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United States Consulate in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

United States Consulate in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

Welcome to the Consulate of the United States of America in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.


Brief History

The Consulate began operations on July 1, 1998 working out of temporary facilities in Nogales, Arizona.  We officially opened in Nogales, Sonora, on November 23, 1998.  We were pleased to have U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Jeffrey Davidow and Representative Jim Kolbe help us raise the flag on that occasion. The Consulate is a large, modern structure located on Calle San Jose, alongside several maquiladoras and customs brokerages.

General Information

Consulate Office Hours:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday
The Consulate is closed on both, Mexican and U.S. Federal holidays. 
Please click here for the current holiday schedule.

The Consulate may be reached in the following ways:

When dialing from the U.S.: 
Telephone: 011 52 631 311 8150
Fax: 011 52 631 313 4652

If dialing from Mexico: 
Telephone: 01 631 311 8150
Fax: 01 631 313 4652

Our Consular District is the northern part of the state of Sonora, extending 600 miles from Agua Prieta in eastern Sonora, to San Luis Rio Colorado in western Sonora, and about 60 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.  The population of the consular district is about 800,000.  As of January 2002, 219 American citizens were living or working in our consular district and had registered with the Consulate.  We estimate there are many more U.S. citizens living or working in the district and we encourage them to register with the Consulate.

The Consulate’s workload has been heavy from the outset and continues to expand.  The American officers handle the full range of consular and administrative duties and report to the U.S. Embassy and the Department of State on political, economic and commercial developments.