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  • American English

    American English

    The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs launches the new interactive website, American English, a resource for teaching and learning about American English launguage and culture.

  • American English

    Download American English App

    An ultra-fast, all-in-one app for your mobile phone. Improve your English: read e-books for learners, listen to audiobooks, explore American songs, and play a language game



  • U.S. Embassies and Consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties that may result in delays in visa processing and receiving and sending communications.  If you sent an email to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate email address between 8pm Friday, Nov 14th and 8am Tuesday, Nov 18th, we did not receive your message.  If you do not receive a response within 72 hours, please resend your email.

    Additionally, applicants who have interviews for student and exchange visitors (F/M/J) visas scheduled for this week should bring proof of payment of the SEVIS fee.

    U.S. citizens may also experience delays in sending and receiving emails. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance should contact the Embassy at 55-5080-2000 (dialing from within Mexico City, or 011-52-555-080-2000 dialing from the United States), state your emergency to the operator, and ask for American Citizen Services Unit.  If you sent an email to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate email address between 8pm on Friday, Nov 14th and 8am Tuesday, Nov 18th, we may not have received your message.  Please resend your email.


  • Guide to US Visa Application
    Guía de Solicitud de Visa de EE.UU. en México
    En este video un vicecónsul describe los sencillos pasos para solicitar una visa de Estados Unidos en la Embajada o Consulados en México (Mayo 17, 2012)
    Guide to U.S. Visa Application in Mexico

    Watch as the vice consul outlines the simple steps to apply for a U.S. visa at a U.S. Consulate or Embassy in Mexico (May 17, 2012)


  • Current USCIS Immigration Visa Fee
    All individuals issued immigrant visas overseas must pay a $165.00 USCIS Immigrant Fee before traveling to the United States. Only prospective adoptive parents whose child(ren) is/are entering the United States under either the Orphan or Hague Process, Iraqi and Afghan special immigrants who were employed by the U.S. government, returning residents, and those issued K visas are exempt from the new fee. The below USCIS website has more details on the new fee, including contact information for USCIS, if there are further questions:

STEP Program

  • STEP Program

Matamoros U.S. Consulate General

  • Contac Us

    Contact Us

    Calle Primera #2002 Colonia Jardín 
    Matamoros, Tamaulipas México  87330

    »From U.S. 011-52-868-208-2000

    »From Mexico 01-868-208-2000



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Call for Participants 2014

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