Mexico: Improvements to Consular Services in North America

October 26, 2021

Key Points  

  • New improvements to Mexico’s consular services in North America 
  • Goal of reducing visa backlogs caused by pandemic  

Overview

The government of Mexico announced several improvements that will be made to consular services located in North America. The improvements include: 

  • The reconfiguration of consular districts in Albuquerque, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Miami and New York  
  • The opening of two new consulates in New Jersey and Oklahoma 
  • Increased use of mobile consulates and consulates on wheels  

Additionally, on Jan. 1, 2022, the remuneration of the independent professional service providers working with Mexico's consulates in North America will increase by ten percent. 

What are the Changes?  

Changes have been made to consulate services in North America in order to improve processing time and reduce visa backlogs. These changes will allow for the redistribution of workload and provide more efficient services across North America.  

Looking Ahead 

In addition to the above-mentioned changes, the remuneration of the independent professional service providers working with Mexico's consulates in North America will increase by ten percent on Jan. 1, 2022. Continue to check Envoy’s website for future updates.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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