The U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana advances the bilateral relationship in the Baja peninsula – the most populous and interconnected area along the U.S.-Mexico border. Strong social, linguistic, historical, and business ties contribute to extensive cross-border cooperation in many areas and to a broad sentiment that northern Baja/southern California is one integrated, dynamic region where economic well-being is interdependent. Through more than 125 years of cooperation in the Baja peninsula, the U.S. Consulate General has become an integral part of the community and a vital actor in the US-Mexico relationship.
The Nonimmigrant Visa unit processes all categories of nonimmigrant visa applications for temporary travel to the United States including for tourism, business, and study.
The Office of Public Affairs handles all press, cultural, information, and educational programs of the U.S. government in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora and Sinaloa in order to build greater understanding of an appreciation for the United States and its policies.
For media inquiries, please call 664-977-2000.
Political and Economic Section
The Political and Economic Section monitors political, economic, environmental, scientific, technological and health issues in the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur. Officers from the Political/Economic Section frequently represent the United States in meetings with local government officials. The section serves as the point of contact for official U.S. government delegations visiting the region. Officers brief visiting delegations and provide background information on the political and economic climate in Baja California and Baja California Sur.