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A federal republic covering almost two million square kilometres, Mexico is the thirteenth largest independent nation in the world and contains a population of over 113 million people, making it the second most populated country in Latin America. 

The nation itself is comprised of thirty-one states and has been home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world including the Maya, the Aztect, the Olmec, the Zapotec, the Teotihuacan and the Toltec. Following first contact with the European peoples, these groups were mainly wiped out, but even to this day large stone structures and forgotten reminders of an age past remain.


Stone Age History

Mankind has existed in the region for over 23,000 years and the very oldest remains are believed to be a campfire dating back to this time in the Valley of Mexico. However, the tribes of the region only began to cultivate the land and grow maize since around 8000 BC.

The Olmec people of the time are believed to have their origins in the State of Tabasco and began developing farming techniques as far back as 5000 BC. Additionally, the Mayan Calendar begins on the date 11th August 3114 BC and this is believed to mark the beginning of any records of the Mayan civilization.

Bronze Age History

Around 2300 BC, the peoples of the land started to create pottery and basic forms of artwork in the region, in 1800 BC. They also began to grow corn rapidly as a staple source of food.

Some of the oldest Olmec structures were discovered at the time including a Sacrificial Bog in El Manati, dating back at least to 1600 BC. However, it wasn’t until 1400 BC that the Olmec civilization fully flourished in the form of the city of San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan. It is believed that a combination of well-watered soil and easy-access transportation network via the Coatzacoalcos River basin formed the basis of their civilization. The elite class of the Olmec peoples created a demand for incredibly beautiful artifacts to be produced and today these mark some of the most prominent pieces preserved from the region, adorned with jewels such as magnetite, obsidian and jade.

The Maya began to develop some of their oldest buildings at the time, starting with ones in Cuello, Belize in 2600 BC but larger Mayan civilizations being developed in 1800 BC in Soconusco on the Pacific Coast. Additionally, pottery and fired clay figurines have been found in the region and are believed to be linked with the Maya.

Iron Age History

The start of the Iron Age saw the first mention of the Toltecs by the Aztecs, who saw the Toltec civilization as their predecessors. However, as much of Aztec-recorded history is mythological, it is uncertain how much precedence should be given to these reports which date back up to 1000 BC. It is known that the Toltecs did rule the region from about 700 BC onwards and established an incredibly successful turquoise trade route with the northern civilization of Pueblo Bonito.

In San Lorenzo, many monuments were destroyed in 950 BC by what is believed to be either an invasion or, more likely, an internal uprising or civil war. Over the next fifty years, San Lorenzo declined in activity and the city of La Venta became the prominent centre for the Olmec civilization. La Venta also is host to the largest ancient Mesoamerican structure, the Great Pyramid, which houses a plethora of incredibly labour-intensive offerings such as 48 deposits of pottery, figurines, hematite mirrors, polished jade celts, 1000 tons of smooth serpentine blocks and large mosaic pavements. 

The Maya began to build a multitude of sites along the southern lowlands at the time, these include El Mirador, Nakbe, San Bartolo and Cival, as well as site in the highlands such as Kaminaljuyu around 800 BC. Later sites built in 600 BC such as Chocola, Izapa and Takalik Abaj controlled and produced Cacao, whilst the former-mentioned sites developed obsidian and jade resources. Smaller sites emerged in the northern lowlands as well such as Dzibilchaltun and Komchen but generally speaking these were not as prominent as their northern counterparts. The first written Maya hieroglyphics also appeared around 250 BC, which is when a lot of the smaller sites began to develop.

Around 350 BC, suddenly the Olmec population sharply dropped and it wasn’t until the 19th century that any sort of populous group resided in the region; to this day it’s still unknown what caused these circumstances. Although it is theorized that due to volcanic activity, the majority of the Olmec peoples may have migrated away from the area. Additionally, the Olmec culture sparked a range of other civilizations around the western edge of the Olmec heartland, such as Tres Zapotes.

Settling in 300 BC, a mysterious civilization began to build a large city, the largest ancient city of Latin America in fact, Teotihuacan. It’s believed these people may have been the Totonac influenced by the Zapotec, the Mixtec and Mayan peoples but scholars are still not entirely certain. The earliest buildings of Teotihuacan date back to 200 BC and the very largest structure, the Pyramid of the Sun, was finished around 100 AD. 


1st Century – 15th Century History

It was around 100 AD that the first series of large Maya cities were abandoned and their populations declined. However, this was not the complete collapse of the civilization. Starting in 250 AD, the Maya people strongly developed their agricultural techniques and built a plethora of cities centred around these practices including Calakmul, Bonampak, Xunatunich, Altun Ha, Copan, Uaxactun, Palenque, Cahal Pech, Tikal, Dos Pilas, Caracol and Lamanai.

It was at this time that the Mayan population flourished as well, numbering in the millions and building up a multitude of kingdoms in the region centred around the cities. Many of these cities features large palaces and temples used for many religious ceremonies and rituals as well as educative sectors for developing one of the most advanced hieroglyphic writing systems of the era. These cities also are responsible for a variety of trade within the region including long-distance trade with other Mesoamerican cultures such as the Zapotec and Teotihuacan, as well as the tribes of the Carribean Islands such as the Tainos. Trade included cacao, salt, seashells, jade, obsidian and even gold.

Around 450 AD the city of Teotihuacan had grown to be one of the most prominent sites in all of Mesoamerica, covering over thirty kilometres squared and holding a population of over 200,000. Despite the large amount of craftsmen and trade, especially that surrounding Obsidian, strangely there are no signs of any fortifications or military structures within the city. It is believed that the Teotihuacan and Mayan civilizations conversed on a political level frequently and later on in history, the Teotihuacan people are believed to have conquered several Mayan regions and centres of activity, these include Peten and Tikal. The height of the civilization was around 550 AD and by that time it had become a thriving centre of trade for Mesoamerica and many had begun to strongly refine the arts in the region with unrivalled paintings across the region, only comparable to the painters of Renaissance Florence, Italy.

In the 7th Century, it is believed an uprising of sorts lead to the decline of the Teotihuacan population as well as the destruction of many of its structures due to a series of droughts lasting for years at a time in the region. The Maya also perished, likely for the same reasons as Teotihuacan, in the 9th Century. The collapse of these groups stood as a prequel for what was due to come for other civilizations with the city of Xochicalco falling in 900 AD and Tula following suit in 1150 AD.

Many city-states of the Aztec civilization appeared when the Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico as a nomadic tribe in 1248, settling and building a settlement on Chapultepec, a hill on the western shores of Lake Texcoco. The Aztecs were driven out of the area by the Tepanecs of Azcapotzalco, but their ruler allowed them to resettle in Tizaapan in 1299 at which time they assimilated into the Aztec culture. However, in 1323 the Aztec priesthood killed, skinned and wore the daughter of the Tepanec ruler to a festival dinner as part of a ritual. Upon seeing this, the Tepanec ruler forced the Aztec people to flee from the area.

In 1315 the Aztecs began to construct the city of Tenochtitlan on a small island on the west side of Lake Shinshu, building up the mass of the land. The story goes that the Aztec god, Huitzlipochtli, told the people to build their city where they saw an eagle on a cactus carrying a snake in its talons. To this day this image appears on the Mexican flag. Meanwhile more Aztecs settled on the north side of the island and built the city of Tlatelolco, eventually joining with Tenochtitlan. Finally, in 1376 the first tlatoani, or leader, was elected, Acamapichtli.

From 1376 onwards, the leaders of the Aztecs, Acamapichtli, Chimalpopoca and Huitzilihuitl, were controlled by Tezozomoc, the Tepanec ruler of Azcapotzalco.In 1425, Tezozomoc died and his son Maxtla took the throne. Through Maxtla’s tyrannical efforts on the region, he had Chimalpopoca assassinated and forced the leader of Texcoco, Nezahualcoyotl, into exile. These actions sought to strengthen the bonds between the cities of Tenochtitlan, Texcoco and Tlacopan and between them they forged an alliance known as the Aztec Triple Alliance.

The Aztec Triple Alliance was led by Itzcoatl and he, with the now-exiled Nezahualcoyotl, began to expand the territory of the alliance southwards, conquering Cuauhnahuac and Culhuacan, some of the biggest cities of the Tepanec people. They additionally took over Huexotla, Tepoztlan, Mixquic, Coatlinchan and Xochimilco. In 1440, the half-brothers Tlacaelel and Moctezuma took the reins of power from Itzcoatl and reconquered the cities that had rebelled against him with Tlacaelel being the power behind the throne and government while Moctezuma became the architect of the Aztec war machine.

Tlacaelel helped to reform the Aztec nation and reinforced the belief that they were a chosen people under guidance of a king of gods, as well as passing laws forbidding common people from wearing lip plugs, cotton cloaks, gold armbands and many other adornments in an attempt to preserve the nobility. Additionally, to appease the Aztec god, Huitzilopochtli, he increased the frequency of human sacrifices and started the flower wars with Tlaxcala as a means of providing fresh sacrifices.

Moctezuma conquered much Huastec territory as well as Coixtlahuaca, inhabited by the Mixtecs, and brought many Mixtec artisans back to the Aztec capital. Following this he marched on the Totonacan cities of Vera Cruz and took Ahuilizapan, Cotaxtla, Cosamaloapan and Xalapa before marching even further north and taking Tuxpan and Xilotepec.

Through the rule of the half-brothers, the Aztec civilization flourished dramatically and developed into a huge empire with a multitude of cities under their rule. In 1469, Axayacatl, Moctezuma’s son, took the throne and it was at this time that Tenochtitlan took control of the kingdom of Tlatelolco. As Axayacatl’s sister was married to the leader of this kingdom, he declared she had been mistreated and used this as an excuse for war. After taking Tenochtitlan, he went on to take Malinalco, Ocuillan and Tollocan before having to deal with a civil war back in Tlatelolco.

The Tlatelolco people had rebelled against the Aztec rule under their leader Moquihuix while attempting to forge an alliance with the Tenochca, the Huexotzinca, the Chololteca, the Chalca and the Tlaxcalteca. However, Axayacatl easily quelled the rebellion and executed all of the rulers who had aided Moquihuix. Moving on, he moved to fight further west but suffered a defeat by the Tarascans at Tzintzuntzan in 1479. Shortly afterwards he was replaced by his brother Tizoc but through humiliation by bringing only 40 prisoners home from war against the Otomies at Metztitlan for his coronation ceremony’s sacrifices, he was replaced and likely poisoned by his younger brother Ahuitzotl.

Ahuitzotl suppressed the Huastec rebellion right at the start of his reign and fully conquered the Mixtec and Zapotec people following this. Additionally he supervised the rebuilding of Tenochtitlan as well as expanding the Great Pyramid in 1487 and is responsible for the earliest case of human-mediated bird introduction in the western hemisphere, the introduction of the Great-tailed Grackle. Upon passing away in 1502, Ahuitzotl was succeeded by Moctezuma II who marched forth on the lands around and took the cities of Tapachula and Xicallanco.

Some Maya cities were known to survive the widespread genocide of Mesoamerican antiquity. The cities of the northern lowlands, such as Coba, Edzna, Uxmal and Chichen Itza, flourished for centuries under the rule of Mayapan, the governing city of the region. However, a revolt in 1450 destroyed the control the city of Mayapan held on the region and in turn, the area degenerated into warring city-states.

16th Century – 19th Century History

In 1502, Christopher Columbus arrived in Guanaja just off of the coast of Honduras and sent his brother Bartholomew to scout the island. As they approached the island, a large canoe carrying cotton textiles, ceramics, flint-studded war clubs, yellow stone axes, copper axes, cacao and copper bells floated out manned by Maya and owned by a rich Maya captain. Bartholomew’s crew took all that they could, as well as the captain in an attempt to develop a translator, before letting the canoe go on its way.

In 1517 the governor of Cuba, Diego Velazquez de Cuellar, commissioned a fleet of three ships to land on the South American Yucatan peninsula, commanded by Hernandez de Cordoba. Upon landing, the Mayans at Cape Catoche invited them to their settlement and the Spaniards read the Requirements of 1513 to them, offering them the protection of the King of Spain should they submit. Cordoba took two prisoners in an attempt to develop translators but he and his crew were later attacked in the night by Mouchcouoh, the Mayan chief. Cordoba was mortally wounded and returned to Cuba with only a small fragment of his crew, as twenty had been killed.

In 1519, Hernan Cortes re-landed on the Yucatan peninsula and began to march on the Aztec empire, slowly taking the cities one by one until even the capital, Tenochtitlan, had fallen in 1521. At first it seemed the Aztecs could still survive under Spanish rule as the Spaniards allowed their nobles to learn to speak and write Spanish and even Latin. However, it all dramatically changed when laws passed forbidding them to learn of their cultures as well as speaking and writing Spanish.

By this time, the Europeans had brought disease and sicknesses from their homeland that the natives had no immunity to and thus, waves of monkeypox in 1511, mono in 1545, yellow fever in 1576 and other illnesses swept across the region, wiping out vast civilizations of Aztec, Mixtec, Maya and many other groups. It’s estimated that in under a century, 75% of the Mesoamerican population was wiped out and by 1581 the population had dropped to two million from a previous population in 1500 at fifteen million. In order to have a source of labour, African slaves were imported but most of them merged with the population very quickly.

In 1524, King Charles V of Spain created the Council of the Indies to help manage the conquered land dubbed ‘New Spain’ in order to prevent the creation of viceroyalties which could potentially threaten the Crown of Castile, Spain’s governing monarchy. In turn the council created the first mainland Audiencia in 1527, in order to encourage further exploration in the region. However, management via the Audiencia proved to be unsuccessful and as a result, King Charles V promoted Antonio de Mendoza as the first Viceroy of New Spain. Through the Viceroy’s commissions and campaigns, the Council of Indies and the Churches moved across the region attempting to convert the populations to Catholicism while generating capital for the Crown. Through their efforts the native population began to labour for the Crown and the Spaniard men and women intermarried with the indigenous tribes.

This formed the basis of Colonial Mexico and after a time, the population was divided into four main castes. The first and most powerful group were the pureblood Spaniards, born to Spanish parents and originating from Spain, and only they could hold the highest-level jobs in the government. The second group were called the Creoles, people who were born in Mexico but were born to both Spanish parents, but despite their ethnicity matching the pureblood Spaniards, even the wealthiest Creoles had little to no say in the government. The third group were the halfblood Mestizos, even those with only a single native Indian ancestor could be considered Mestizos and these were looked down upon by the Spaniards and the Creoles alike due to a common view of Caucasian superiority shared by the Spanish populace. The only group lower than the Mestizos were in fact the original owners of the land: the Native Indians. The Indians were often forced into labour on the ranches and farms of the Spaniards and Creoles alongside the less-visible fifth class, the imported African slaves.

The educative sector flourished dramatically with encouragement and funding from the Crown with schools opening in 1523, printing houses in 1524 and universities in 1551. Trade between the region and other civilizations, however, did not flourish as significantly as the only means of trade with the outside world was by sea and the only ports open to foreign trade were Veracruz on the Atlantic shores and Acapulco on the Pacific. This was in an attempt to dissuade the English, Dutch and French pirates but it was not very successful, as the pirates pillaged the cities of Campeche in 1557, Veracruz itself in 1568 and Alvarado in 1667.

The Spanish finally began to subdue the last city states one-by-one. In 1697, the last states, the Ko’woj city of Zacpeten and the Itza polity of Tayasal, were dissolved. Over a hundred years later in the beginning of the 19th Century, the then-dubbed ‘New Spain’ wished to take its independence and have the Spaniards who held all of the political power divulge it among the castes of the Indians, Creoles and Mestizos. Inspired by the records of the American and French Revolutions, insurgents in the region saw the opportunity to take the country’s independence in 1808 when the King abdicated in Madrid as Spain was forced into war.

Issuing The Cry of Dolores in 1810 on the 16th of September, the day celebrated as Mexico’s Independence day, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla began to shout “Independence and death to the Spaniards!” Rallying a large peasant army and marching on the New Spanish Capital, they attempted to take the city but failed miserably and Father Hidalgo was executed. However, this inspired another priest, Jose Maria Morelos began to fight in his place and was moderately more successful, but he too was captures and executed in 1815. In turn, the Creoles led by Augustin de Iturbide, joined the fight and formulated the Plan of Iguala, in another attempt to demand independence from the Spaniard rule. On the 27th of September 1821, Iturbide and the ruling Viceroy signed the Treaty of Cordoba and Spain withdrew, granting the new nation of Mexico its independence.

Despite now having control of the country, Iturbide rapidly became a tyrannical dictator and declared himself the emperor of Mexico, copying the ceremony Napoleon used to declare himself emperor of France. Anyone who spoke against Iturbide was executed and he quickly filled the government with corrupt officials who worked on bribes and dishonest business deals. By 1823, just two years after Spain had pulled out, the Mexican public had enough and forced Iturbide into exile, reforming the country as a Republic in 1824. The new constitution saw its modelling on the US Constitution guaranteeing basic human rights and dividing the responsibilities of the government between the ruling body of the country and each of the individual states within. At this time, the United Mexican States had been established and Catholicism had been named its state religion.

The attention of the Mexican government largely was drawn to the northern states where Comache Indian raids frequently ravaged the towns and villages of the northern reaches. They formulated a strategy and began to allow American Citizens to settle in Coahuila y Tejas on condition that they convert to Catholicism and become Mexican Citizens, as well as not to bring any slaves in. However, these conditions were largely ignored and through a combination of settling far from the standard Comanche raid locations as well as using the Mexican government’s failure as an excuse, the state rose up against the government and after a war lasting from 1835 to 1836. Upon defeat at the hands of the Texian army, the Republic of Texas was created later on the same year the war ended.

In response to the massacre of an American army in disputed territory during the war, the United States Congress declared war in May 1846 on Mexico and in turn, Mexico did the same later on the same month. The following year the US moved into Mexico and in just twelve days after arrival in Veracruz, the city was captured under order of General Winfield Scott. The General pushed on, taking Puebla and Chapultepec before Mexico surrendered and signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, selling Mexico’s northern territories to the US for $15 Million.

In 1855, Mexico began to undergo a large series of reforms under guidance of new young political leaders such as Benito Juarez, Santos Degollado, Juan Alvarex, Jose Maria Inglesias and Ignacio Comonfort, Melchor Ocampo as well as the brothers Miguel and Sebastian Lerdo de Tejada. Through their strategy of limiting the traditional privilege land holding of the Catholic Church and therefore effectively revitalize the market in land. Additionally in the same year the now squanderer of Mexico’s governmental funding, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, was overthrown and replaced. After a series of other reformations, liberalism dominated the region politically and endured into the 20th Century.

In the 1860s the country was invaded by France and the country successfully installed Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria as Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico. Through support by the church, some indigenous communities and conservative elements of the upper class, the new Emperor married his consort: Empress Carlota of Mexico and the two settled in at Chapultepec Castle. However, despite the views of the French Emperor Napoleon III who looked to exploit the country’s mines, the new Emperor and Empress sought to ensure the human rights of the people of Mexico.

Despite the quite takeover of the country, the French didn’t make any profit through it and the Mexican expedition decreased in popularity. Eventually the US demanded in 1865 that the French withdraw their troops from Mexico to which Napoleon complied. In just a couple of years Maximillian was captured and executed but Juarez, Federal Government visionary, remained in power as the Republic was restored and he was re-elected. He was re-elected again in 1971 as his reforms rapidly developed the country into a powerful new nation. Just a year later he died but was succeeded by Sebastian Lerdo de Tejada.
In 1876 the dictator Porfirio Diaz took over the country but dedicated himself to law and order, modernizing the country through higher tax but in turn better administration and improvements in national finances, industry, railways, public safety, foreign trade, mining and public health. Through the dictatorship’s efforts the country moved from international ridicule to pride and this mass development lasted for over thirty years until 1911.

20th Century History

In 1910, the now elderly Diaz decided to hold another election expecting to win in a landslide due to the lack of any other serious opposition. However, an academic from a rich family named Francisco I. Madero ran against him and gained overwhelming support despite being imprisoned by Diaz. When the results were announced Diaz had an overwhelming victory. The fraud was far too blatant and the public rose up, breaking out in riots across the nation. Through these riots, Madero was able to rally the Mexican public against their dictator and escape prison, fleeing to San Antonio, Texas, to prepare the overthrow of Diaz. Although Diaz attempted to use the military to quell the uprising, the ranking generals were simply unable to move swiftly enough and in 1911 Diaz resigned and was exiled into France, passing away four years later.

The revolutionary force lead by Emiliano Zapata, Pascual Orozco and Pancho Villa were honoured for their actions and their leaders were instated as members of the new government under Madero. However, due to the different objectives each of the politicians shared, conflict again broke out and lasted for 20 years, seeing the assassination of revolutionaries Pancho Villa in 1923 and Emiliano Zapata in 1919. Madero himself was assassinated in 1913 under order of Victoriano Huerta, one of Diaz’ generals, in a coup d’état but due to his brutality, he lost support and was overthrown by Venustiano Carranza in 1915. Carranza was assassinated in 1919 by Alvaro Obregon, an ally who had plotted against him.

Obregon was successfully able to accommodate all elements of Mexican society except some landlords and the clergymen and as such was able to catalyse social liberalization and improve education as well as taking steps towards instituting women’s civil rights. However, his ineligibility for re-election caused him to choose his interior minister, Plutarco Elias Calles, as his successor. The first populist presidential candidate for the country, Calles did try to make good on his promises presented to the public but mainly failed and the Cristero Wars of 1926 lasted for three years, erupting in reaction to Calles’ anti-Catholic policies. Obregon was also assassinated in 1928. These wars were solved in the end through diplomatic means with assistance of the US Ambassador, Dwight Whitney Morrow, after the war had already claimed ninety-thousand lives.

In 1929 the National Mexican Party formed by the president was able to convince most of the remaining revolutionary generals to hand over their armies to join the Mexican Army. The new system was able to monopolize all of the political branches and it wasn’t until fifty years later that it lost its first senate seat. As the 1930s began, President Lazaro Cardenas rose up into power and dramatically united the country’s political systems, transforming Mexico in the process. He started to distribute free textbooks to children, created the National Polytechnic Institute, reformed the land, nationalized the oil industry and exiled the last dictator, General Calles, as to remove the military’s political power.

During the Second World War, Mexico only played a minor military role but on an economic level it was a country with much on the line. The country at first was exporting oil to countries all over the world but following the Douglas-Weichers Agreement of 1941, the country exclusively dealt with the United States alone. However, this was due to change further when the country lost some of its oil carriers in the Gulf of Mexico through attacks by German ships, and thus Mexico declared war upon the Axis Powers in 1942. Their most famous group, Escuadron 201, or the Aztec Eagles, numbered over three-hundred volunteers and assisted in the liberation of the Phillipines alongside the United States Air Force. Additionally the war created work for over 290 thousand Mexican workers in farms in the US, bringing another stable source of income and produce for both countries.

Averaging 3-4% annual economic growth every year for the next four decades, El Milagro Mexicano, or the Mexican Economic Miracle, occurred. This was mainly due to a large investment into agriculture, energy, transportation and education (tripling the enrolment rate in schools between 1929 and 1949), as well as higher tariffs on any imported domestic goods to encourage exportation over importation and generate excess revenue for the state. Amazingly, even during the Great Depression of the 30s and 40s the country still averaged 3-4% annual economic growth. However, due to the single party’s economic policies, political unrest ensued and in 1968 the resulting Tlatelolco Massacre claimed the lives of students, children and other public protesters as the military gunned them down during a peaceful protest, killing around thirty but seriously wounding hundreds more.

Following this, large-scale economic crisis swept through the country in 1976 and again in 1982, which forced the government to nationalize Mexico’s banks which were largely blamed for the problems, additionally the Mexican Peso was devalued dramatically at the end of each Presidential term. In 1985, the single-party government had to suddenly dispatch relief efforts in an attempt to aid those injured and left homeless from the magnitude 8.1 earthquake of the same year which claimed the lives of up to thirty thousand. They were criticized for their mishandling of the relief efforts and the public were left furious and doubtful of the government’s capabilities.

The results of the 1988 election were disputed furiously and as a response to this the Instituto Federal Electoral (or IFE) was created to ensure the legitimacy and legality of all held elections. Meanwhile the economy stuttered again and the US stepped in, granting $50 Billion in loan guarantees and bringing the peso up to six pesos per dollar. Through these efforts the economy began growing once again and by 1997 Mexico repaid all of its US treasure loans. However, the repeated and blatant fraud of the single-party government pushed the public to realize that a shift in power was needed desperately.

21st Century History

For the first time in over seventy years, the single-party government lost to the National Action Party’s Vincente Fox Quesada and the hegemony of the ruling PRI party collapsed. Following this, Fox was succeeded in the following election by Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, also of the National Action Party, albeit only by a 0.56% margin of votes. During his time in office, Calderon raised the salaries of the Federal Police and the Mexican Military but imposed a cap on the salaries of all high-ranking public servants, as well as enforcing the aggression of the drug war on the cartels in the country. Rising back into power from over twelve years of National Action Party rule, Enrique Pena Nieto of the PRI party was elected President with 38% of the votes in 2012. 

Wording
Phonetic
English
     
Hola Holl-ah Hello/Hi
Adios Ah-dee-oss Good Bye!
Habla usted Ingles / Espanol Hah-blah oo-stead In-gulls / Ess-span-yoll Do you speak English / Spanish?
Mi nombre es… Mee nom-breh ess My name is…
Me pueden ayudar? Meh pweh-dehn ah-yoo-dah Can you help me?
Estoy buscando… Ess-toy boos-can-doh I’m looking for…
Si / No See / Noh Yes / No
Gracias Grah-see-as Mr / Mrs / Miss
Hoy / Ahora Hoi / Ah-hoar-ah Today / Now
Hoi / Ah-hoar-ah Mah-nar-nar / Aay-err Tomorrow / Yesterday
Este / Que / Aqui / Hay Ess-tey / Kay / Ah-kee / Haay This / That / Here / There

 


Phrases

Above are a few common Spanish phrases to help you get around.

 

Languages

A vast range of languages is spoken in Mexico with most of the population fluent in Spanish while some minorities still speak their native tongue. The languages spoken number around seventy indigenous and twenty international, with many of these international languages only being spoken by select isolated groups.

Indigenous language speakers make up around 6% of the population, despite around 12% of the population identifying as belonging to an indigenous group. The most common languages spoken in this regard are Nahuatl (1.3 million), Yuatec Maya (759 thousand), Mixtec (423 thousand), Zapotec (410 thousand), Tzeltal Maya (371 thousand), Tzotzil Maya (329 thousand), Otomi (239 thousand), Totonac (230 thousand) and Mazatec (206 thousand).

Other languages spoken in the country include English, Arabic, German, Italian, Venetian, Occitan, French, Basque, Catalan, Asturian, Galician, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Hebrew, Plautdietsch, Ladino, Cherokee and Armenian, among others. Although it is important to note that many of the aforementioned languages are only spoken in small pocket communities and villages or by the few roaming immigrants.

Religion

With the major religion in Mexico being Catholicism, over 80% of the country’s population claim to be Roman Catholic with a further 12% considered members of other branches of Christianity (including Protestantism, Othodox, Seventh-day Adventists and more). Only around 3% make up other religions, mainly Muslims, Buddhists, Bahai Practitioners and Jews, and around 5% are considered completely non-religious.

Specifically, there are believed to be over six million Protestants, around half a million Seventh-day Adventists and over a million Jehovah’s witnesses. The orthodoxy has numbers similar to those of the Seventh-day Adventists and the Mormon population is meant to mimic the numbers of the Jehovah’s witnesses. Additionally, the Mexican-born La Luz del Mundo branch of Christianity makes their international headquarters in Mexico in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

Meanwhile, there are around 50,000 Jews in Mexico, around 4000 Muslims (mainly Sunnites and a few Shiites), almost 110,000 Buddhists as well as one of the six Tibet Houses used by the Dalai Lama and other members of Tibetan Buddhism, and over 40,000 Bahai Practitioners.

Museums, Galleries & Architecture

Although Architecture is very modernized in the region nowadays, historically the indigenous tribes built a multitude of large-scale cities out of many heavily-laboured stone bricks. These typically follow pyramid-like stepped structural formats with a lot of emphasis on square shapes and slanted, but symmetrical, angles. Additionally, adorned columns and detailed large stone figures take an important part in native architecture and it’s believed that these were crafted not just to help keep records and legends alive, but also to help demonstrate the influence of the ruling nobility at the time. Some of the most prominent sites include The Pyramid of the Sun and the surrounding Teotihuacan city area, the Temple of Warriors at Chichen Itza, the Statues at Tula, and Uxmal & the Pyramid of the Magician in the Nunnery Quadrangle.

Upon arrival of the Spanish, large-scale monastic developments took place, cultivating in the creation of a wide range of churches, cathedrals and other monastic buildings. These buildings play on a lot of Gothic influences that many churches constructed at the time were subject to, but keep a cleaner and smoother appearance with more emphasis on large stained glass windows and less on spiked steeples and gargoyle-guarded doorways. Famous Hispanic works include the Palace of Michoacan, Chapel of the Rosary in Santo Domingo, Puebla Cathedral and the Indigenous Baroque in Sierra Gorda.

Contemporary architecture, on the other hand, is developed with a sort of neo-mesoamerican appearance, keeping to the original stepped square forms and sense of symmetry used but using modern materials and technology for taller and tighter structures. Good examples of this can be seen in the Torre Latinoamericana and to a lesser extent, the Torre Major, the Santa Fe Business District and the National Auditorium in Chapultepec, Mexico City.

Clothing, Dress Style & Etiquette

Traditionally, clothing was reserved only for the elite and the nobility of the various indigenous tribe castes. However, that which was produced was of the highest quality by the best craftsmen of the time and included fabrics mainly woven from fibers from Yucca and Palm trees as well as Cotton and a type of bark paper called Amate (used only ceremonially). Cotton however, was so precious that is was often used as currency. Clothing was considered an art form and took such skill to make that many Mesoamerican cultures had a god of weaving and buried women with woven items that they had made, even Cortes himself commented on the high quality of the items made by the natives in his letters to King Charles V of Spain.

Out of the pre-Hispanic clothing that survived to this day, common female pieces include the Enredo (wrapped dresses) held in place by a Faja (cloth belts) and often worn with a Quechquemitl (a short square poncho) or a Huipil (a type of tunic). These are often embroidered with various colourful patterns and imagery and a Rebozo (a long rectangular shawl) is often worn over the top.

Few male pre-Hispanic clothing, records or techniques have survived to this day but it is known that the Sarape (a long blanket-like shawl) was a favourite public piece at the time and is still worn today by performers of various arts. Through artwork records of the tribes, it is known that it was very common for men to go about naked during their day to day activities, and to a lesser but still fairly common extent, women as well.

Literature, Poetry, Music & Dance

Indigenous literature wasn’t frequent for the various Mesoamerican cultures, despite developing highly detailed methods of writing and communication systems most legends and myths of the groups were passed down the generations through oral traditions. These tales and philosophies often chronicled the tales of gods and beasts, the creation of the world and many life-lessons to go by. However, some of the tales were passed down through literary means following the Spanish missionaries taking records on paper via the Latin Alphabet. These works include the lyrical works of Acolmiztli Nezahualcoyotl, the Books of Chilam Balam, the Popol Vuh and the chronicles of Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl.

Following the Colonial period, the conquistadores and explorers of the region produced many written accounts of the new world. Additionally, the church regulated written culture for the most part up until the 19th Century, when a revolution in the authoring world produced works such as the epic poem Martin Fierro by Jose Hernandez in 1872 and the novel Sab in 1841, written by Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda. These 19th Century pieces typically focused on the predjudice, oppression and overall bad treatment of the gaucho, women and slave minorities.

In the 20th century following World War II, there was another literary boom and authors such as Julio Cortazar, Emire Rodriguez Monegal and Gabriel Garcia Marquez made their appearances with books such as Rayuela in 1963, Mundo Nuevo in 1966 and Cien anos de soledad also in 1966 respectively. Since then the contemporary literature stage has set in and the public enjoy works such as Antwerp by Roberto Balano in 2002 (but written in 1980), Onze Minutos by Paulo Coelho in 2003 and The Sum of Our Days by Isabel Allende in 2008, as well as many others.

Mexican Music and dance can be split, traditionally-speaking, into five main music forms: Son, Ranchera, Corrido, Mariachi and Banda.

Son features a predominant triple meter with a regular major mode with a harmonic vocabulary limited to progressions from I, IV, II7, V and V5. It’s typically performed by a small group of people with an emphasis on stringed instruments but some region-specific exceptions. The form includes a variety of genres including Abajeno, Chilena, Istmenos, Son Calentano, Sones de Arpa Grande, Son Huasteco, Son Jarocho and Son Jaliscience. These genres are most heavily inspired by and draw from influences from the indigenous peoples of the land.

Traditionally sung by a single performer with a guitar, Ranchera music today is now associated closely with a banda, or band, and incorporates a range of instruments with rhythms typically in 3/4 , 2/4 or 4/4 to mimic the tempos of the waltz, the pola and the bolero, respectively. The genre was originally derived from the ranches because many of the oldest tunes played were originally written about and on the ranches of the era.

Corrido music, on the other hand, features a greater sense of narrative in the form of a ballad. These typically include old legends and stories about criminals, heroes, women and couples, but more contemporary Corrido have been able drug trafficking, migrant labour, immigration and the Chupacabra (a cryptid said to roam the Mexican lands).

Another ensemble-based genre, Mariachi music is performed similarly to Ranchera but typically is more upbeat and lively; the band may use variations of string instruments, bowed instruments and trumpets. Additionally, some Mariachi bands use the accordion, organ, French horn and the flute for more specific arrangements and pieces.

Finally, Banda music was developed to imitate the military bands of the Second Mexican Empire and mimic a sound resembling Polka music greatly. The band can use a great array of instruments and are not limited by traditional origins or typical arrangements, switching up their instruments frequently for various pieces.

Contemporary works, however, are varied greatly and range from the Latin Alternative variants to Mexican Rock, Pop, Ska and Electronic. Popular artists include master guitarist Carlos Santana, rock band Mana, extreme metal band Xiuhtecuhtli and pop singers Enrique Inglesias and Shakira. Additionally, variants of Jazz, Classic, Bolero and Opera are incredibly popular within the country.


Calendar & Events

Starting with January 1st, New Years’ day is declared a public holiday and a day for parties, festivals and celebrations. Five days later on January 6th, Dia de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day) is celebrated in a similar way to the western Christmas, with the giving of gifts and large meals. On February 2nd the Dia de la Candelaria is celebrated with dances, musical performances and an abundance of food. On the 5th of February the public gets another holiday in the form of the Constitution day, celebrating the day Mexico drew up and enacted the new Constitution. Finally, in late February and occasionally early March, Carnaval takes place and a large celebration consisting of even larger parades and processions, dances, fireworks, music and food, begins.

In March, Benito Juarez, the country’s first president, has his birthday celebrated on the 21st in the form of a public holiday, more parties, dancing and music ensues nationwide. From Ash Wednesday to the week following Easter Sunday, the busiest time in Mexico, Holy Week, begins and festivals, parties, fireworks and more kick in full swing. At the end of the Spring Equinox on March 21st, many ancient archaeological structures line up perfectly with the light of the sun, so it’s advised to keep an eye on these spots, especially the most popular one, Chichen-Itza. Lasting from April 3rd to the 7th, the Cuernavaca Flower Fair takes place and on the 12th until May 4th, the San Marcos Fair in Aguascalientes takes place.

On May 1st the country takes another national holiday for Dial de Trabajo (Labour Day) then again on May 5th for Cinco de Mayo, celebrating the defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla by the Mexican forces. In June, Corpus Christi is celebrated and a variety of processions take place, especially around El Tajin where the Voladores, or flying dancers, perform annually. On Dial de la Marina (Navy Day) on June 1st, the coastal towns and villages break into parties and fireworks.

July sees the Guelaguetza Dance Festival which features displays, musical performances and the local fashion and costume. Between the 1st and the 15th of August the International Chamber Music Festival in San Miguel de Allende provides a wide range of unique sounds and tunes to participants in its many parties whilst Dia de la Asuncion de la Virgen Maria (Assumption Day) in the middle of August is celebrated with mass and large processions, especially in Huamantla.

Meanwhile, the Mexican Independence Day, Dia de la Independencia, is celebrated on the 16th of September with a national holiday and a wide variety of celebrations nationwide. Additionally more archeological structures are realigned with the sun’s light during the Autumn Equinox on September 21st for a truly mystical day out, especially in Chichen-Itza. On October 12th, Columbus Day, or Dia de la Raza, is celebrated with a national holiday. This is then followed with the Cervantino Festival which features many performing artists from all over the world, followed by Fiestas de Octubre (October Parties) which see the Mariachi celebrate their music style with performances throughout the cities.

November sees some of the biggest celebrations including the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, on November 1st and 2nd which celebrates life and livelihood and features candy skulls, skeletons and Pan de Muertos (Bread of the Dead), the Day of the Revolution, Dia de la Revolucion, which is celebrated on November 20th but is not marked as a public holiday, and Fiestas de Mar in Puerto Vallarta from November 10th on to the end of the month which celebrates the biggest party and golf tournament in the region.

November’s events are only matched by December, in which the Dia de la Asuncion de la Virgen Guadalupe (Assumption Day) is celebrated on the 1st and the 12th through fireworks, dancing and traditional food and drink. There are also parties for nine days leading up to Christmas Day in the Posadas de Navidad which celebrate the Christian Nativity story. Mexico Celebrates Christmas on the same day in a similar way to other Western countries and on New Years’ eve the celebrations commence again but this time with a twist, during the celebrations colourful eggshells full of food colouring, confetti and the like are thrown about. 


Designed with a distinctive American style with motifs from Las Vegas and the UK, Coco Bongo is located in Cancun and has been known for some of the most blindingly exciting nights in the region, dropping balloons and party streamers at random times during the night.

Another club in Cancun, the Party Rockers known just how start party rocking in the house with streaming lights that flicker throughout the evening and features the capability of a VIP clubbing service to allow you exclusive access to the club, all drinks paid for, for an absolutely amazing night out.

Madala Night Club features a strikingly-brilliant Asian style with a beautiful touch of the orient, the club features a $55 open bar and a lively crowd with blitzingly hot music to last throughout the midnight hours.

The city of Cancun also features the Palazzo, a wild off-the-walls club with a jumping vibe and a beautifully majestic style that’ll leave you wanting more each time you visit.

The Rock Bar in Isla Mujeres will be sure to satisfy your craving for American culture and at the same time, provide you with a cold refreshing drink and a chilled venue to relax for an evening.

Want to experience the top nightlife in all of Playa del Carmen? Now you can with the Playacrawl which features an all-you-can-drink escorted VIP tour moving around some of the best pubs, clubs and bars around the city.

Maybe you require a little something more special? The After Dark Events & Entertainment service offers VIP tours to all participants, this means no lines, unlimited open bars, private tables and a VIP bottle service for those who like to relax.

Or perhaps you’re in the market for something that’s a little more relaxed? The Pez Quadro Beach Club features a beautiful spot by the beach and a place to put your feet up with a cold glass in your hand.

For those looking to satisfy an urge for the sea, Senor Frog’s Bar and Party Boat takes a round trip nightly of the coastline and features parties of all types on board complete with a DJ and a plethora of various types of drinks.

Finally, the Mint Cocktail Bar is the ideal chill out spot complete with a horde of unique drinks and ingredients, a pool table, a dance floor and a DJ who throws down only the best soul, blues, rock, electronic and funk music. 

Money

The currency used in Mexico is the Peso which can be divided into 100 Centavos. The symbols used for these share the a common origin with the Dollar currencies used in the United States and other parts of the world and both use the original Spanish Dollar and Cent symbols. The international code used is MXN and MXN 1 is equivalent to about $0.07 or £0.05.

Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 Centavo variants as well as 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 Peso variants. Meanwhile Bank notes come in 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Peso variants.

Economy

Mexico’s Economy is statistically the 14th largest in the world and the 10th largest by purchasing power parity. The country also owns the world’s hardest working labour force in terms of annual hours worked with 78 million Mexican workers, according to the OECD and the WTO. Mexico’s chief exports include the high-quality automotive industry which is world renowned for well-designed muscle cars, Cemex the world’s largest cement producer and the biggest construction company on the planet, Gruma the largest producer of corn-flour in the world and many more.

The technology industry is increasingly prevalent in the country with around 20% of all exports being high-tech industrial production-based. These typically include tablet PCs, televisions, computers, OEM and ODM manufacture and various PC components. Tourism is also incredibly important in the country and has been ranked the 8th most visited country in the world mainly due to its extensive culture and large abandoned ancient cities and archaeological sites. However, the biggest sector is the Services in the country which account for over 70% of the country’s gross domestic produce and are said to employ around 60% of the population.

Banking

In the past twenty years the majority of Mexican banks have been bought out by many corporate banks of the developed Western World and as a result not only is banking easier than ever but now ATMs are widespread across the region and as a result money is easy to withdraw and transfer. However it’s important to note that most ATMs charge a 3% fee for withdrawals and fake ATM machines used by scammers are rampant, so whenever possible use an ATM in a bank and err on the side of caution. Additionally, the dollar sign is used for both MXN Pesos and USD Dollars so make sure you’re withdrawing the right amount.

Types of accounts vary but the typical three held in most Mexican Banks are: Peso Denominated Checking Accounts which require a significant deposit to open, these are used for day-to-day activities. US Dollar Checking Accounts are similar to the Peso Denominated variety but are designed for USD input rather than MXN. Lastly, Certificates of Deposit accounts are only offered in Pesos but the interest is typically the highest out of the three types, albeit with a restriction on withdrawals.

Taxes

Corporate Tax in the country is at around 28% to 30% but Individual Tax can vary from 3% to 29% based on your income. Additionally, there’s a 35% Payroll Tax and VAT remains at around 16%. Meanwhile, depending on the vehicle driven you may be subject to Vehicle Tax in some states, although some states do not tax this at all. 


Fusing together European and the Indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica, Mexican Cuisine features some of the most culturally diverse and critically unique dishes across the world. Some of the most common staple foods are taken directly from the native diet and include corn, chili peppers and beans but also feature food imported by the Spanish during their time in the country, these include beef, chicken, sheep and goat as well as cheese and some types of spices and non-indigenous herbs.

In the north its normal to eat Cabrito (spitroast goat), Arrachera (a cut of beef steak taken from the plate), Cuajada (a sweet creamy curd made from milk), Queso Fresco (farmer’s cheese) and almost sixty varieties of a smoked cheese called Asadero. The region is best known for the presence of wheat in many of its meals, especially in the production of tortillas. Additionally the region has recently seen widespread influence of Chinese and Jewish traditions in the production of food and Baja Med cuisine has emerged most of all.

Southern cuisine typically includes more influences from the Zapotec and, more prominently, the Mixtec civilizations. Mole sauce is commonly used in dishes and may include Negro, Coloradito, Amarillo, Chichillo, Mancha Manteles, Verde and Rojo varieties. Tamale, a type of dough dish, is commonly produced with corn and black beans are used frequently in soups alongside Enfrijoladas, a dish made out of corn tortillas, beans and cheese.



Moving more Westwards, the cuisine is based primarily on the Purepecha culture and features a larger amount of seafood in the diet. Dishes may include a variety of Tamales with different fillings called Corundas, Cactus Fruit flavoured stew, Menudo (a type of soup made with beef stomach and with a red chili pepper base) and many imported dishes such as rice and pork. Fish are most prevalent in the varieties of Marlin, Snapper, Shrimp, Swordfish, Tuna and Octopus, whilst tropical fruits and mild green chili peppers are used heavily.

Finally, on the far eastern region of the country the Yucatan peninsula houses even more types of cuisine. Food eaten here may include a range of tropical fruits, more so than their neighbours, in the forms of bitter oranges, tamarinds, avocados, plums and mamey. Additionally the region utilizes dishes such as the Cochinita Pibil, which is made by slowly roasting pork after marinating the meat in citrus juice and annatto seeds and wrapping it in a banana leaf.

Corn is also used in the hot drink Atole (flavoured with fruit, chocolate and rice) as well as being fermented for cold drinks such as Tejuino and Pozol. Many street vendors in Mexico sell these incredibly sweet drinks. Among the alcoholic drinks, famous varieties include Tequila, Pulque, Mezcal and Aguardiente as well as types of rum, wine, beer and brandy. Finally, Chocolate is commonly produced and drank in the country after being mixed with vanilla, chili pepper and Achiote (a type of seed from a tree of the same name). 

VISA Requirements

You require a VISA to enter Mexico unless you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below:

European Union
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Hong Kong
Israel
Jamaica
Japan
Macau
Marshall Islands
Malaysia
Micronesia
Monaco
New Zealand
Palau
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Republic of Korea
San Marino
Singapore
Trinidad and Tobago
United States
Uruguay
Vatican City
Venezuela

All Citizens of the above nations do not require a VISA to visit Mexico and may stay for up to 30 days for transit or up to 180 days for tourism or business reasons.
Citizens of Russia, Turkey and Ukraine may apply for authorization to stay in Mexico for up to 180 days through the Electronic Authorization System.

Additionally, all passengers who would require a VISA normally may use Mexico City for transit provided they spend no more than 24 hours in the country.

Health Care

Provided via both public institutions and private practitioners, all those who can afford the private healthcare are entitled to it, while public health care delivery is accomplished via a provisioning and delivery system through the Mexican Federal Government.

Despite achieving Universal Health Care in 2012, Mexico’s health care system is reputed to lag severely behind other developed nations in terms of standards and availability. For instance, for every thousand people there are around two doctors and nurses available, the mortality rate for children younger than five is at around 15 out of 1000 live births and only about 98% of people have access to potable water with only just about 80% having access to sanitation.

Despite these flaws, Mexico’s health care has still developed dramatically, even more so than other developed countries, in the last decade. Alongside this fact, the system is very affordable with Mexican dentistry often only costing 20-25% of the price of the US as well as an overnight stay in a private hospital room costing around $35. Due to this, somewhere around sixty thousand American seniors spend their retirement years in Mexico. Additionally, due to a widespread amount of training, the quality of physicians in Mexico has been compared to that of the US.

Transportation

Mexico’s roadways are noted to be some of the longest in the world with over 366,000 kilometres of roadway and 116,000 kilometres paved. Of these over 10,500 kilometres are multi-lane expressways, over 9,500 kilometres are four-lane highways and all other roads have at least six lanes.

Meanwhile the Rail network is privatized and has been since 1998, the railways include the Mexico City Metro, Monterrey Metro, Xochimilco Light Rail and Guadalajara light rail system. Additionally, a high-speed rail has been proposed to be built between Mexico City and Guadalajara, passing through the cities of Queretaro, Guanajuato, Leon and Irapuato in the process.

Air-wise, Mexico had over 1800 airports and is the 3rd most air-traffic dominated country in the world and has the most advanced airport infrastructure in the whole of Latin American. These airways transport over 26 million passengers a year and are home to over seventy domestic airline companies.

Mexico also has over seventy seaports and more than ten river ports, these include Veracruz, Altamira, Lazaro Cardenas and Manzanillo as the most populous.

Embassies

Embassies in Mexico include:
 
Algerian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Algeria in Mexico
Sierra Madre 540 Lomas de
Chapultepec Mexico
DF CP 11000
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52 55 55 20 69 50, 52 55 55 20 86 56
Fax: 52 55 55 40 75 79
Email: Embajadadealgeria@yahoo.com.mx
 
Angola Angolan Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Angola in Mexico City, Mexico
Av. Schiller n503
Col-Polano
CP 11560 - Mexico DF
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52 5) 545 58 83 / 545 44 71 / 545 46 18
Fax: (52 5) 545 27 33
Email: luanda@data.net.mx
 
Argentina Argentinian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Argentina in Mexico City, Mexico
Av. Paseo de las Palmas Nro 910,
Lomas de Chapultepec C.P. 11000
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52) 55 - 5520-9430
Fax: (52) 55 - 5540-5011
Email: embajada@embajadaargentina.mx
Office Hours: 09.00 a 17.00
 
Australia Australian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Australian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Ruben Dario 55, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec
11580 Mexico DF
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone:  +52-55-11012200
Fax: +52-55-1101-2201
Website: http://www.mexico.embassy.gov.au/
Email: australianembassy.mexico@dfat.gov.au
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8.30 h - 17.15 h
 
Australia Australian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Australian Consulate in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Batallon De San Patricio No. 111, Piso 16
Desp. 1602
Condominio Torre Comercial America
Col. Valle Oriente
66269 Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
City: Monterrey
Phone:  +52 81 8158 0791, 8157-0793
Fax: +52 81 8158 0799
Website: http://www.mexico.embassy.gov.au
Details: This post is headed by an Honorary Consul.
 
Austria Austrian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Austria in Mexico City, Mexico
Sierra Tarahumara 420
Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico, D.F., Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone:  (+52/55) 52 51 08 06
Fax: (+52/55) 52 45 01 98
Website: http://www.embajadadeaustria.com.mx/
Email: mexiko-ob@bmeia.gv.at
 
Austria Austrian Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Consulate of Austria in Cancun, Mexico
Pecari No. 37, esq. Av. Tulum, SM 20
77500 Cancun, Q. Roo
Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone:  (+52) (998) 884 54 31
Fax: (+52) (998) 884 53 89
Email: claudiaemx@yahoo.com.mx
 
Austria Austrian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Austria in Guadalajara, Mexico
Montevideo 2695, Providencia
44630 Guadalajara, Jalisco
Mexico
City: Guadalajara
Phone:  (+52) (33) 36 42 83 90
 (+52) (33) 36 42 84 40
Fax: (+52) (33) 36 41 00 26
Email: tmaza@coufalabogados.com
Office Hours: 09.00-13.00
 
Austria Austrian Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Consulate of Austria in Merida, Mexico
Av. Colon Nr. 501-C, Desp. A-309/310
97000 Merida, Yucatan
Mexico
City: Merida
Phone:  (+52) (999) 925 63 86
Fax: (+52) (999) 925 80 68
Email: bulnesa@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 09.30-13.00, 17.00-20.00
 
Austria Austrian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Austria in Monterrey, Mexico
Ave. Ricardo Margain No. 260
Colonia Valle del Campestre
Torre Villacero, piso 4
Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, C. P.
Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone:  (+52/81) 81 52 50 68
 (+52/81) 83 35 92 02
Fax: (+52/81) 81 52 50 46
 (+52/81) 81 52 50 73
Email: austria1@prodigy.net.mx,cmonteal@villacero.com.mx
Office Hours: 08.30-13.00
 
Austria Austrian Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Consulate of Austria in Tijuana, Mexico
Boulevard Agua Caliente 12792
Fracc. Del Prado
22440 Tijuana B.C.
Mexico
City: Tijuana
Phone:  (+52) (664) 608 44 97
Fax: (+52) (664) 608 44 97
Email: direccion@bajainn.com
Office Hours: 09.00-14.00, 15.00-18.00
 
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Mexico City, Mexico
Avenida Virreyes N 1015
(Lomas de Chapultepec)
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
11000 Mexico, D. F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: 5540-4109
Fax: 5540-1366
Website: http://www.azembassy.org.mx/
Email: imukhtarov@yahoo.com
 
Belgium Belgian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Belgium in Mexico City, Mexico
Musset 41
Col. Polanco, C.P. 11550
Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico
Phone:  + (52) (55) 52.80.07.58
Fax: + (52) (55) 52.80.02.08
Website: http://www.diplomatie.be/mexico/
Email: Mexico@diplobel.fed.be
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Cancun, Mexico
Plaza Tropical, Local 59
Avenida Tulum 192 SM4 MZ17
CP 77500 Cancun - Quintana Roo
City: Cancun
Phone: + (52) (99) 88.92.25.12
Website: http://www.diplomatie.be
Email: consul@belgicacancun.com,info@belgicacancun.com
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Chihuahua, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Chihuahua, Mexico
Manesa S.A. de C.V.
Calle Juan Ruiz de Alarcon 305
Complejo Industrial Chihuahua
Chihuahua, Mexico
City: Chihuahua
Phone: + (52) (61) 44.81.14.49
Fax: + (52) (61) 44.81.19.61
Email: wkerckaert@manesa.com
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Guadalajara, Mexico
Privada de la Nogalera 11
Las Canadas
45132 Zapopan
City: Guadalajara
Phone: + (52) (33) 36.85.04.02
Fax: + (52) (33) 36.85.04.02
Email: consubelgdl@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: By appointment only.
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Monterrey, Mexico
Tenochtitlan 225
Col.Valle de San Angel
CP 66290, San Pedro Garza - Nuevo Leon
City: Monterrey
Phone: + (52) (81) 11.55.87.65
Fax: + (52) (81) 81.35.90.78
Email: Consbel@hotmail.com
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Puebla, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Puebla, Mexico
Sauces nr 20
Col. Cipreses de Zavaleta
72170 Puebla, PUE
City: Puebla
Phone: + (52) (22) 22.24.68.69
Fax: + (52) (22) 22.24.15.93
Email: agroqui@prodigy.net.mx
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Puebla, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Puebla, Mexico
Sauces nr 20
Col. Cipreses de Zavaleta
72170 Puebla, PUE
City: Puebla
Phone: + (52) (22) 22.24.68.69
Fax: + (52) (22) 22.24.15.93
Email: agroqui@prodigy.net.mx
 
Belgium Belgian Consulate in Boca Del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Veracruz, Mexico
4° Piso Torre Financiera Continental
Blvd. A. Ruiz Cortinez No.3495
C.P. 94298
City: Boca del Rio, Veracruz
Phone: + (52) (229) 922.82.57
Office: + (52) (229) 938.75.67 / 939.55.75
Mobile:+ (52) (229) 928.79
Fax: + (52) (229) 938.73.92
Email: jmurreta@prodigy.net.mx,direccion@smsmexico.com
Office Hours: 9:00-14:00 hrs. 15:30-18:30 hrs.
 
Belize Belizean Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Consulate of Belize in Merida, Mexico
Calle 53 No. 498
Con 56 X 58
Colonia Centro
Merida, Yucatan
City: Merida
Phone: (52) 999-9-28 61 52
Fax: (52) 999-9-28 39 62
Email: consbelize@dutton.com.mx
Details: Honorary Consul Mr. Michael Alfredo Dutton Delorme
 
Belize Belizean Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Belize in Monterrey, Mexico
Manuel Pena y Pena 823
Col. Bella Vists
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon 64410, Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: (52) 818-31-5778
(52) 818-31-5779
Fax: (52) 818-372-6226
Details: Honorary Consul Mr. Raymundo Perez Lancon
 
Belize Belizean Consulate in Chetumal, Mexico
Consulate of Belize in Chetumal, Q.Roo, Mexico
Calle Ramon F. Iturbe No. 476
Colonia Adolfo Lopez Mateos
Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
City: Chetumal
Phone: (52) 983-832-57-64
Fax: 00 (52) 98331937
Email: conbelizeqroo@gmail.com
Details: Honorary Consul Mr. Jorge Valencia
 
Belize Belizean Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Belize in Mexico City, Mexico
Bernardo de Galvez Calle 215
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico D.F. 11000
City: Mexico
Phone: (52) 555  520 - 1274
(52) 555  520 - 1346
Fax: (52) 555 - 520- 6089
Email: embelize@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Consular hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 
Botswana Botswana Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Consulate of Botswana in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de Tamarindos 400
P.B. Local 6
Bosques de las Lomas
C.P. 05120, Mexico, D.F.
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone:  (+52) 55 5258-0311
Fax: (+52) 55 5258-0308
Email: omars@amparo.com.mx
 
Brazil Brazilian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Brazil in Mexico
Calle Lope de Armendariz, 130
Col.: Lomas Virreyes
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
Mexico, D.F. 11000
City: Mexico City
Phone:  (+5255) 5201-4531
Fax: (+5255) 5520-6480
Website: http://www.brasil.org.mx
Email: brasemb.mexico@itamaraty.gov.br
 
Bulgaria Bulgarian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Bulgarian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma 1990
Lomas de Chapultepec
P.O. Box 41-505
Mexico C.D.F., Mexico 11001
City: Mexico City
Phone:  (+52 55) 5596 32 83
 (+52 55) 5596 32 95
Fax: (+52 55) 5596 10 12
Email: ebulgaria@yahoo.com
Office Hours: 09:00 At 12:00 Hours
 
Canada Canadian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Canadian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
calle Schiller No. 529, Colonia Polanco
11580 Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: (011 52) 55 57.24-79.00
Fax: (011 52) 55 57.24-79.43
Website: http://www.mexico.gc.ca
Email: embassy@canada.org.mx,mxicocs@international.gc.ca
Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 8 :45 to 17: 15
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate General of Canada in Monterrey, Mexico
Edificio Kalos C-1. suite 108 A
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
64000
City: Monterrey
Phone: 52 (81) 8344-3200/8344-2753
Fax: 52 (81) 8344-3048
Email: monterrey@international.gc.ca
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Guadalajara, Mexico
World Trade Centre, Torre Pacifico, Piso 8, Avenida
Mariano Otero # 1249, Col. Rinconada del Bosque
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
44530
City: Guadalajara
Phone: (011 52 33) 3671 4740
Fax: (011 52 33) 3671 4750
Website: http://www.canada.org.mx
Email: gjara@international.gc.ca
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Edificio Obelisco Local 108, Avenida Francisco Medina Ascencio
No. 1951, Zona Hotelera Las Glorias Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Mexico 48300
City: Puerto Vallarta
Phone: (011 52 322) 293-0098 / 293-0099
Fax: (011 52 322) 293-2894
Website: http://www.canada.org.mx
Email: vallarta@canada.org.mx
Office Hours: 9:00/ 12:00PM (Notarial services)
9:00 / 3:30PM Monday to Friday
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Oaxaca, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Oaxaca, Mexico
Pino Suarez No. 700, Interior 11B, Plaza Brena,
Colonia Centro
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
68000
City: Oaxaca
Phone: (011 52 951)513-3777
Fax: (011 52 951) 515-2147
Email: oaxaca@canada.org.mx
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
The Consulate of Canada in Cancun, Mexico
Plaza Caracol II, 3er piso,Local 330, Boulevard
Kukulcan Km 8.5 Zona Hotelera
Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
77500
City: Cancun
Phone: (011 52 998) 883-3360/883-3361
Fax: (011 52 998) 883-3232
Email: cancun@canada.org.mx
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Acapulco, Mexico
Pasaje Diana Local 16
Av. Costera Miguel Aleman #121
Fracc. Magallanes
39670 Acapulco, Guerrero
City: Acapulco
Phone: (011 52 744) 484-1305 or 481-1349
Fax: (011 52 744) 484-1306
Email: acapulco@canada.org.mx
Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:30 - 12:30
Details: Area of accreditation: States of Guerrero and Michoacan
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Tijuana, Mexico
German Gedovius 10411-101,
Condominio del Parque, Zona Rio
Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico
22320
City: Tijuana
Phone: (011 52 664) 684-0461
Fax: (011 52 664) 684-0301
Email: tijuana@canada.org.mx
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in Mazatlan, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in Mazatlan, Mexico
Hotel Playa Mazatlan, Ave. Playa Gaviotas 202,
Local 9, Zona Dorado
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
82110
City: Mazatlan
Phone: (011 52 669) 913-7320
Fax: (011 52 669)914-6655
Email: mazatlan@canada.org.mx
 
Canada Canadian Consulate in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
Consulate of Canada in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
Plaza Jose Green, Local 9,
Boulevard Mijares s/n,
Colonia Centro
San Jose del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
City: San Jose del Cabo
Phone: (011 52 624) 142-4333
Fax: (011 52 624) 142-4262
Email: loscabos@canada.org.mx
 
Chile Chilean Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Chile in Mexico
11560 Delegación Miguel Hidalgo,
Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52(55) 5280 9681
5280 9689
Fax: 52(55) 5280 9703
Website: http://www.embajadadechile.com.mx
Email: echilmex@prodigy.net.mx
 
Chile Chilean Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Consulate General of Chile in Mexico
Arquímedes 212 5to. Piso, Colonia Polanco.
CP. 11570, Mexico, DF.
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52(55) 5531 0486
5531 0491
55319965
Fax: 52(55) 5545 1043
Website: http://www.paginasprodigy.com/consuldechile
Email: consuldechile@prodigy.net.mx
 
Chile Chilean Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate General of Chile in Guadalajara
Avenida La Paz 2469, CP 45100
Sector Juarez, Guadalajara, Jalisco.
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 01 33 36150204
Fax: 01 33 36157083
 
Chile Chilean Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Chile in Monterrey
Avenida Lazaro Cardenas 2400 Poniente,
Condominio Los Soles,
Despacho C 42, CP 66220
Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon.
City: Monterrey
Phone:  01 81 83633015 / 83633800
Fax: 01 81 83633802
Email: aet@infosel.net.mx
 
Chile Chilean Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Chile in Cancun
Gacela 11, SM 20, CP 77510
Cancún Quintana Roo
City: Cancun
Phone:  01 99 88928406
Fax: 01 99 88922219
 
China Chinese Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Chinese Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Av. Rio Magdalena 172
Col. Tizapan San Angel
Mexico DF
D.F.C.P. 01090
City: Mexico
Phone:  0052-55-56160609
Fax: 0052-55-56160460
Website: http://www.embajadachina.org.mx
Email: chinaemb_mx_admin@mfa.gov.cn
 
China Chinese Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Chinese Consulate General in Tijuana, Mexico
Av. Lomas del Monte 1614. Fracc. Lomas de Agua Caliente
Primera Seccion Tijuana, B. C. 22440, Mexico
City: Tijuana
Phone:  0052-664-6816771
Fax: 0052-664-6219762
Email: chinagct.hotmail.com
 
Colombia Colombian Embassy in Mexico D.F, Mexico
Embassy of Colombia in Mexico D.F, Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma No.379 Pisos
1,5 Y 6 Col. Cuahuhtemoc Mexico
D.F. 06500
City: Mexico D.F
Phone: 009 52 5 2027299
Fax: 009 52 5 5209669
Email: emexico@minrelext.gov.co
 
Costa Rica Costa Rican Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Costa Rica in Mexico
Rio Poo 113, entre Rio Lerma y Rio Panuco
Colonia Cuauhtemoc, Mexico D.F.
Codigo Postal 06500
City: Mexico City
Phone:  (00525) 55 525 7765 / 55 525 7766/55257764/52 08 99 68
Fax: (00525) 55 511 9240
Website: http://www.embajada.decostaricaenmexico.org/
Email: embajada@embajada.decostaricaenmexico.org
Office Hours: Lunes a Jueves de las 9:00 a las 17:30 horas
Viernes de las 9:00 a las 14:00 horas
 
Croatia Croatian Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in Mexico City, Mexico
Avenida Revolucion 1358, Guadalupe Inn.
Delegacion Alvaro Obregon
Mexico D.F. 01020
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone:  +52 55 56 60 4897
Fax: +52 55 55 93 5739
Email: delcamposteta@yahoo.com
 
Cuba Cuban Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Cuba in Mexico City, Mexico
Presidente Masaryk No. 554
Colonia Polanco
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo. C.P. 11560,
Mexico City
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52) (55) 62367693
(52) (55) 62368732
Fax: (52) (55) 62368744
Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/mexico
Email: embajada@embacuba.com.mx
Office Hours: Customer service (at the consulate): Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am. to 2:00 pm Closed on holidays in Cuba
Details: Ambassador: Manuel Francisco Aguilera de la Paz
 
Cuba Cuban Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Cuban Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Calle 1-D No. 320/42 and 52
Colonia Campestre
Merida, Yucatan CP 97125
Mexico
City: Merida
Phone: (52)(99) 944-4215
Fax: (52)(99) 944-3283
Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/mexico
Email: consul@dmx.consulcuba.cu
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am. to 1:30 pm Closed on public holidays and holidays in Cuba & Mexico
Details: Consul General: Jesús Manuel García Rodríguez
 
Cuba Cuban Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Cuban Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
No. 17 Pecari St.
Super Manzana 20
Municipio Benito Juarez
Cancun, Quintana
Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone: (52) (99) 884-3423
Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/mexico
Email: cubacancun@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 am. to 1:00 pm Closed on holidays in Cuba
Details: Consul: Homero Saker Rivero
 
Cuba Cuban Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Cuban Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Puebla, Chiapas
Oaxaca, Tabasco
Veracruz
Mexico
City: Veracruz
Phone: (52)(229) 921-4304
Fax: (52)(229) 921-4304
Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/mexico
Email: consul@vmx.consulcuba.cu
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am. to 1:30 pm Closed on public holidays and holidays Cuba Mexico
Details: Consul General: María Luisa Fernández Eguilaz Consul: Jorge Valdés Martínez
 
Cuba Cuban Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Cuban Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Street No. 2859
JA Robertson between Virgilio Garza and Jose Calderon
Colonia Chepevera, C. P. 64030
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: (52) 8348-3477
Fax: (52) 8347-7912
Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/mexico
Email: consul@mmx.consulcuba.cu
Office Hours: Opening hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am. to 2:00 pm. closed on holidays in Cuba.
Details: Consul General: Luis Abrahan Quirantes Bouza
 
Cuba Cuban Consulate in Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Cuba in Mexico City, Mexico
Presidente Masaryk No.554
e/ Bernard Cshaw y Linea del Ferrocarril Cuernavaca
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo, CP 11560
City: Mexico
Phone: 52802453
52805591 ext.313
Email: esther@embacuba.com.mx
 
Cyprus Cypriot Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Guadalajara, Mexico
Calle Reforma No. 2725
Circunvalacion Vallarta
Zona Minerva
C.P. 44680 Guadalajara, Jalisco
Mexico
City: Guadalajara
Phone:  (005233) 38340556
Fax: (005233) 38340246 (Res.)
Email: georgen@qualatex.com
 
Cyprus Cypriot Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Monterrey, Mexico
Manuel M. Ponce 361
Col. Colinas de San Jeronimo
64630 Monterrey, NUEVO LEÓN
Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone:  (005281) 83152910
Mobile: (005281) 884740621
Fax: (005281) 83152910
Email: quimaster@gigauno.com
 
Cyprus Cypriot Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Cancun, Mexico
Avenida Yaxchilan
SM17, MZA.2, Lote #13
Cancun, Quintana Roo
77505 Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone:  (0052 998) 8920888,  (00521 998) 8454782 (Mob.)
Fax: (0052 998) 8877006
Email: chipre@consulado-de-chipre-cancun.org
 
Cyprus Cypriot Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Mexico
Sierra Gorda 370
Lomas de Chapultepec
C.P 11000 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico
Phone:  0052 (55) 52027600
0052 (55) 52023096
Fax: 0052 (55) 55202693
Website: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/embassymexico
Email: chipre@prodigy.net.mx,limassol@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 08:00 - 15 :00 (Monday - Friday)
Open to the public 09:00 - 14:00 (Monday - Friday)
 
Czech Republic Czech Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico City, Mexico
Cuvier 22, Col. Nueva Anzures
Del. Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11590 Mexico
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52) 55 5531 2544
Fax: (+52) 55 5531 1837
Website: http://www.mzv.cz/mexico
Email: mexico@embassy.mzv.cz
Office Hours: Lunes a Viernes 08.00 - 15.00 hrs
 
Czech Republic Czech Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Monterrey, Mexico
Pabellón TEC, Ave. Garza Sada No. 427 Sur,
planta alta, Local 20, Col. Alta Vista,
C.P. 64840 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
City: Monterrey
Phone: 0052/81/83691605
Fax: 0052/81/83691650
Email: Monterrey@honorary.mzv.cz,consuladocheco@gmail.com
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 18.00
 
Czech Republic Czech Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Guadalajara, Mexico
Lopez Cotilla 1127,
44160 Guadalajara Jalisco
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 0052/1/33/3827-2354
Fax: 0052/33/3827-2354
Email: guadalajara@honorary.mzv.cz
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10.30 - 15.00
 
Czech Republic Czech Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Tijuana, Mexico
Blvd. Fundadores No. 2951-B,
Col. Juarez, C.P. 22150 Tijuana
City: Tijuana
Phone: 001/66/4684 9732, 4638 8662, 4638 8663, 4634 1111
Fax: 001/66/4684 8286
Email: tijuana@honorary.mzv.cz,consulrepchecatj@yahoo.com
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 09.30 - 15.00 hod
 
Denmark Danish Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Royal Danish Embassy in Mexico
Calle Tres Picos 43
Apartado Postal 105-105
Col. Chapultepec Morales
11580 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52 555255 3405
Fax: +52 555545 5797
Website: http://www.ambmexicocity.um.dk
Email: mexamb@um.dk
 
Dominican Republic Dominican Embassy in Distrito Federal, Mexico
Embassy of Dominican Republic in Mexico
Prado Sur 755 (entre Monte Blanco y Monte Everest)
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Del. Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11000, Mexico, D.F.
City: Distrito Federal
Phone: (5255) 5540 3841; 5520 7661
Fax: 5520 0779
Website: http://www.serex.gov.do/exterior/misiones/an/mx/emb/default.aspx
Email: embajada@embadom.org.mx
Office Hours: 9am - 3pm
 
Dominican Republic Dominican Consulate in Distrito Federal, Mexico
Consulate General in El Distrito Federal, Mexico
Bahía Magdalena No. 148 Despacho 307
Col. Verónica Anzures
Del. Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11300, México, D.F.
City: Distrito Federal
Phone: (5255) 5260 7262
Fax: 5260 7289
Website: http://www.serex.gov.do/exterior/misiones/an/mx/emb/default.aspx
Email: consudomex@yahoo.com.mx
Office Hours: 10am - 3pm
 
Dominican Republic Dominican Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Dominican Republic in Monterrey, Mexico
Calle Lázaro Cárdenas No. 2475 Poniente,
Colonia Villas San Agustín, Garza García Nuevo León
C.P. 66270, Monterrey.
City: Monterrey
Phone: 0181-81-33-30-10 ; 0181-81-33-30-30; 0181-83-63-15-00
Website: http://www.serex.gov.do/exterior/misiones/an/mx/emb/default.aspx
Email: ave@ladrilleramecanizada.com
 
Dominican Republic Dominican Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Dominican Republic in Guadalajara
Calle Colón No. 632, Colonia Centro,
Sector Juárez, C.P. 44180
Guadalajara, Jalisco.
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 0133-3613-5478; 0133-3614-5808
Fax: 0133-3614 5008
Website: http://www.serex.gov.do/exterior/misiones/an/mx/emb/default.aspx
Email: garibi98@yahoo.com
 
Ecuador Ecuadorian Embassy in Mexico D.F., Mexico
Embassy of Ecuador in Mexico
Calle Tennyson N 217, entre Av. Homero y Horacio
Colonia Polanco
11560 Mexico D.F., Mexico
City: Mexico D.F.
Phone: (0052) 55 55 45 31 41; (0052) 55 55 45 60 13
Fax: (0052) 55 55 54 24 42
Email: mecuamex@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
 
Ecuador Ecuadorian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Ecuadorian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Morelos 685, Colonia Centro
C.P. 44100, Guadalajara, Jalisco
City: Guadalajara
Phone: (5233) 3613 1666
Fax: (5233) 3613 1729
Email: enriquewatanabe@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30 pm
 
Ecuador Ecuadorian Consulate in Mexico, Mexico
Ecuadorian Consulate in Mexico, Mexico
Calle Tennyson N 217, entre Av. Homero y Horacio
Colonia Polanco
11560 Mexico D.F., Mexico
City: Mexico
Phone: (005255) 55 45 95 04
Fax: (005255) 52 54 24 42
Email: cecumexico@mmrree.gov.ec; secreadmin@consuladoecuador.com.mx
 
Ecuador Ecuadorian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Ecuadorian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Londres 906, con París (entrar por Hidalgo y Martín de Zabala)
Colonia Mirador, Centro, C. P. 64070
Monterrey, Nuevo León
City: Monterrey
Phone: (0052 81) 8342 2935
Fax: (0052 81) 8343 1244
Email: apozo@interclan.net
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 2pm - 6pm
 
Egypt Egyptian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Egypt in Mexico
Alejandro Dumas 131 Col. Polanco 11560 , Mexico, D.F
City: Mexico
Phone: (5255)52817505-52810698-52810823
Fax: (5255)52821294
 
El Salvador Salvadoran Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of El Salvador in Mexico
Calle Temistocles 288, Colonia Polanco
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11560
City: Mexico City
Phone: 0 525 281 5725 or 0 525 281 5723
Fax: 0 525 280 0657
 
Estonia Estonian Consulate in Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consul in Mexico City
Alerces 81, Bosques de las Lomas
Mexico 11700 DF
Mexico
City: Mexico
Phone: (52 55) 5280 8080; 5282 0246; (52 55) 9138 8073
Fax: (52 55) 52 80 45 82
Email: Lebrun.claude@lfm.edu.mx
 
Finland Finnish Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Finland in Mexico
Monte Pelvoux 111, piso 4
Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec
11000, D.F.
City: Mexico
Phone: +(52-55)-5540 6036
Fax: +(52-55)-5540 0114
Website: http://www.finlandia.org.mx
Email: sanomat.mex@formin.fi
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Acapulco, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Av. Cuauhtemoc 182
Gro. 39670
City: Acapulco
Phone: (52 744) 486 89 89
Fax: (52 744) 485 28 69
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Cancun, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Av. Nader No. 28-1, locales 1 y 2
Edificio Popolnah, sm 2
77500, Quintana Roo
City: Cancun
Phone: +52-998-884-1600, +52-998-884-1557
Fax: +52-998-884-1643
Email: notariacancun@prodigy.net.mx, notariacancun@hotmail.com
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Calle Bolivia 282 Sur
32000 Chihuahua
City: Ciudad Juarez
Phone: +52-656-612 5424
Fax: +52-656-615 6534
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Justo Sierra 2562, Oficinas 5 y 7
Colonia Ladrón de Guevara
44680
City: Guadalajara
Phone: +52-33 3616 3623, 3616 5486
Fax: +52-33-3616 1501
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Merida, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Calle 86-B, No. 595-B
Apartado Postal 1121
97000 Yucatan
City: Merida
Phone: +52-999-984 0399, 984 0201
Fax: +52-999-984 0188
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Monterrey, Mexico
Ave. Constitución 405 pte. Piso 3
Postal address: Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Apartado Postal No. 2
64000
City: Monterrey
Phone: +52-81-8369 7036
Fax: +52-81-8369 7030
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Puebla, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Puebla, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Tepeaca 64
Col. La Paz
PUE. C.P. 72160
City: Puebla
Phone: +52-222 231 7414
Fax: +52-222 231 7415
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Tampico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Tampico, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Avenida Chairel 610-B
Colonia Águila
89230
City: Tampico
Phone: (52-833) 212 1893
Fax: (52-833) 219 1801
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Tijuana, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Gral. Manuel Márquez de León No. 950
Zona Urbana Río Tijuana
22010 Baja California
City: Tijuana
Phone: +52-664-6835074, 6835288
Fax: +52-664-6835293
Email: finlandia@unimedios.com.mx
 
Finland Finnish Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Veracruz, Mexico
Consulado honorario de Finlandia
Emparan No 251, Colonia Centro
Apartado Postal 15, 91700
City: Veracruz
Phone: +52-229-931 2437, 932 2184, 932 3281
Fax: +52-229-931 2437, 932 2184, 932 3281
 
France French Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of France in Mexico City, Mexico
Campos Eliseos 339 - Colonia Polanco
11560 Mexico DF
City: Mexico City
Phone: [52] (55) 91 71 97 00
Fax: [52] (55) 917 19 893
Website: http://www.ambafrance-mx.org/
Email: prensa@ambafrance-mx.org
 
France French Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Consulate General of France in Mexico City, Mexico
Calle La Fontaine 32 - Colonia Polanco
11560 Mexico DF
City: Mexico City
Phone: [52] (55) 91 71 97 00
Fax: [52] (55) 91 71 98 58
Website: http://www.consulfrance-mexico.org/
Email: consulat.mexico-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr
 
Germany German Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Germany in Mexico City, Mexico
Lord Byron No. 737, Col. Polanco Chapultepec, 11560 México, D.F.
P.O Box M-10792, 0600 México, D.F. Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (01 55) 5283 22 00
Fax: (01 55) 5281 25 88
Website: http://www.mexiko.diplo.de
Email: info@embajada-alemana.org.mx
 
Germany German Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Veracruz, Mexico
World Trade Center, Blvd. Adolfo Ruinz Cortínez 3497, Col. Ylang Ylang,
94290 Boca del Río, Ver.
City: Veracruz, Mexico
Phone: (01-229) 927 0656
Fax: (0052 229) 104 67 81
Email: consulaleman-ver@rembermex.com.mx
 
Germany German Consulate in Chihuahua, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Chihuahua, Mexico
Ave. del Campestre No. 175, Col. Club Campestre, 31213 Chihuahua/Chih
City: Chihuahua, Mexico
Phone: (0052 614) 411 27 62 / (0052 614) 424 29 91
Fax: (0052 614) 411 27 62
Email: klauskientzle@hotmail.com
 
Germany German Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Guadalajara, Mexico
Casa Wagner de Guadalajara, S.A., Ave. Madero 215, Col. Centro
44100 Guadalajara, Jal.
P.O. Box 1-107, 44100 Guadalajara, Jalisco. Mexico.
City: Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone: (0052 33) 36 13 96 23
Fax: (0052 33) 35 86 56 91
Email: consuladoaleman@axtel.net
 
Germany German Consulate in Mazatlán, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Mazatlán, Mexico
Av. Playa Gaviotas 212, Zona Dorada, 82110 Mazatlán, Sinaloa
City: Mazatlán, Mexico
Phone: (0052 669) 914 93 10 / (0052 669) 916 59 80
Fax: (0052 669) 914 34 22
Email: consulado_alemania_mazatlan@yahoo.com
 
Germany German Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Monterrey, Mexico
Proa Consultores, S.C., Rio Rosas 400 Sur, Local 12,
Planta Pista Colonia del Valle, 66220 San Pedro Garza García
City: Monterrey, Mexico
Phone: (0052 81) 83 35 17 84 / (0052 81) 83 78 60 78
Fax: (0052 81) 83 35 54 38
Email: konsulat@prodigy.net.mx
 
Germany German Consulate in Puebla, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Puebla, Mexico
Distribudora O'Farrill Puebla S.A. de C.V, Av. Hermanos Serdan No. 231,
Col. Aquiles Serdan, 72140 Puebla, Pue.
City: Puebla, Mexico
Phone: (0052 222) 248 16 33 / (0052 222)248 18 80
Fax: (0052 222) 230 34 58
Email: kolm56@hotmail.com
 
Germany German Consulate in Queretaro, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Queretaro, Mexico
Ave. Carrillo Puerto 303, 76130 Santiago de Queretaro, Qro.
City: Queretaro, Mexico
Phone: (01442) 217 08 68
Fax: (01442) 217 04 83
Email: cbauer@bamsa.com.mx
 
Germany German Consulate in Tampico, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Germany in Tampico, Mexico
Heroes del Canonero # 228 - Piso # 2, Edificio 'La Campana', 89000 Tampico
City: Tampico, Mexico
Phone: (0052 833) 212 90 40
Fax: (0052 833) 212 20 23
 
Germany German Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Acapulco, Mexico
Antón de Alaminos No. 26, Casa Tres Fuentes, Col. Costa Azul, 39850 Acapulco/Gro
City: Acapulco, Mexico
Phone: (0052 744) 484 18 60 / (0052 744) 484 96 80
Fax: (0052 744) 484 38 10
Email: mario@susannapalazuelos.com
 
Germany German Consulate in Cancun, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cancun, Mexico
Punta Conoca No. 36, SM 24, 77509 Cancún, Quintana Roo
P.O Box 100, 77500 Cancún, Quintana Roo., Mexico.
City: Cancun, Mexico
Phone: (0052 998) 884 53 33 / (0052 998) 884 15 98
Fax: (0052 998) 887 12 83
Email: konsul_d@yahoo.com.mx
 
Germany German Consulate in Merida, Mexico, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Merida, Mexico
Calle 49 No 212 entre 30 y 32, San Antonio Cucul, 97116 Mérida, Yucatan
City: Merida, Mexico
Phone: (0052 999) 944 32 52
Fax: (0052 999) 944 32 52
Email: konsulat@jerommel.de
 
Greece Greek Embassy in Mexico D.F, Mexico
Embassy of Greece in Mexico D.F., Mexico
Sierra Gorda 505
Lomas de Chapulterec
C.P.1100
City: Mexico D.F
Phone: (0052) 5555202070 or 5552022310
Fax: (0052) 5552024080
Email: grecemb@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: ---
Details: ---
 
Greece Greek Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Greece in Merida
Anillo Periferico 12512, Pacatbun Oriente, Merida, Yucatan 97160, Mexico
City: Merida
Phone: (0052999) 9301107
Fax: (0052999) 9822824
Email: sperez@procon.com.mx
 
Greece Greek Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Greece in Monterrey
Grupo CYDSA, S.A. de C.V., Vista Boulevard 405, Col. Linda Vista, Cd Guadalupe,
City: Monterrey
Phone: (0052818) 3361403, 3361531
Fax: (0052818) 3361915
Email: pgs@uniexcel.com
 
Greenland Greenlandic Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Royal Danish Embassy in Mexico
Calle Tres Picos 43
Col. Polanco
11580 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico
Phone: +52 (55) 5255 3405
Fax: +52 (55) 5545 5797
Website: http://www.ambmexicocity.um.dk
Email: mexamb@um.dk
Details: The Faroe Islands and Greenland are part of the Kingdom of Denmark. As a main principle, the Danish Constitution stipulates that the foreign and security interests for all parts of the Kingdom of Denmark are the responsibility of the Danish government.
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Chetumal, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Chetumal, Mexico
Avenida Heroes de Chapultepec 356, Colonia Centro Chetumal
(Estado de Quintana Roo), Mexico
City: Chetumal
Phone: (52-983)23045
Fax: (52-983) 23045
Website: http://www.arrakis.es/~embaguat/frame.htm
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico
Quinta Calle oriente S/N entre Primera y tercera Norte , Ciudad. Hidalgo,
Chiapas, México
City: Ciudad Hidalgo
Phone: 0052-969 801-84
Fax: 0052-969 801-84
Email: conshidalgo@minex.gob.gt
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Comitan, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Comitan, Mexico.
Primera Calle Sur Poniente 26 y Segunda Avenida Poniente Sur Comitán, Chiapas
City: Comitan
Phone: 0052-963 204-91
Fax: 0052-963 226-69
Email: conscomitan@minex.gob.gt
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico
Luis G. Urbina 1208, Colonia Terminal Monterrey, Nuevo León. C.P.
City: Monterrey
Phone: 005-28 372-8648 / 005-28 372-3452
Fax: 005-28 374-4722
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Puebla, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Puebla, Mexico
Km. 8.5 Carretera Federal Puebla-Atlixo Cholula, Puebla
City: Puebla
Phone: 005-222 465-966 / 005-222 465-938
Fax: (52 22) 465966
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Tapachula, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Tapachula, Mexico
Calle Central Oriente No. 42 entre 5ta. y 7ma. Avenida Norte, Edificio América
City: Tapachula
Phone: 0052-962 62.61.525
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Tijuana, Mexico
Misión San Ignacio, 10680 zona del Río, Tijuana, Baja California
Unidos Mexicanos Z. P. 22320
City: Tijuana
Phone: 52 664 900 7237 / 52 664 9007148
Fax: 52 664 900 7237
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Consulate of Guatemala in Veracruz, Mexico
Plaza Acuario, Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho, local 6-B
Planta Alta Col. Playón de Hornos, C. P. 91700 Veracruz,
Ver. México
City: Veracruz
Phone: 00522299310032
Fax: 00522299310033
Email: consveracruz@minex.gob.gt
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Guatemala in Mexico
Avenida. Explanada 1025 Lomas de Chapultepec 11000, México 4, D.F
City: Mexico City
Phone: 0052-55 5540-7520 / 0052-55 5520-9249
Fax: 0052-55 5202-1142
Email: embaguatemx@minex.gob.gt
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Yucatan, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Guatemala in Cancun, Yucatan. Mexico
Avenida Nader No. 148 Edificio Barcelona Planta Baja Manzana 3, Cancún, México
City: Yucatan
Phone: 005-298 848-296 / 005-298 848-286
Fax: 005-298 844-370
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Guatemala in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Mango 1440, Colonia del Fresno C. P. 44500, Guadalajara, Jalisco
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 005-23 811-1503 / 005-23 12-7292
Fax: 005-23 810-1246
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Mazatlan, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Guatemala in Mazatlan, Mexico
Alejandro Quijano 211 Pte. Centro
City: Mazatlan
Phone: 005-269 816-305 / (52-69) 849311
Fax: (52-69) 826048
 
Guatemala Guatemalan Consulate in Tabasco, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Guatemala in Tabasco, Mexico
Paseo Tabasco 1122 Villa Hermosa, Tabasco.C.P. 86040
City: Tabasco
Phone: 005-293 152-155
Fax: 005-293 152-155
 
Haiti Haitian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Haiti in Mexico
Cordoba 23A, Colonia Roma
C.P. 06700
City: Mexico
Phone: 525-511-4390 or 525-511-4505 or 525-511-4506
Fax: 525-533-3896
 
Honduras Honduran Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Honduras in Mexico
Alfonso Reyes No.220
Colonia Condesa, C. P. 06140
Delegacion Guauhtemoc
06170 Mexico, D. F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: 00-5255-5211-5747
Fax: 00-5255-5211-5425
Email: emhonmex@prodigy.net.mx
 
Hungary Hungarian Embassy in Chapultepec, Mexico
Embassy of Hungary in Chapultepec, Mexico City
Paseo de las Palmas 2005 Lomas de Chapultepec C.P.11000
City: Chapultepec
Phone: 5-5961822
Fax: 5-5962378
 
India Indian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of India in Mexico
Musset 325,
Col. Polanco
11550, Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: 00-52-55-55311050, 55311002
Fax: 00-52-55-52542349
Email: indembmx@prodigy.net.mx
 
Indonesia Indonesian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Indonesia in Mexico City, Mexico
Julio Verne No. 27
Colonial Polanco
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
Mexico City 11560, Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52-55) 5280-5748, 5280-6363, 5280-6863, 5280-3449
Fax: (52-55) 5280-7062
Email: kbrimex@prodigy.net.mx
 
Indonesia Indonesian Consulate in Nuevo Leon-Montery, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Indonesia in Nuevo Leon-Montery, Mexico
Avenida Munich No.101
San Nicolas de los Garza
C.P 66452 Nuevo Leon-Montery
Mexico
City: Nuevo Leon-Montery
Phone: (528) 328-2800
Fax: (528) 328-2810
 
Ireland Irish Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Ireland in Mexico
Cda. Boulevard Avila Camacho 76-3
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
C.P. 11000 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52 55 5520 5803
Fax: + (52 55) 55 20 58 92
Website: http://www.irishembassy.com.mx
Email: mexicoembassy@dfa.ie
Office Hours: Mon - Thurs: 08:30 - 17:00 Fri: 08.30 - 13.30
Details: Ambassador: His Excellency Eamon Hickey
 
Ireland Irish Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Ireland in Cancun, Mexico
Av. Coba 15, Mza.8, SM22
77500 Quintana Roo
City: Cancun
Phone: +52 998 112 5436
Fax: +52 998 884 9940
Email: consul@gruporoyale.com
Details: Honorary Consul:Anthony Leeman
 
Israel Israeli Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Israel in Mexico City, Mexico
Sierra Madre No. 215
Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico City
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52 55 52011500
Fax: 52 55 52011555
Website: http://mexico-city.mfa.gov.il
Email: info@mexico.mfa.gov.il
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday: 09:00-12:00
 
Italy Italian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Italy in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas 1994
Lomas de Chapultepec
C.P. 11000, Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52 55 5596 3655
Fax: +52 55 5596 7710
Website: http://www.ambcittadelmessico.esteri.it
Email: segreteria.messico@esteri.it
 
Jamaica Jamaican Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Jamaica in Mexico
Schiller 326, Piso 8
Chapultepec Morales
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
11570 Mexico, D. F.
City: Mexico
Phone: 55 5250-6804; 55 5250-6806
Fax: 55 5250-6160
Email: embajadadejamaica@prodigy.net.mx
Details: AMBASSADOR: HER EXCELLENCY SHEILA SEALEY-MONTEITH
 
Japan Japanese Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Japan in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas 239 Piso 3
Lomas de Chapultepec
11000, Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-5211-0028; (55) 5514-9941
Fax: +52-55-5207-7743
Website: http://www.mx.emb-japan.go.jp/
Office Hours: Office hours: 9:30 - 13:30 ; 15:30 - 18:30 Monday thru Friday
 
Latvia Latvian Consulate in Mexico-City, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Latvia
Paseo del Rio 120
Chimalistac
01070 Mexico-City
Mexico
City: Mexico-City
Phone: (+52-55) 56629480
Fax: (+52-55) 56620355
Email: sbtmex@mail.internet.com.mx, beatricetrueblood@yahoo.com
 
Lebanon Lebanese Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Lebanon in Mexico City, Mexico
Julio Verne No. 8, Polanco
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
11560 Mexico, D. F.
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52) 55 5280-5614, (+52) 55 5280-6794
Fax: (+52) 55 5280-8870
Email: embalib@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 09:00-14:00
 
Madagascar Malagasy Consulate in San Angel, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Madagascar in Mexico
Santisimo 6-A
San Angel, Mexico DF 01000
City: San Angel
Phone: 52 555 616 1274
Fax: 52 555 550 7372
Email: madysms@prodigy.net.mx
 
Malaysia Malaysian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Malaysia in Mexico City, Mexico
Sierra Nevada No.435
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11000, Mexico D.F.
United Mexican States
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52 55 5282 4656 / 52 55 5282 5166
Fax: 52 55 5282 4910
Website: http://www.kln.gov.my/perwakilan/mexicocity
Email: mwmexico@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Work day: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 1 PM / 2 PM - 5 PM Holiday :   Weekends & Public Holidays
 
Malta Maltese Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Honorary Consulate of Malta in Mexico City, Mexico
Seminario 181
Lomas de La Herradura
Huixquilucan CP 53960
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: 0052 (55) 5291 2279
Fax: 0052 (55) 5291 2748
Email: maltaconsul.mexicocity@gov.mt
 
Morocco Moroccan Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Morocco in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas No. 2020
Lomas de Chapultepec
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
11000 México, D. F.
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52) 55 5245-1786, (+52) 55 5245-1790
Fax: (+52) 55 5245-1791
Website: http://www.marruecos.org.mx
Email: info@marruecos.org.mx, sifamex@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 09:00-15:00
Details: Ambassador: Mr Mahmoud Rmiki
 
Nepal Nepalese Consulate in Naucalpan, Mexico
Honorary Consulate General of Nepal
Avellanos No. 24
Jardines de San Mateo
Naucalpan 53240, Estado de Mexico
City: Naucalpan
Phone: (+52-55) 55605568
Fax: (+52-55) 55605568
 
Nepal Nepalese Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Honorary Consulate General of Nepal in Mexico City, Mexico
Avellanos, No 24,
Jardines De San Mateo,
Naucalpan 53240,
Estado De Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: 525-560-5568
Fax: 525-560-5568
Email: nepalcons@netscape.net
 
Netherlands Dutch Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Netherland in Mexico
Avenida Vasco de Quiroga 3000
Edificio Calakmul, piso 7
Colonia Santa Fe
01210 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: (+52) 5552589921
Fax: (+52) 5552588138
Website: http://www.paisesbajos.com.mx
Email: nlgovmex@nlgovmex.com
Office Hours: The opening hours for the public are: Monday-Thursday: 08.30-13.00 and 14.00-17.00 Friday: 08.30-13.30
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Acapulco, United Mexican States
Ritz Acapulco
Costera Miguel Aleman # 159
39670 Acapulco, Gro.
City: Acapulco
Phone: 00-52-744-4866179
Fax: 00-52-744-4866179
Email: angel_diaz_acosta@hotmail.com
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00, 16:00-18:00
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Cancun, Mexico
p/a Martinair
Area de Oficinas de Aerolineas,
Planta Alta Terminal 2
Aeropuerto de Cancun
77565 Cancun, Q. Roo
City: Cancun
Phone: 00 52 998 886 00 70 / 998 886 01 34
Fax: 00 52 998 886 01 28
Email: ibosman@aerocharter.com.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00 Saturday 09:00-12:00
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Guadalajara, United Mexican States
Av. Vallarta 5500 - 2. Piso
Lomas Universidad
45020 Guadalajara, Jal
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 00-52-33-36732211
Fax: 00-52-33-3629-4293
Email: consuladoh01@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-14:00 and 16:30-19:00
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Mazatlan, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Mazatlan, Mexico
Avenida Camaron-Sabalo 6300
82110 Mazatlan, Sin.
Mexico
City: Mazatlan
Phone: 00-52-669-9880047/ 9880326/ 9135155
Fax: 00-52-699-9135177
Email: tomasderueda@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-13:00 and 15:30-18:30
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Merida, United Mexican States
Calle 64 Nr. 418 entre 47 y 29
City: Merida
Phone: +52-999-9243122 +52-999-9244147 +52-999-9240362 +52-999-9244147
Fax: 00-52-999924-4147
Email: pixan2003@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Monterrey, United Mexican States
Emilio Carranza Poniente 1459
Palo Blanco
66236 Garza Garcia, N.L
Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: 00-52-81-83364884/ 83366345/ 83384481
Fax: 00-52-81-83383420
Email: jgarle@prodigy.net.mx
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Tampico, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Tampico, United Mexican States
Agencia Consignataria Ultramar
S.A. de C.V.
Celle Violeta no. 112 Fraccionamlento
Villa de Las Flores,
89600 Atamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico
City: Tampico
Phone: 00-52-833-2646900/03
Fax: 00-52-833-2646900/03 ext. 108
Email: jromero@ultramar.com.mx,nromero@ultramar.com.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-19:00
 
Netherlands Dutch Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Consulate of Netherlands in Veracruz, United Mexican States
Morelos 121-Col.Centro
91700 Veracruz,Ver
City: Veracruz
Phone: 00-52-229-9230504/ 9230500/ 9226312
Fax: 00-52-229-9230506
Email: rgomezb@gomsa.com,vlopez@gomsa.com
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-13:30 and 16:00-18:30
 
New Zealand Kiwi Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of New Zealand in Mexico City, Mexico
Jaime Balmes #8, Level 4
Colonia Los Morales, Polanco 11510 D.F.,
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52 55 5283 9460
Fax: +52 55 5283 9480
Website: http://www.nzembassy.com/mexico
Email: kiwimexico@compuserve.com.mx
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 09:30 - 14:00, 15:00 - 17:00 hrs
Details: Ambassador: HE Christine Bogle
 
Nicaragua Nicaraguan Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Nicaragua
Payo de Rivera 120
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52-5) 5405625
Fax: (+52-5) 5206960
 
Norway Norwegian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Embassy in Mexico
Avenida Virreyes 1460
Col. Lomas Virreyes
11000 Mexico D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: +5255-5540-3486 or 5540-3487
Fax: +5255-5202-3019
Website: http://www.noruega.org.mx/
Email: emb.mexico@mfa.no
Details: Embajador Sr. Arne Aasheim
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Costera Miguel Aleman No. 186-3
Fraccionamiento Magallanes
39670 Acapulco, Guerrero
Mexico
City: Acapulco
Phone: 01 74 44 85 61 00
Fax: 01 74 44 85 71 00
Email: ramonlujan@acuariotours.com
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Calle Venado No. 30, SM 20, Mza. 18,
77500, Cancun, Quintana Roo
Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone: 01 99 88 87 44 12
Fax: 01 99 88 87 71 06
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Av. Independencia No. 2203,
Col. Puerto Mexico,
96510, Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz
Mexico
City: Coatzacoalcos
Phone: 01 92 12 11 81 95
Fax: 01 92 12 14 41 61
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Antigua Carretera a Chapala No. 2801
Col. La Nogalera
44490, Guadalajara, Jalisco
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 01 33 36 66 00 86
01 33 36 36 01 30
Fax: 01 33 36 66 00 33
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Padre Mier No. 1504 Pte.
Col. Obispado
64050 Monterrey. Nuevo Leon
Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: 01 81 81 29 99 82
01 81 81 29 99 99
Fax: 01 81 81 29 99 98
 
Norway Norwegian Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Royal Norwegian Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
Blvd. Agua Caliente No. 10611 201 PH
Centro Corporativo Centura,
Col. Aviacion, 22420, Tijuana, Baja California
Mexico
City: Tijuana
Phone: 01 664 972 95 94
01 664 972 94 73
Fax: 01 664 686 23 99
Email: elaniado@vesta.com.mx
 
Pakistan Pakistani Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Pakistan in Mexico City, Mexico
Hegel 512
Colonia Chapultepec Morales,
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico
Distrito Federal, C.P. 11570
City: Mexico City
Phone: (5255) 5203.3636
Fax: (5255) 5203.9907
Email: parepmex@hotmail.com, pakmextrade@yahoo.com
 
Palestine Palestinian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Palestine Special Delegation in Mexico
Lope de Vega 1465, Piso col. Polanco Apdo.,
Postal 5-046 CP 06500
City: Mexico City
Phone: 52-55-255-2904
Fax: 52-55-5313821/4548936
Email: dpalestina@ticnet.com.mx / palestinaenmexico@gmail.com
 
Panama Panamanian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Panama Embassy in Mexico
Horacio No. 1501, (Polanco), Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
11560
City: Mexico City
Phone: (+52-55) 55576159, 55572793
Fax: (+52-55) 53954269
Website: http://www.embpanamamexico.com
Email: embajadapanama@prodigy.net / embpanmx@prodigy.net /informes@embpanamamexico.com
 
Paraguay Paraguayan Consulate in Mexico City, Mexico
Paraguayan Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Homero 415 esq. Hegel, 1E Piso
Colonia Polanco
Delegacien Miguel Hidalgo
C.P.11.570
Mexico City
City: Mexico City
Phone: (+52) (55) 545-0405
Fax: (+52) (55) 531-9905
Website: http://-
Email: mbapar@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: 09:00-15:00
 
Peru Peruvian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of the Republic of Peru in Mexico
Peru Embassy in Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma No. 2601,
Lomas Reforma, Mexico, D.F., 11020
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-5 570-2443 ; +52-5 570-2443
Fax: +52-5 259-0530
Email: embaperu@prodigy.net.mx
 
Philippines Filipino Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Philippines in Mexico City, Mexico
Rio Rhin 56, Colonia Cuauhtemoc
Delegacion Cuauhtemoc,
C.P. 06500 Mexico Distrito Federal
City: Mexico City
Phone: (0052-55) 5202-8456 / 9360
Fax: (0052-55) 5202-8403
Email: ambamexi@alestra.net.mx / ambamexi@gmail.com
Details: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary:Mr. FRANCISCO M. ORTIGAS
 
Philippines Filipino Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Consulate of Philippines in Acapulco, Mexico
Av. Wilfrido Massieu 8
Fracc. Magallanes
C.P. 39670, Acapulco, Gro.
City: Acapulco
Phone: (+52) (744) 485-3003 or (+52) (744) 485-3315
Fax: (+52) (744) 485-3315
Email: mdelaoa@hotmail.com
 
Philippines Filipino Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Philippines in Guadalajara, Mexico
Calle Justo Sierra No. 2487
Col. Ladron de Guevara
44680 Guadalajara, Jalisco
City: Guadalajara
Phone: (+52) (33) 3630-0312 or (+52) (33) 3616-2425
Fax: (+52) (33) 3615-4422
Email: martcado@hotmail.com
 
Philippines Filipino Consulate in Monterry, Mexico
Consulate of Philippines in Monterrey, Mexico
Madero y Gonzalitos S/N
Hospital Universitario
Col. Mitras Centro
C.P. 64460, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
City: Monterry
Phone: (+52) (81) 8347-6798
 
Poland Polish Embassy in México City, Mexico
Polish Embassy in Mexico
Calle Cracovia 40 Colonia San Angel PO Box 20383 01000
City: México City
Phone: +52.55.5481.2050
Fax: +52.55.5616.0822
Website: http://www.meksyk.polemb.net/
Email: meksyk.amb.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl
 
Portugal Portuguese Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Portugal in Mexico City, Mexico
Avenida Alejandro Dumas, 311 ,Colonia Polanco,
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo 11550
Mexico, D.F.
City: Mexico City
Phone: (00 525) 545 62 13 - 203 74 84
Fax: (00 525) 203 07 90
 
Romania Romanian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Romania in Mexico City, Mexico
Calle Sofocles no. 311, Colonia Polanco
Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
11560 Mexico City
City: Mexico City
Phone: (00) (52) (5) 2800447 or 2800197
Fax: (00) (52) (5) 2800343
Website: http://www.rumania.org.mx/
Email: ambromaniei@prodigy.net.mx
 
Russia Russian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Russia in Mexico, Mexico
Jose Vasconcelos 204, Colonia Hipodromo Condesa
Delegacion Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, D.F., C.P. 06140
City: Mexico
Phone: +5255 5273-1305, 5516-0870, 516-7633
Fax: (+5255) 5273-1545
Website: http://www.mexico.mid.ru
Email: embrumex@hotmail.com
Office Hours: Mon-Thu: 08.30 - 13.30 and 15.30-19.00 Fri: 08:30 - 14:30
 
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Saudi Arabia Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas No. 2075, Col. (Lomas de Chapultepec), Delegacion Miguel
Hidalgo, 11000
City: Mexico City
Phone: 00525555968845/ 00525555960173/ 00525555960789/ 00525550203161
Fax: 00525550203160
Website: http://www.mofa.gov.sa/detail.asp?InServiceID=232&intemplatekey=MainPage
Email: mxemb@mofa.gov.sa
Office Hours: From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 
Serbia Serbian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Serbia in Mexico
Av. Montanas Rocallosas Ote. No. 515, (Lomas de Chapultepec), Delegacion
Miguel Hidalgo
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-55205091 /+52-55-55200524/+52-55-55202523
Fax: +52-55-55209927
Email: ambayumex@att.net.mx
Office Hours: Mon-Thu: 08:30-15:30 Fri: 08:30-15:00
 
Singapore Singaporean Consulate in Deleg. Miguel Hidalgo Mexico City, Mexico
Consulate of Singapore in Mexico
Ruben Dario No. 69 11580 Col. Bosque de Chapultepec
City: Deleg. Miguel Hidalgo Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-5250-59-31 / +52-55-5250-60-78
Fax: +52-55-5250-58-78
Email: henkel@sirva.com.mx
 
Slovakia Slovak Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Slovakia in Mexico City, Mexico
Julio Verne No. 35, (Polanco), Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
11 560
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-52806669/+52-55-52806544
Fax: (+52-55) 52806294
Website: http://www.mzv.sk/Mexico
Email: emb.mexico@mzv.sk
 
Slovakia Slovak Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Slovakia in Guadalajara, Mexico
Av. Ruben Dario 1109
Piso, Col. Providencia
City: Guadalajara
Phone: (+52-33) 36766961
Fax: (+52-33) 36796262
 
South Africa South African Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
South Africa Embassy , Mexico
Andrés Bello No. 10, piso 9, Edificio Forum, (Polanco), Delegación Miguel Hidalg
PO Box 105-219
11560
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-2829260 / +52-55-2829265
Fax: +52-55-2829259 / +52-55-2829186
Email: embajador@embajadasudafrica.com.mx, safrica@prodigy.net.mx
 
South Africa South African Consulate in Quintana Roo, Mexico
South Africa Consulate , Mexico
Granada 30 Supermanzana 2A, Benito Juarez
77500
Cancun
City: Quintana Roo
Phone: +52-998-8841248
Fax: + 52 99 8884 9440
Email: notaria020@prodigy.net.mx
 
South Africa South African Consulate in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Consulate of South Africa in Mexico
Boulevard Diaz Ordaz 200, Col. Santa Maria
City: Nuevo Leon
Phone: +52-81-1569000
Fax: +52-81-1569009
Email: manuelz@prodigy.net.mx
 
South Africa South African Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
South Africa Honorary Consulate , Mexico
Mexicalzingo No 1665, C145Entre Argentina y Venezuela, Colonia Moderna
44100
City: Guadalajara
Phone: +52-33-8258086
Fax: +52-33-8261570
Email: jcg@grupoeco.com
 
South Korea Korean Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Mexico
Lope de Armendariz 110
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico, D.F.
Mexico
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52-55) 52029866, 52027160
Fax: (+52-55) 55407446
Website: http://mex.mofat.go.kr/eng/am/mex/main/index.jsp
Email: embcoreamx@mofat.go.kr
 
Spain Spanish Embassy in Colonia Polanco, Mexico
Embassy of Spain in Mexico
Galileo, 114 (esq. Horacio) Colonia Polanco.-11560 México, D.F.
City: Colonia Polanco
Phone: (52.55.5) 282 29 74, 282 22 71, 282 24 59, 282 27 63 y 282 29 82
Fax: 282 13 02 & 282 15 20
Email: embespmx@correo.mae.es
 
Sweden Swedish Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Sweden in Mexico City, Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas 1375,
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico, D.F.
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52 55-91 78 50 10
Fax: +52 55-55 40 32 53/+52 55-55 40 23 47
Website: http://www.swedenabroad.com/mexico
Email: ambassaden.mexico@foreign.ministry.se,info@suecia.com.mx
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visa (applications and processing): Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
Switzerland Swiss Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Switzerland in Mexico, Mexico
Embajada de Suiza
Torre Optima, piso 11
Paseo de las Palmas Nr. 405
Lomas de Chapultepec
11000 Mexico DF
City: Mexico
Phone: 0052 55 91 78 43 70
Fax: 0052 55 55 20 86 85
Website: http://www.eda.admin.ch/mexico
Email: mex.vertretung@eda.admin.ch
 
Switzerland Swiss Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Consulate of Switzerland in Cancun, Mexico
Consulado de Suiza
Av. Coba No. 12, local 214
Edif. Vénus, SM5, MZ1
77500 Cancun, Q.Roo
Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone: 0052 99 88 84 84 46
Fax: 0052 99 88 84 84 46
Email: rolandicancun@rolandi.com
 
Switzerland Swiss Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Switzerland in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulado de Suiza
Srta Ursula Stump Diestel
Calle # 5 s/n (al lado del # 131)
Col. Seattle
45150 Zapopan CP, Jal., Mexico
City: Guadalajara
Phone: 0052 33 38 33 41 22
Fax: 0052 33 38 33 40 21
Email: suizagdl@prodigy.net.mx
 
Switzerland Swiss Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Switzerland in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulado de Suiza
Ing. Andres E. Engels Errass
Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta 811 Sur
Col. El Mirador Centro
64070 Monterrey, NL, Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: 0052 81 83 42 92 92
0052 81 82 28 92 99
Fax: 0052 81 82 28 92 93
Email: aengels1@yahoo.com
 
Switzerland Swiss Consulate in Veracruz, Mexico
Consulate of Switzerland in Veracruz, Mexico
Agencia consular de Suiza
c/o Sr. Mario Maraboto, Abeto No. 72
Entre Pino y Granado 3538 H
Fracc. Floresta
91940 Veracruz, Ver., Mexico
City: Veracruz
Phone: 0052 22 99 35 38 14
Fax: 0052 22 99 35 38 14
Email: maraboto5@hotmail.com
 
Taiwan Taiwanese Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma 1945
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
C.P. 11000 Mexico D. F. Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (002-52-55) 5596-1612
Fax: (002-52-55) 5251-0960
Email: mex@mofa.gov.tw
 
Thailand Thai Embassy in Mexico D.F., Mexico
Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico
Paseo de las Palmas1610
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Del. Miguel-Hidalgo Mexico
City: Mexico D.F.
Phone: (52-55) 5540-4551, 5540-4529, 5540-4711
Fax: (52-55) 5540-4817
Website: http://www.thaiembmexico.co.nr
Email: thaimex@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Office Hours :Monday to Friday 09.00 - 16.00 HRS. Visa and Consular section : 09.00 - 13.00 HRS.
 
Tunisia Tunisian Consulate in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Consulate of Tunisia in Mexico
Sao Paulo 2307, Col. Providencia
City: Guadalajara, Jalisco
Phone: +52-33-38174644
Fax: +52-33-38174644
 
Ukraine Ukrainian Embassy in México City, Mexico
Embassy of Ukraine in Mexico
Sierra Paracaima 396,Colonia Lomas de Chapultepec, Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
City: México City
Phone: (+52-55)-52824789 / 52824768 / 52824085
Fax: +52-55-55403606 / +52-55-52824744
Website: http://www.ukraineinfo.gov.ua/main
Email: emb_mx@mfa.gov.ua / ukrainembasy@mexis.com
 
United Kingdom British Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
British Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Rio Lerma 71
Col Cuauhtemoc
06500 Mexico DF
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52) (55) 1670 3200/+52 (55) 1670 3200
Fax: + 52 (55) 1670 3224
Website: http://ukinmexico.fco.gov.uk/en/about-us/our-embassy/contact-us/
Email: ukinfo@prodigy.net.mx
Office Hours: Embassy Hours (GMT) Mon-Thurs: 140:0-22:00. Fri: 14:00-19:30 Consulate Hours (GMT): Mon-Thurs: 14:00-18:00 Fri: 14:00-17:00
 
United States American Embassy in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
U.S. Consulate in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Dr. Hernandez Macas No. 72
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
City: San Miguel de Allende
Phone: (+52) (415) 152-2357
Fax: 415) 152-1588
Website: http://mexico.usembassy.gov
Email: consuladosma@unisono.net.mx
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 09:00 hours 13:00 hrs Friday, 09:00 - 13:00 hours BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (NO Passport Appointments on Fridays).
 
United States American Consulate in Acapulco, Mexico
Consular Agency of United States in Acapulco, Mexico
Hotel Acapulco Continental
Costera M. Alemán 121 - Office 14
Acapulco, Gro. 39670
Mexico
City: Acapulco
Phone: (+52) (744) 469-0556
Email: consular@prodigy.net.mx
 
United States American Consulate in Cancun, Mexico
Consular Agency of United States in Cancun, Mexico
Segundo Nivel No. 320-323
Plaza Caracol Dos, Blvd. Kukulkan
Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone)
Apdo. Postal 862
Cancun, Q. R. 77500, Mexico
City: Cancun
Phone: (+52) (998) 883-0272
Fax: (+52) (998) 883-1373
Email: uscons@prodigy.net.mx,lynnette@usconscancun.com
 
United States American Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Consulate General of United States in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Paseo de la Victoria #3650
Fracc. Partido Senecu
Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico C.P. 32543
City: Ciudad Juarez
Phone: (+52) (656) 611-3000
Fax: (+52) (656) 616-9056
Website: http://ciudadjuarez.usconsulate.gov/
Email: ciudadjuarez.usconsulate.gov
 
United States American Consulate in Cozumel, Mexico
Consular Agency of United States in Cozumel, Mexico
'Villa Mar' Mall, Offices 8 & 9
Av. 35 Norte No. 650
Between Melgar and 5th. Ave.
Cozumel, QR. 77600
Mexico
City: Cozumel
Phone: (+52) (987) 872-4574 / 4485
Fax: (+52) (987) 872-2339
Email: usgov@cozumel.net,usca@cozumel.net
 
United States American Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate General of United States in Guadalajara, Mexico
Progreso 175
Sector Juarez
C.P. 44100 Guadalajara, Jal.
Mexico
City: Guadalajara
Phone: (+52) (33) 3825-2998 / 2700
Fax: (+52) (33) 3826-6549
Email: visasgdl@state.gov
Office Hours: The Consulate office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except for Mexican and U.S. holidays).
 
United States American Consulate in Hermosillo, Mexico
Consulate of United States in Hermosillo, Mexico
Monterrey #141 entre las calles
Rosales y Galeana
Col. Esqueda, C.P. 83000
Hermosillo, Sonora,
City: Hermosillo
Phone: 01-662-289-3500
Fax: 01-662-217-2578
Website: http://hermosillo.usconsulate.gov
Email: hermosillovisas@state.gov
Office Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Except holidays
 
United States American Consulate in Ixtapa, Mexico
Consular Agency of United States in Ixtapa, Mexico
Hotel Fontan, Blvd. Ixtapa s/n
Apdo. Postal 169
40880 Ixtapa, Gro
Zihuatanejo, Gro. 40880
Mexico
City: Ixtapa
Phone: (+52) (755) 553-2100
Fax: (+52) (755) 553-2772
Email: liz@lizwilliams.org,lizwilliams@diplomats.com
 
United States American Consulate in Matamoros, Mexico
Consulate of United States in Matamoros, Mexico
Calle Primera #2002
Col. Jardin, Matamoros, Tamps, 87330.
Mexico
City: Matamoros
Phone: 011-52-868-812-4402
Fax: 011-52-868-812-2171
Website: http://matamoros.usconsulate.gov
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
 
United States American Consulate in Mazatlan, Mexico
Consular Agency of United States in Mazatlan, Mexico
Hotel Playa Mazatlan
Playa Gaviotas No. 202
Zona Dorada
Mazatlan, Sinaloa 82110
City: Mazatlan
Phone: (+52) (669) 916-5889
Fax: (+52) (669) 916-5889
Email: mazagent@mzt.megared.net.mx
 
United States American Consulate in Merida, Mexico
Consulate of United States in Merida, Mexico
Paseo de Montejo 453
Col Centro
C.P. 97000 Merida, Yucatan
City: Merida
Phone: (+52) (999) 925-5011
Fax: (+52) (999) 925-6219
Office Hours: Hours: Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
 
United States American Embassy in Colonia Cuauhtemoc, Mexico
U.S. Embassy in Mexico
Paseo de la Reforma 305
Col. Cuauhtemoc
06500 Mexico, D.F.
City: Colonia Cuauhtemoc
Phone: From Mexico: (01-55) 5080-2000; From the U.S.: 011-52-55-5080-2000
Website: http://mexico.usembassy.gov/eng/main.html
Email: acsmexicocity@state.gov
Office Hours: Monday-Friday (except U.S. and Mexican holidays)
 
United States American Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico
American Consulate General
Ave. Tapachula # 96
Colonia Hipodromo, 22420
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
City: Tijuana
Phone: (664) 622-7400
Fax: 664) 622-7625
Website: http://tijuana.usconsulate.gov/
Email: TijuanaInfo@state.gov; ACSTijuana@state.gov
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 - 16:45 hrs except official U.S. and Mexican holidays
 
Uruguay Uruguayan Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of Uruguay in Mexico
Hegel No. 149, piso 1, Chapultepec Morales, Delegacion Miguel Hidalgo
City: Mexico
Phone: +52-55-5531-0880 / +52-55-5254-1163
Fax: +52-55-5531-4029 / +52-55-5545-3342
Email: uruazte@ort.org.mx, uruazte@optical.com.mx
 
Uruguay Uruguayan Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico
Consulate of Uruguay in Mexico
Justo Sierra 1829, Col. Villaseor
City: Guadalajara
Phone: +52-33-3827-1538 / +52-33-3827-1540
 
Uruguay Uruguayan Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Uruguay in Mexico
Ave. Aaron Saenz Garza 1900, Col. Santa Ana
City: Monterrey
Phone: +52-81-3335-6637 / +52-81-3335-6638
 
Venezuela Venezuelan Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Venezuela in Mexico
Schiller No. 326 Chapultepec Morales
Mexico City, Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: +52-55-5203-4233 / +52-55-5203-4435
Fax: +52-55-5203-5072
Email: embvenez@prodigy.net.mx
 
Venezuela Venezuelan Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico
Consulate of Venezuela in Mexico
Av. Constitucion 444 Poniente Col Centro
Monterrey, Mexico
City: Monterrey
Phone: +52-81-3328-3044 / +52-81-3328-3054
Fax: +52-81-3328-3191
Email: fgarza@cemex.com
 
Vietnam Vietnamese Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico
Embassy of Vietnam in Mexico
Sierra Ventana No 255, Col. Lomas de Chapultepec,
Del. Miguel Hidalgo, CP. 11000
Mexico
City: Mexico City
Phone: (52.55) 5540-1632
Fax: (52-55)-5540-1612 / (52-55)-5520-8689 (Consular)
Website: http://www.vietnamembassy-mexico.org/
Email: vietnam.mx@mofa.gov.vn
 
Western Sahara Sahrawian, Sahraouian Embassy in Mexico, Mexico
Embassy of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Calle Herschel 48
Colonia Anzures
11590 Mexico, D.F.
Mexico
City: Mexico
Phone: (+52-55) 5545 7775
Fax: (+52-55) 5545 9425
Email: embrasdmx@hotmail.com

Phone Lines

Mainly owned by Telmex, the phoneline infrastructure in Mexico is vast with over 20 million lines across the country. But it recommends using a mobile telephone in remote mountainous regions due to the expensive costs of running landlines. Additionally, there is an estimated 95 million mobile lines in the country.

Internet

There are above twenty-five-million internet users in the country with 78% having access to broadband and basing over 16.25 million internet hosts in Mexico. Additionally, fiber-optic and coaxial cable is being used more and more frequently and the county uses over 120 earth satellite stations.

Communications

TV-wise, the country is dominated by Televisa and Azteca and is home to over 230 television stations, over 1400 radio stations and over 900 complementary stations. 

Weather & Climate

The climate in Mexico can be broken down into sections based on the land’s elevation in relation to the sea.

Below 1,000 metres above sea level the land has an average temperature ranging between 24 and 28 degrees Centigrade (75 and 82 degrees Fahrenheit) with the temperature only fluctuating by about 5 degrees Centigrade (9 degrees Fahrenheit) between the summer and winter months. Additionally the elevation is known to keep hot and humid conditions all year around. Between 1,000 and 2,000 metres above sea level the region typically averages temperatures between 16 and 20 degrees Centigrade (61 and 68 degrees Fahrenheit) and most areas tend to keep pleasantly cool conditions throughout the year. Above 2,000 metres the temperature drop further and manage a yearly average between 8 and 12 degrees Centigrade (46 and 54 degrees Fahrenheit) but it’s still normal for most areas to keep cool pleasant summers and wild winters throughout the course of the year.

Weather-wise, the conditions that determine the outcome are dependent on the area’s position in the country.

In the north-west and north-east there is rainfall equivalent to between 300 and 600 millimetres per year. Meanwhile in the south of the region rainfall typically doubles this at between 600 and 1,000 millimetres per year. Finally, around the coastal region of the Gulf of Mexico, conditions are wetter still with over 1,000 millimetres of rain every year, the wettest region being the state of Tabasco which sees over 2,000 millimetres of rain yearly. Typically the rainy season is between June and October, with the months between November and May being much drier.

It should be mentioned that Mexico is located right in the dead centre of a hurricane belt meaning the region is prone to hurricane weather from time to time; these can cause extensive damage and occasional loss of life. Hurricane Gilbert, for example, passed right over Cancun in 1988 and with winds at speeds of over 200 kilometres an hour, tore apart many of the hotels in the resort area, before passing into Monterrey and ripping apart the crops and killing dozens.


Holidays

Located perfectly in the city of Cancun, Mexico’s major party city, the Le Blanc Spa Resort is known to produce a range of specially-ordered meals in one of its many restaurants. The resort also features a range of spa treatments and pools as well as beautiful ocean view rooms for those looking for that touch of divinity.

The Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera, also in Cancun, houses a variety of beautifully furnished rooms with a clean and comfortable style. The resort features close proximity to the beach and entails several pools as well as many bars and Jacuzzi tubs.

Ever wanted that perfect tropical island getaway? Now you can have it with the Cabanas La Luna, which features a gorgeous beach by a sapphire coastline as well as some of the tastiest drinks and food around to ensure that your summer is well spent.

Another beautiful beach resort, the Playa Fiesta Beach Club has two pools right beside the beach as well as a Jacuzzi and friendly staff who’re always looking to improve your stay with a homely Bed and Breakfast feel.

With a dazzling sunset and a drink in hand by a sparkling ocean, your summer will be set with the Capella Pedregal. Coming complete with a large pool integrated with the coastline and a range of beautifully stylized rooms and suites, you’ll wonder why you didn’t visit it sooner.

The Las Alcobas Mexico DF utilizes a unique sense of boutique style in a comfortable setting to really make its visitors feel at home. The hotel features two restaurants in a duo of exclusive types of food and the rooms come with an on-suite bathroom with bedside-fitted controls for all of the room’s electronic applications.

Pool bar? Check. Panoramic view? Check. Spa treatments? Check. Whatever you need, the Hotel Encanto in Acapulco has it. The hotel also features a variety of stylized rooms and an incredibly attentative service to ensure that your stay is pure magic.

Casa Oaxaca in Oaxaca is a unique chic boutique hotel with a stunning visual charm and exclusive sense of luxury. The hotel features many beautiful dining arrangements and is staffed by helpful individuals determined to make your stay amazing.

With a wide variety of rooms, the Luz En Yucatan in Merida has been designed for that urban retreat that you so sorely need. The getaway features a range of pools and gardens as well as hammocks for the more relaxed visitor and a soothing atmosphere all year around.

The Villa Ganz in Guadalajara has been influenced strongly by European nineteenth-century architecture and as such it features a furnishing selection mimicking that of an old Victorian setup as well as heated fireplaces and a large garden. 

Bringing children into Mexico requires a few preparation steps in order to be brought:

  • If a single parent is bringing a child into the country, a letter of permission from the other parent, if applicable, must be provided, including allowing the parent to make medical decisions for the child on their behalf.
  • A tourist card is also needed for children older than two years, as is frequently needed for adults.
To bring your pet into Mexico, you will be required to display the following to the Office of the Inspector for Agricultural Health at your port of entry:
  • The name, age and breed of your pet.
  • A statement from your vet, along with certification, claiming that the animal is healthy, signed and dated by your vet no more than five days prior to entry into Mexico.
  • A copy of a rabies vaccination certificate administered within the last twelve months, pets less than three months old are exempt from this.
  • A statement and/or certification that the pet has undergone a parasitic prevention treatment.
It’s additionally recommended that your pets are treated against ticks, fleas and heartworms frequently, as these are rampant within the country. Additionally, having your animal ID tagged and micro chipped are incredibly useful in emergencies.  

Education in Mexico is regulated by the Secretaria de Educacion Publica (Secretariat of Public Education) and all schools prior to a university level are set by this ministry. Private Schools are accredited via a mandatory registration and approval process with this ministry. Religious instruction is prohibited in public schools but many private schools, which receive no public funds, are allowed to maintain a religious doctrine. To attend any public school for free a proof of Mexican citizenship is required.

Primaria (Primary/Elementary School) makes up grades one to six and begins when the child turns six. Typically schools nowadays are bilingual but many still retain one language. Common languages taught in include Spanish, English, French, Tzotzil and Tzeltal. When the child turns 12 they begin secondary school.
Secundaria (Secondary/Junior High School) makes up grades seven to nine and begins when the child turns 12 and more specialized subjects are taught such as World History, the Sciences and Vocational Training. When the child turns 15 they start high school.

Peparatoria (High School) makes up grades ten through to twelve and begins when the child turns 15. At this level, college-level education is available and the programmes incorporated include SEP incorporated A and University Incorporated, dependent on the state. Private schools may also have access to the International Baccalaureate and other systems. The first few terms are made up of a more common curriculum and the latter having a deeper amount of specialization including the social sciences such as Law, Philosophy and Law or the physical sciences such as Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The student graduates upon turning 18.

Following this, the student may opt to move into a University. Degrees offered include the Licenciatura (Bachelor’s Degree) which lasts for 4 years, the Maestria (Master’s Degree) which lasts 2 years and the Doctorado (Doctorate’s Degree) lasting for three years. 

To work in Mexico you will require a degree in line with your chosen subject obtained in the West (UK, US, Canada or Australia), a teaching qualification, at least 2 years of experience and must be a native speaker of English.

Those with international experience may also have an easier time securing positions and additionally, a CEFL, TEFL, Delta and other qualifications will help to secure a post. 

As always, please check our guide on VISA & Work Permit Restrictions

As far as monthly rent goes, in the city centre a one bedroom apartment typically costs around MXN 3900 ($290 or £180) whilst outside of the city centre it’ll cost around MXN 2800 ($210 or £130). A three bedroom apartment in the city centre costs around MXN 7800 ($590 or £360) whilst outside of the city centre it’ll only be around MXN 5900 ($440 or £270).

Food costs are similarly cheap with restaurants ranging between MXN 60 and 300 ($4.50-22.60 or £2.70-13.70) for a meal, a litre of water costing MXN 24.80 ($1.90 or £1.15), a litre of milk costing around MXN 13.80 ($1.05 or £0.65), 500g of bread costing MXN 22.40 ($1.70 or £1.00) and 12 eggs costing MXN 24.50 ($1.85 or £1.10).

Luxuries are similar in price with a middle-ranged bottle of wine costing MXN 105 ($7.90 or £4.80), half a litre of beer costing MXN 14.60 ($1.10 or £0.65) and a pack of cigarettes costing around MXN 42 ($3.15 or £1.90). Additionally, the average monthly disposable salary after tax is at around MXN 9900 ($750 or £450). 

The Cortez Club is home to one of Mexico’s largest diving and water sports centres and attends to large groups and individuals alike with opportunities for diving, snorkelling and swimming with aquan life.

Based in Nueva Vallarta, the Vallarta Yacht Club caters to individuals, couples and groups with opportunities to socialize and relax in their private clubhouse or to undertake an activity including fishing and sailing.

The Federacion Mexicana de Rugby, or Rugby Federation of Mexico as it’s known in English, administrates all of the surrounding clubs in the area and is known for organizing events, tournaments, league and more surrounding the sport in the country.

Mexico’s National Ice Hockey Teams are aimed to incorporate a range of ages and genders and include a Men’s National Team, a Women’s National Team and a Junior’s Under 20 National Team.

The Piedras Negras Aguilas are Mexico’s Premier Basketball team and utilize quick actions with deep strategy to blitz past their opponents and win game after game.

Perhaps you like your Football? The Federacion Mexicana de Futbol Asociacion A. C. (Mexican Federation Association Football) has been designed to organize a range of events and leagues throughout the year between various clubs from all over the country. 

One of Mexico’s biggest problems is the high crime rate in the country, out of these the largest and most prevalent problems are drug trafficking and organized crime as well as the violent crime as a result of the former two. Out of 100,000 people the crime rate is at around 1500 in total, with around 13 murders (2 of these with firearms), 250 assaults (186 of these being aggravated), 14 rapes, 112 general thefts, 139 automobile thefts, 146 robberies, 54 frauds and 23 drug offences. The worst cities are Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, other cities and towns have lower but still serious crime rates.

The high crime rate is generally due to poor law enforcement through both low apprehension and conviction rates, the main reason for the low apprehension and conviction rates is due to the distrust of the authorities by citizens and as such, only one out of every ten crimes is reported in Mexico and only one out of every hundred crimes goes to the sentencing stage, this means that only one out of every thousand crimes is punished.

Emergency Numbers

General Emergency – 911
Ambulance – 065
Police – 066
Fire Department – 068