either by the interested party or by a duly authorized representative (authorization in writing).

Please note that the Consulate GENERAL does NOT send documents by courier, except by PRIORITY COURIER  or XPRESSPOST (purchase a prepaid envelope at any Canada Post office).

Province of British Columbia

If you live outside the Vancouver area and need to give someone a power of attorney you must visit a Notary Public in your city. Once you have signed the power of attorney it must be legalized by one of these offices (depending on the affiliation of the Notary):

  1. Law Society of British Columbia
    • 845 CAMBIE ST.
    • Vancouver, BC V6B 4Z9
    • Phone:  (604) 669-2533
    • www.lawsociety.bc.ca
  2. The Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia
    • 1220-625 Howe Street,
    • Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2T6
    • Phone:  (604) 681-4516
    • www.notaries.bc.ca
  3. 2) Order in Council Administration Office, Legal Services Branch
  4. Send document to the Consulate General in Vancouver to be legalized. Please include payment (we accept only MONEY ORDERS) of US$ 12 per document, payable to the Consulate General and an EXPRESSPOST self-addressed envelope, for sending it back to your address. You can also send us a normal self-addressed stamped envelope.   It is also possible to pick up the documents in person, either by the interested party or by a duly authorized representative (authorization in writing).

Please note that the Consulate General does NOT send documents by courier, except with prepaid PRIORITY COURIER or XPRESSPOST envelopes that can be purchased at any Canada Post office.

For documents issued by the Corporate Registry of British Columbia, please contact:

Ministry of Finance

  • PO BOX 9417 STN PROV GOVT
  • VICTORIA BC  V8W 9V1

Corporate and Personal Property Registries

  • Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays)
  • General Information Line: 250 387-7848 or 604 775-1041 (Direct dial free line from Greater Vancouver)
  • Fax: 250 356-0206

After obtaining the documents (certificate of good standing, certificate of status, etc.) from the Corporate Registry, please mail them to the Consulate General, include a money order of US$ 12 per document and provide an XPRESSPOST or PRIORITY COURIER envelope. We will return your legalized document within 2 business days.

Province of Saskatchewan

  1. Document (power of attorney/authorization) has to be signed in front of a Notary Public. Documents signed in front of a Commissioner of Oaths will not be accepted.
  2. Obtain an authentication from:
    • Deputy Provincial Secretary
    • 8th Floor, 1874 Scarth Street
    • Regina, SK S4P 3V7
    • Phone: (306) 787-3899
    • www.saskjustice.gov.sk.ca
  3. Send document to the Consulate General in Vancouver to be legalized. Please include payment (we accept only MONEY ORDERS) of US$ 12 per document, payable to the Consulate General and a self-addressed EXPRESSPOST envelope, for sending it back to your address.

You may also send us a normal self-addressed stamped envelope.  It is also possible to pick up the documents in person, either by the interested party or by a duly authorized representative (authorization in writing).

Please note that the Consulate General does NOT send documents by courier, except PRIORITY COURIER or XPRESSPOST by Canada Post (prepaid envelope must be purchased).