Renewing your passport in the United States is more expensive than in Mexico
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) released this Wednesday an update on the costs of processing Mexican passports abroad.
Now, Mexicans who are abroad for work or studies and must renew their passports will have to pay more than processing it in Mexico. These prices are exclusively in the United States.
Passport for 1 year: $34 dollars. $643 Mexican pesos.
Passport for 3 years: $78 dollars. $1,475 Mexican pesos.
6 year passport: $107 dollars. $2,023 mexican pesos.
Passport for 10 years: $150 dollars. $2,837 Mexican pesos.
It is important to remember that only people over 60 years old and people with disabilities can obtain a 50% discount, which must be indicated at the time of application.
Please note that a one-year passport is only issued to children under three years of age.
How do I apply for a Mexican passport from the United States?
You can make your appointment by dialing 1(877) 639-4835 (6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday) or online at https://mexitel.sre.gob.mx.
The SRE will send you an email with the form to make the payment of the fee. The payment must be ready one day before the appointment.
On the day of the appointment, the applicant should come with a certified birth certificate and an official photo ID. The passport photo is already taken when the application is made and no others should be taken.
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