January 21, 2015

Mexican Birth Certificates Now Available from Consulates of Mexico in the U.S.

The Mexican Embassy announced that starting on January 15, 2015, the consulates of Mexico in the United States will issue copies of birth certificates registered in Mexico.

To obtain their certified copies, Mexican nationals should visit the nearest consulate, present an official proof of identity, fill out an application and provide their Clave Única de Registro de Población (CURP), if they have one. The cost of each certified copy will be $13.00 dollars. The issuance of certified copies does not carry any additional costs. Be aware of abuses and scams. No one can charge additional fees for this service.

Those interested in obtaining a certified copy of their birth certificate can get more information in the free application for smartphones and mobile devices MiConsulmex or at the toll free number Centro de Información y Asistencia a Mexicanos (CIAM): 1-855-463-6395.

Angela M. Lopez