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    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.

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    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. Consulate General Matamoros has asked that official American staff shelter in place due to a potential increase in violence in the city this evening (Feb 3, 2016).

    We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Matamoros Mexico to enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) at to receive the latest security updates. By enrolling, you make it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in case of an emergency. If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate or consular agency.

  •                                                       EMERGENCY MESSAGE

    Please be advised that there is an increased police and military presence in Matamoros in the neighborhoods of Rio 1, Rio 2, and Rio 3 [Fraccionamento Rio, Seccion 1, 2, and 3]. U.S. Consulate General Matamoros employees have been advised to avoid this area and shelter in place until further notice.

  • Travel Alert - Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2015
    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane and Typhoon Season will last through November 2015, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in hurricane- and typhoon-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now.  This Travel Alert expires on December 1, 2015.


  • 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)

STEP Program

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Matamoros U.S. Consulate General

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    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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