Process for Applying Mexican Passport

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Process for Applying Mexican First Time Adult Passport:

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Mexican Passport is a travel document issued only to the Citizens of Mexico. Mexican Passport confirms the Identity & nationality of the holder and facilitates the holder for International travel. Mexican Citizens who stay in Mexico & overseas can apply passport by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Eligibility

Step 2: Application Form & Filling the Application Form

Step 3: Required Documents

Step 4: Passport size Photos & Photo requirements

Step 5: Passport Fees & Mode of Payment

Step 6: Check List for Lodging the Application Form

Step 7: Lodging the Application Form

Step 8: Collecting your Passport

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Step 1- Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a Mexican Citizen
  • Applicant’s Age must be 18 years or above

Step 2- Application Form:

Citizens of Mexico who are applying for Passport can get the application from any nearest State Liaison office or SRE or Municipality

Process for Getting the Application Form & Filling the Application Form:

Step 1: Take an Appointment at the nearest State Liaison office or SRE or Municipality

Step 2: On the Appointment day Visit the nearest State Liaison office or SRE or Municipality & take a Passport application form

Step 3: Fill the complete application form with correct details

Step 4: Attach 2 most recent & identical photographs

Step 5: Attach the required documents

Step 6: Pay the prescribed fees (fees can be paid by Cash/Credit card/Debit card)

Step 7: Submit the completely filled application form along with required documents

Step 8: After the successful submission of your application form, you will get an Acknowledgement

Step 9: Acknowledgement contains your Passport application number, keep it for further reference

Note:

Applicants who are applying  for Mexican Passport it’s better to apply in person.

To download the sample application form (OP-5) click here: (http://sre.gob.mx/formatos-de-solicitud/OP5GOBMX.pdf)

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Step 3- Required Documents:

Citizens of Mexico applying for Passport must submit the following Certificates

  • Completely filled Passport Application form OP-5
  • Proof of Mexican Nationality
  • Photo Identification Proof

Mexican Citizens who are applying for Passport can show the following any one of the documents for the Proof of Mexican Nationality

  • Certified Birth Certificate issued by Civil Registry Office
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate issued by Consular Services
  • Mexican Nationality -Original Certificate
  • Naturalization-Original Certificate
  • High Security Consular registration-Original copy
  • Declaration of the Mexican Nationality by Birth-Original copy

Mexican Citizens who are applying for Passport can show the following any one of the Original documents with photo on it for the Proof of Identity

  • Voting Card issued by Federal Electoral Institute
  • Letter Intern
  • Certificate of Mexican Nationality
  • Naturalization letter
  • High Security Consular registration
  • Declaration of the Mexican Nationality by Birth
  • Credential Medical services of a public health institution
  • Credential Retirees or Pensioners
  • Professional Title
  • Professional Certificate

For more details on Documents required click here: (http://sre.gob.mx/primera-vez?id=252)

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Step 4-Passport size Photos & Photo requirements:

Mexican Nationals who are applying for Passport must provide 2 identical & most recent photos which are in standard size. Applicants Photo is more important for security reasons & if the applicant’s photo does not reach the requirements prescribed by the Mexican Passport office, application may not be forwarded. Applicant’s photos must meet the following requirements.

  • Photos should be identical & less than a month old
  • Photos should be clear & in focus

To know more details on Photo specifications click here: http://sre.gob.mx/formatos-de-solicitud/OP5GOBMX.pdf)

Step 5- Passport Fees & Mode of Payment:

Passport Fees:

  • Standard 32 Page Passport – $ 2315

Passport fees can be paid by Cash or Credit card or Debit Card

To know more details on Passport fees click here: (http://sre.gob.mx/pago-de-derechos-de-pasaporte)

Step 6- Check list for Lodging Passport Application Form:

  • Completely filled OP-5 Passport application form
  • Original documents required for applying passport
  • 2 Identical & most recent passport size photo

Step 7- Lodging the Application Form:

Applicants after completing all the above formalities submit the application form in person and take the Acknowledgement

Step 8- Collecting your Passport:

After the successful submission of your passport application form along with photos & required documents in normal cases you will get your passport within 2 to 3 weeks.

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