Authentication services now available at DFA offices in Metro Manila malls

MANILA - Authentication services, more commonly known as “red ribbon,” are now available at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA’s)  mall-based satellite offices in Metro Manila.

The DFA in a statement said that  aside from the DFA’s main consular office in Macapagal Boulevard, Parañaque City, applications for authentication of documents are now being processed at DFA NCR-Northeast (Ali Mall), DFA NCR-East (SM Megamall), DFA NCR-West (SM Manila) and DFA NCR-South (Metro Gaisano Alabang).
The following documents can be authenticated at the Satellite Offices:
1.  NBI Clearance;

2.  Police Clearance;

3.  Barangay Certification with Mayor’s Certification;

4.  NSO issued documents in security paper including CENOMAR;

5.  Affidavits of Employment, Trainings/Seminars, and Baptism/Confirmation with RegionalTrial Court (RTC) Certification;

6.  Other Notarized Documents (Special Power of Attorney, Affidavit of Support and Guarantee, Consent, etc.) with RTC Certification;

7.  Medical Certfications authenticated by Deprtment of Health (DOH);

8.  Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Documents;

9.  Land Transportation Office (LTO) License Certification (issued by LTO main office only);

10.  Foreign Documents authenticated by the Philippine/Consulate or documents authenticated by Foreign Embassies/Consulate Generals based in the Philippines;

11. School Records (Transcript of Records, Diploma, Form 137, etc) with CHED, TESDA, or DEP-Ed Certificate of Authentication and Verification (CAV); and

12.  School Records with CAV issued by State Colleges and Universities.

The DFA’s satellite consular offices are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m, Monday to Saturday.
The authenticated document that results from expedite processing (PhP 200/document) can be claimed after one working day while the authenticated document that underwent regular processing (PhP 100/document) can be claimed after four working days

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