Location and Hours

Nearest American Citizen Services Location
Nearest American Citizen Services Location

Nonimmigrant Visa Unit
American Citizen Services Unit
The U.S. Consulate General is located in Matamoros, Mexico, directly across the border from Brownsville, Texas.

Consulate General Physical Address
Calle Primera #2002
Colonia Jardín
Matamoros, Tamaulipas
México  87330

U.S. Mailing Address:
PO Box 9004
Brownsville, TX 78520

Telephone: 011-52-(868)-208-2000
Fax: 011-52-(868)-812-2171

Hours of Operation:
General Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
American Citizen Services: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to noon and 1:00PM to 3:30PM.
Nonimmigrant Visas: Appointment required. Click here for more details.

The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros is closed for both American and Mexican holidays. Click here for a current list of consulate holidays.

General Questions and Information:

  • Nonimmigrant Visas: For general information about Nonimmigrant visas, please see the Nonimmigrant Visa unit of our website. If you still have questions after reviewing all of the available information or would like to send us a comment, please email us at:matamorosvisas@state.gov. When sending an email, please be sure to include all relevant information, including your name, date of birth, and specific details about your question, if applicable.
  • American Citizen Services: For questions about the types of services we can provide to American Citizens visiting or residing in Mexico, please see the American Citizen Services unit of our website. If you are unable to find an answer to your question, you may email your question to MatamorosUSCitizens@state.gov.

Travel Information:
For information regarding travel in Mexico, please consult the Country Specific Information Sheet for Mexico by clicking here: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html.