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Canada is not a signatory to the Agreement to Suppress the Requirement of Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, therefore, according to the Code of Civil Procedures, any public document issued outside of Honduras that must have legal effect in the country must be duly authenticated and presented. It will be understood that it is when the public character and the veracity of the signatures of the persons who have authorized it are recorded.


1.-The original document to be authenticated must be duly recognized with the prior authentications and / or signatures required in the country of origin, the process of which corresponds to the interested party. (Preferably by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and failing that and as appropriate by the provincial authorities, Chambers of Commerce, Bar Association, Medical Association, etc.)

2.-The document must be accompanied by its respective translation into Spanish; If you wish, you can request the translation at the Consulate. If you have it translated outside, it must be authenticated by the Order of Translators of the Province where the document was issued.

3.-Attach a photocopy of the document.

4.-In case of carrying out the process by mail, you must attach a pre-paid envelope by certified mail with your address.

5.-Payment must be made by Money Order in American dollars, in the name of the Consulate of Honduras.

Note: Personal checks and cash are not accepted.

The following documents are exempt from the collection of consular fees:

1.-Those presented by foreign public or private organizations that send donations in favor of the Republic of Honduras or voluntary private institutions of public interest, non-profit, that are duly registered in the country.

2.-The documentation related to the studies of the Honduran scholarship holders.

3.-To retirees and indigent Hondurans Residing abroad, after checking their status.

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