Notarizing Canadian Documents in China


Head Office: 1788 Square

Rm 975, 9/F, No. 1788 West Nanjing Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai

09:30 - 17:00

Monday to Friday



Frequently Asked Questions

What is Notarization?

Notarization is the process whereby a Notary certifies a document. Usually this is done by attaching a notarial certificate to the document. The notarial certificate contains statements of fact or law in relation to the document being certified.

What is a signing agent?

A  signing agent is a public notary who is expert in loan closing documents. A lender, title company, or escrow service may hire a signing agent to handle getting documents delivered, signed, or processed efficiently and on time.

Do I need an appointment?

Yes, although we are sometimes able to accommodate walk in clients it is preferable to book an appointment in advance in order to ensure a Notary will be available to see you. This also allows us to ensure we have all necessary documents in advance and that the appointment is as brief as possible for you.

Why do I need to bring proof of identity and proof of address?

One of the Notary’s fundamental duties is to properly identify his or her client. This requirement is laid down by our practice rules and legislation.

How much will it cost?

This will depend on the document being certified and exactly what the notary is required to do. Our notaries will be happy to discuss this with you prior to your appointment (please note it will often be necessary to see the document in advance in order to provide an accurate fee estimate).

Where do you provide your services?

Our head office is in Shanghai and we provide notary services in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and other major cities throughout China.

What Other Services Do You Offer?

In addition to notarization services, we also legalize and authenticate documents, provide assist with fingerprinting and obtaining Canadian and Chinese non-criminal record certificates, legalization and authentication of documents, English and Chinese translations and a range of other legal services.

What Area(s) Do You Cover?

Our head office is in Shanghai and we provide notary services in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and other major cities throughout China.

Why Are Documents Notarized?

To put it simply a Notary Public’s main purpose is to deter fraud. As an impartial witness, the Notary ensures that the signers of documents are who they say they are and not impostors. The Notary also makes sure that signers have entered into agreements knowingly and willingly.

What Are Your Terms And Policies?

At least 24 hours advanced notice required whenever possible.
Payment required prior to or during appointments.
Signings in remote areas may result in additional fees.
Errors & Omissions caused by our notaries will be corrected at free of charge.
Cancellations should be made via email or phone no later than two days prior to the scheduled appointment.





What documents do you notarize?

We offer a full range of Notarial Services including the notarization of Canadian property closing documents, bank mortgage applications, Canadian government documents, certified true copies of passports, driver’s licenses and other identification documents, power of attorney forms, statutory declarations and many other documents.


Do you notarize on weekends?

Yes, we provide our services on weekends and holidays.