SEVERAL consular offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) will temporarily stop providing authentication services on specific dates up to September, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Tuesday.   

The affected offices are all located in shopping centers: NCR West (SM Manila) from July 18 to 29, East (SM Megamall) from August 1 to 12, Northeast (Ali Mall Cubao) from August 15 to 26, and South (Alabang Center) from August 29 to September 9.  

Walk-in applicants may only be accommodated at DFA Aseana, Parañaque City,it said in a statement. 

Applicants with online appointments at SM Manila will be accommodated on the same dates in DFA Aseana between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Alyssa Nicole O. Tan