U.S. Citizen Services

Routine passport, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial services are cancelled as of March 18.  Check here https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passport-services/ for appointment availability at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City or at any of our nine consulates or nine consular agencies throughout Mexico.


U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call 81-4160-5512 (from Mexico) or +1 (844) 528-6611 (from the United States).  Please visit 
https://mx.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ for the latest COVID-19 developments in Mexico along with precautions to take to protect your health and safety.


Emergency passport services are being offered by appointment only.  Please do not arrive at the Consulate without an appointment.  Please email 
ACSGDL@state.gov if you need emergency services in Guadalajara with an explanation of the emergency and confirmation of travel date.  Applicants should expect to receive their passport within three weeks of their appointment except in cases of extreme emergency.

 

American Citizen Services (ACS) is a unit of the Consulate General.  The ACS Unit and Puerto Vallarta Consular Agency employees assist U.S. citizens in Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, and Aguascalientes in several ways.

The Consulate General in Guadalajara and Consular agency in Puerto Vallarta perform the following services:

 

PASSPORT AND CONSULAR REPORT OF BIRTH APPLICATIONS:

Step 1:  Click here for general instructions and forms.

Step 2: Make an appointment: (Note: Due to COVID-19, the Consulate is offering Emergency passport services only.  Please do not arrive at the Consulate without an appointment.  Please email ACSGDL@state.gov if you need emergency services in Guadalajara.) 
Click here to make an appointment for Passports.
Click here to make an appointment for Notarial and Other Services. 

Note: For Consular Reports of Birth Abroad appointments please contact us directly at crbagdl@state.gov

Step 3: Collect all your documents and come to the Consulate or Consular Agency.

CONTACT US
American Citizens Services
U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara
Progreso 175, Col. Americana
Guadalajara, Jalisco 44160
From Mexico: 334-624-2102
From the U.S.: (844) 528-6611
Email:  acsgdl@state.gov
Business hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
For after-hours emergencies regarding American Citizens, contact the duty officer at 800-681-9374.  If calling from the United States, dial (844) 528-6611.

CONSULAR AGENCY PUERTO VALLARTA (Currently closed due to COVID-19.) 
There is a Consular Agency in Puerto Vallarta which can assist Americans in emergencies and with most routine services, including accepting applications for passports.  The following is contact information for the Consular Agency:

Puerto Vallarta Consular Agency
Paseo de los Cocoteros #85, Sur Paradise Plaza, Interior local L-7
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit C.P. 63732
From Mexico: 334-624-2102
From the U.S.: (844) 528-6611
Email:  conagencypuertov@state.gov
Business hours:  Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

EMERGENCY SERVICES
When traveling in Mexico, exercise increased caution due to crime.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Read More
See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to Mexico.

 

Please Note: The Consulate cannot represent U.S. citizens in court nor provide legal counsel.  Instead, you may wish to consult with an attorney in Mexico, who can provide advice on your options and remedies within the Mexican legal system.  The Consulate General in Guadalajara maintains a list of local attorneys who speak English.  However, the Consulate cannot recommend a particular attorney and assumes no responsibility for the quality of service provided.

 List of Lawyers (PDF –106 KB)
List of Translators (PDF –112KB)
List of Private Investigators (PDF –91KB)

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Please Note: The Consulate cannot recommend a particular physician and assumes no responsibility for the quality of service provided.

List of Doctors (PDF- 2 MB)
List of Air Ambulance (PDF-47KB)

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Please Note: The U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. Professional credentials and areas of expertise are provided directly by the funeral directors, morticians and other service providers. 

List of Funeral Homes and Related Services (PDF – 97 KB)

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