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Public Advisory: On Rescheduled Appointments for Authentication Applicants Due to MECQ

11 April 2021 – With the transition to a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from 12 April to 30 April 2021 in the National Capital Region and in the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal, the Consular Offices of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Metro Manila (including the Office of Consular Affairs in Aseana, Parañaque City), Antipolo, Dasmariñas, Malolos and San Pablo will have skeleton work teams from 12 April 2021, for the duration of the MECQ , from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to attend to emergency or urgent cases only. Read Public Advisory (Advisory #4): NCR Plus Consular Offices Will Attend to Emergency/Urgent Cases such as medical emergencies or returning OFWs with documents supporting proof of urgency (e.g. medical certificate, employment contract plus valid residence permit or working visa) during MECQ through this link:

Affected authentication applicants in Aseana will be accommodated on the following dates:


Original Schedule: Reappointment Date:
29 March 03 May
30 March 04 May
31 March 05 May

05  April

06 May

06 April

07 May

07  April

10 May

08 April

11 May

12 April

12 May

13 april 13 May
14 april 14 May
15-16 April 17 May
19-20 April 18 May
20-22 April 19 May
23, 26-27 April 20 May
28-30 April 21 May

An email will be sent to the concerned authentication applicants to confirm their new appointment schedule. Please print out the new email with your new schedule and bring your documents for authentication on your new appointment date.

Please be advised that the schedules may still be subject to sudden changes due to unforeseen circumstances or changes in the policies of local governments and mall partners which host these COs. The DFA shall update its advisory should there be any changes to the schedules. Please make sure to check our website for the latest update on the schedules of Consular Offices.

For other Authentication concerns, please call 0966 410 8465 or email us:


DFA ASEANA  [email protected]

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CO NCR EAST (SM Megamall)  [email protected]
 Authentication [email protected]

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CO NCR SOUTH (Alabang)  [email protected]
 Authentication [email protected]

Kindly wait for the Consular Office to confirm your requested schedule before proceeding with your appointment.


Anyone entering our Consular Offices will be subjected to a temperature check prior to entry and will be required to wear a mask and a face shield and must follow any other public health measures in place while inside the CO premises.

Please note that the number of persons allowed inside our COs at any given time is limited. Further, only one essential companion will be allowed entry together with the applicant (i.e. companions of the elderly, young children, clients with mobility issues, etc.). This is in accordance with the prescribed social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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