Location and Hours
The U.S. Consulate General is located in Matamoros, Mexico, directly across the border from Brownsville, Texas. The U.S. Consular Agency is located in Reynosa, 45 minutes to the northwest of Matamoros.
Consulate General Physical Address: U.S. Mailing Address:
Calle Primera #2002 P.O. Box 9004
Colonia Jardín Brownsville, TX 78520
Hours of Operation:
General Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM
American Citizen Services: Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 12:00PM and 1:30PM to 3:30PM.
Nonimmigrant Visas: Appointment required. Click here for more details.
The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros is closed for both American and Mexican holidays. Click here for a current list of consulate holidays.
General Questions and Information:
Nonimmigrant Visas: For general information about Nonimmigrant visas, please see the Nonimmigrant Visa unit of our website. If you still have questions after reviewing all of the available information or would like to send us a comment, please email us at: email@example.com. When sending an email, please be sure to include all relevant information, including your name, date of birth, and specific details about your question, if applicable.
- American Citizen Services: For questions about the types of services we can provide to American Citizens visiting or residing in Mexico, please see the American Citizen Services unit of our website. If you are unable to find an answer to your question, you may email your question to MatamorosUSCitizens@state.gov.
U.S. Consular Agency Reynosa
Following the resignation of the Consular Agent effective Monday, September 24, 2012, all emergency and non-emergency consular services will be provided in Matamoros by the American Citizen Services unit at Consulate General Matamoros until further notice. Please refer to the contact information above for Consulate General Matamoros.
For information regarding travel in Mexico, please consult the Country Specific Information Sheet for Mexico by clicking here: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html.