U.S. consular operations suspend routine visa services in Mexico

In response to the global pandemic COVID-19, and in line with the Mexican government’s call to increase social distancing, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and all U.S. consulates in Mexico will suspend routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa services starting March 18, 2020, and until further notice. The U.S. Embassy and consulates will continue to provide essential consular services to U.S. citizens as well as emergency visa services. 

Routine passport (including consular reports of birth abroad) and notarial services will be limited starting March 18. Individuals with appointments after March 18 may be asked to reschedule their appointments for a later date. Check here for appointment availability at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City or at any of the nine consulates or nine consular agencies throughout Mexico. U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call 81-4160-5512 (from Mexico) or +1 (844) 528-6611 (from the United States). Click here to learn about the latest COVID-19 developments in Mexico along with precautions to take to protect your health and safety.

Visa Services
Routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa services will be suspended starting March 18, 2020, and until further notice. This includes both visa interviews at the embassy and consulates as well as processing at the Centros de Atención a Solicitantes (CAS). Applicants with appointments will receive cancellation notices by e-mail. Non-immigrant visa applications will be accepted on a very limited basis for emergency travel only. Applicants may request an emergency non-immigrant visa appointment via https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-MX/niv. For case-specific inquiries for non-immigrant visas, please contact: https://mx.usembassy.gov/es/visas-es/contactenos-form/. For immigrant visa inquiries, please visit the website: https://ais.usvisa-info.com/es-mx/iv/information/contact_us.

 

 


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