Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico in Light of COVID-19

Updated: September 11, 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and all U.S. consulates general in Mexico suspended routine consular and visa services March 18 due to COVID-19. U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call (55) 8526 2561 from Mexico or 1 (844) 528-6611 from the United States. For information on other …

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Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico (September 11, 2020)  Location:  Mexico  Event:  Mexico COVID-19 Update (September 11, 2020) The number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases is still increasing daily in several regions of Mexico.  Mexico City, Guanajuato, Nuevo Leon, Mexico State, and Jalisco currently report the highest number of active cases for …

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Mexico Travel Advisory – Level 3: Reconsider Travel –  U.S. Embassy Mexico City

Subject:  Mexico Travel Advisory – Level 3: Reconsider Travel –  U.S. Embassy Mexico City (September 8, 2020) Location: Mexico The U.S. Department of State updated the  Travel Advisory  for Mexico on September 8, 2020.  Reconsider travel to Mexico due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime and kidnapping.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read …

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Weather Update – Tropical Depression Fourteen 

Location:  Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico Event:  Tropical Depression Fourteen is expected to strengthen to a hurricane as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula Saturday, August 22, producing winds of up to 70 miles per hour.  A hurricane watch and tropical storm warning are in effect for the Yucatan Peninsula. Local authorities have issued storm watch alerts, advised …

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Weather Alert – Hurricane Genevieve – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana

Location: Mexican State of Baja California Sur Event: Mexico issued a Hurricane Watch in Baja California Sur from Los Barriles to Todos Santos. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the southern portion of the Baja peninsula from Los Barriles to Puerto Cortes on the west coast. A Tropical Storm Watch is also in …

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COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico

The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico would like to advise all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Mexico to please refer to our COVID-19 Information page for the latest country-specific information and entry and exit requirements – https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

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Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico (April 21, 2020)   Location:  Mexico   Event:  Mexico COVID-19 Update (April 21, 2020)  International commercial flight options currently exist in Mexico.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City – COVID-19 Update

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City – COVID-19 Update (April 8, 2020) Location: Mexico Event: Mexico COVID-19 Update (April 8, 2020) International commercial flight options currently exist in Mexico.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for …

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Health Screenings in Nuevo Leon

Monterrey, NL March 30, 2020 — The U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey provides the following information for U.S. citizens: Authorities of the state of Nuevo Leon are conducting mandatory health screenings of travelers arriving from the United States. Currently, this affects primarily passenger buses but could be expanded to other modes of transport. U.S. travelers should …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Mexico City

Location: Mexico Event: Joint Statement on US-Mexico Joint Initiative to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic The United States and Mexico agree on the need for a dedicated joint effort to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus and address the economic effects resulting from reduced mobility along our shared border. The U.S. and Mexican governments further recognize …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy, Mexico

Location:  Southwestern Coast of Mexico   Event:  The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens that swells generated by Tropical Storm Xavier, currently located approximately 300 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, has potential to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions along portions of the southwestern coast beginning tonight and Sunday.  The storm is expected to weaken …

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(Second) Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City

Location:  Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas, Durango, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Colima and Baja California. Event:  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Hurricane Willa made landfall near Escuinapa, Sinaloa and will continue to move in a north/northeast direction.  A Hurricane Warning is in effect for San Blas to Mazatlan while a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City

Location:  Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas, Durango, Coahuila, Chihuahua. Event:  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Hurricane Willa is located southwest of Puerto Vallarta and moving in a north/northeast direction with an expected landfall around 1900 on Tuesday, October 23.  A Hurricane Warning is in effect for San Blas to Mazatlan while a Tropical Storm …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Mexico City

Location: Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas, Durango, Coahuila, Chihuahua. Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Hurricane Willa is located less than 100 miles southwest of Puerto Vallarta and moving in a northerly direction. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for San Blas to Mazatlán while a Tropical Storm Watch is in effect from Playa …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico, U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara, and U.S. Consulate General Tijuana

Location: Coast of Southwestern Mexico and Baja California Sur Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Tropical Storm Rosa is likely to become a hurricane later today and a major hurricane on Thursday, September 27.  Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center.  Swells generated by Rosa will affect …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Nogales, and Tijuana.

Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, U.S. Consulate General Nogales, and U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico (September 19, 2018)   Location: Baja California Sur Peninsula, Sonora, and Sinaloa Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Tropical Depression Nineteen-E is moving northward over the southern Gulf of California today. The storm is expected to …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Storm Norma

The U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana cautions U.S. citizens that, as of 7:00 a.m Pacific Time, the National Hurricane Center is extending advisories for Tropical Storm Norma.  There are no coastal watches in effect as of this time, but interests in Baja California Sur should monitor the progress of the storm.  Swells generated by Norma …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen-E in Baja Sur

The U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana cautions U.S. citizens that as of 5:00 a.m. Pacific Time the National Hurricane Center is extending advisories for a potential tropical storm.  Strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours and the system could become a hurricane by Thursday or Friday.  The disturbance is expected to become a tropical …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Storm Franklin

August 8, 2017   The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens that Tropical Storm Franklin is expected to strengthen during the evening of Tuesday, August 8 through Wednesday, August 9 as the storm leaves the Yucatan peninsula and moves over the Bay of Campeche. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) along with the Mexican Metrological Service have …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Storm Franklin (Tropical Cyclone 7)

August 7, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General in Merida continues to monitor Tropical Storm Franklin (Tropical Cyclone 7) and cautions U.S. citizens that the storm is expected to strengthen and should move over the Yucatan Peninsula this evening, Monday, August 7. The Government of Mexico has issued a Hurricane Watch from Chetumal north to Punta Allen …

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Tri-Lateral Forum Strengthens International Coordination on Amber Alert Emergency Response System

Mexico City, May 25, 2017 – Coordinators from Mexico, the United States, and Canada met today at the annual tri-national Amber Alert forum.  The Amber Alert is an emergency response system that disseminates information about missing children.  Their goal: to establish stronger mechanisms for the international coordination of Amber Alerts.  The new mechanisms proposed at the forum …

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Did you know that hurricane season is from May 15 to November 30 in the Pacific, and from June 1 to November 30 in the Atlantic?

Be Prepared   U.S. citizens planning to visit places that are vulnerable to hurricanes should be aware of the chance of storms and make a plan in case of emergency. Even inland areas far from the coast can experience destructive winds, tornadoes, and floods from tropical storms and hurricanes. In the event of a tropical …

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