U.S. Citizen Services

The Office of American Citizens Services provides a wide range of services to assist U.S. citizens travelling and/or residing in Mexico. These services include:

  • Safety and security information
  • Assistance for victims of crime
  • Welfare and whereabouts checks
  • Assistance to arrested or detained U.S citizens
  • Resources for Victims of International Parental Abductions
  • Assistance to families of deceased U.S. Citizens
  • Emergency preparedness information
  • Medical / financial assistance
  • Providing general information for visiting Mexico such as exit/entry requirements, property issues, marriage and divorce, and spring break in Mexico.

Reminder to U.S. Citizens Visiting Mexico by Land:
As the summer travel season approaches, the U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros reminds all U.S. Citizens to check the validity of your license plates and/or vehicle registration stickers before crossing the border into Mexico. According to Mexican Customs regulations, vehicles with expired plates and/or vehicle registration stickers are subject to impoundment at the border.

Visit our appointment calendar to make an appointment for U.S. Citizen Services.


Within Mexico: (868) 206 1076
From the U.S.: (844) 528 6611

E-mail: MatamorosUSCitizens@state.gov or  MatamorosACS@state.gov

General Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
American Citizen Services: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointment is required.


From Mexico: (868) 208 2000
From the U.S.: 011 52 (868) 208 2000 After Normal Business Hours:

NOTE: This line is ONLY for U.S. citizen emergencies. If you are an U.S. citizen and you have an emergency, please call one of the numbers above. DO NOT call this line for visa inquiries.


The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros 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 U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros has a list of attorneys corresponding to our consular district, however, it cannot recommend a particular attorney and assumes no responsibility for the quality of service provided.

Please download the list (PDF – 280KB) of attorneys.

The following list is arranged in alphabetical order by surname. It does not list all the well-qualified physicians in the district, but provides a representative selection. The Consulate General in Matamoros assumes no responsibility for either the quality of these medical providers or for their fees.

Please download form (PDF – 256Kb) to access our list of medical providers and hospitals.


Note:  All listed telephone numbers are in Mexico and should be preceded by 011-52 when dialed from the U.S.


Funerales Del Rosario
Calle Sexta #35
H.Matamoros, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87300
Grupo Escobedo Zerimar
República de Cuba #46
H. Matamoros, Tamaulipas, CP. 87360
Funerarias Ramírez
González 12 y 13 #154, Zona Centro
H. Matamoros, Tamaulipas
Funerales Lozano
4a y Camilo Manzo #171
H. Matamoros, Tamaulipas
Tel: 868-813-2155

Fax: 868-813-3150



Funerales San Pedro
Hidalgo #1107 s/n, Col. Ciudad Gustavo Diaz
Reynosa, Tamaulipas, C.P. 88400


Funerales Valle De La Paz
Boulevard Morelos y Guaymas s/n, Col. Rdz.
Reynosa, Tamaulipas, C.P. 88631
Tel: 899-923-5874

Fax: 899-924-2951

Funerales Protecto Deco
Praxedis Balboa #1397, Col. Del Bosque
Reynosa, Tamaulipas, C.P. 88760
Tel: 899-923-0166



Rio Bravo

Capillas Jardines de la Paz
Independencia y General Prim #302
Fraccionamiento Rio Bravo
Cd. Rio Brvo, Tamaulipas, CP. 89900
Tel & Fax: 899-934-4599


Funerarias Río Bravo
Calle Guanajuato #205, Colonia Fundadores
Cd. Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas 89900



 San Fernando

Funerales Jardines del Recuerdo
Benito Juarez #31, Zona Centro
San Fernando, Tamaulipas, CP. 87600


Funerales La Paz y Capillas Cristo Rey
Miguel Hidalgo entre Cuauhtemoc y Mariano Escobedo #22, Zona Centro
San Fernando, Tamaulipas, CP. 87600



Valle Hermoso

Funerales Del Valle
Calle 5a y Ave. Los Leones S/N, Col. Leonística
Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87500


Cd. Victoria

Asesoría Funeraria de Victoria
Ricardo Flores Magón #1466, Colonia Doctores
Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas


Funerales Capillas del Recuerdo
Boulevard López Portillo #702, Colonia Mainero
Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87100


Velatorio San José
Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, CP.87000
834-31 2 6535


Cd. Mante

Funerales Mante, S.A de C.V.
Boulevard Luis Donaldo Colosio #102 Pte.
Colonia Miguel Alemán
Cd. Mante, Tamaulipas, CP. 89820.
Tel: 01-800-536-5028

Tel & Fax: 831-232-2445 y 831-232-0307


Villa González

Funerales Mante, S.A. de C.V.
Calle Guadalupe Victoria #315, Esquina Nicolás Bravo.
Villa González, Tamaulipas



Estación Manuel

Funerales Mante, S.A. de C.V.
Calle Guadalupe Victoria #315, Esq. Nicolás Bravo
Villa González, Tamaulipas


Note: Funerales Mante, S.A. de C.V. has jurisdiction in Villa González y Estación Manuel

 Villa Aldama

Funerales González
Reforma y Ocampo #418, Zona Centro
Villa Aldama, Tamaulipas, C.P. 89670
Tel & Fax: 836-274-0020

Cel: 045-836-100-9127


Soto La Marina

Funerales del Pueblo
Miguel Hgo. y Alvaro Obregón #5, Zona Centro Sur
Soto La Marina, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87670




La Pesca

Funerales del Pueblo
Miguel Hgo. y Alvaro Obregón #5, Zona Centro Sur
Soto La Marina, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87670




Note: Funerales Del Pueblo de Soto La Marina, has jurisdiction in La Pesca.