General Information

“Authentication” is a generic term that commonly refers to the process of verifying the origin of a public document by certifying the authenticity of the signature and legal authority of the public official who signed it. It does not, however, certify the content of the public document to which it relates.


Who May Avail of the Service:

      All Filipino nationals who are currently reside and/or work within the Philippine Consulate’s consular jurisdiction from the provinces of Guangdong, Hainan, Hunan and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; and all foreign nationals who will avail of the notarial and authentication services of the documents apostilled or authenticated by the DFA and or Chinese issued documents to be used in the Philippines.



  1. Original and photocopy of the “Apostilled” document by the DFA, if the document is issued from the Philippines or notarized and authenticated by the Foreign Affairs Office (FAO) if the document is issued from China;
  2. Valid passport of ID of the applicant;
  3. Payment of applicable fees.


Note: The Consulate may require additional supporting documents as may be necessary.