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  • Used Property Sale by Live Auction

    Used Property Sale by Live Auction

    The U.S. Consulate General in Merida invites you to participate in a used property sale by live auction. U.S. Consulate General Merida Patio Terrace Friday, April 17th Exhibit: 9:00am through 10:30am. Auction Starts: 10:30am. (PDF 194Kb)

  • Federal Benefits

    Federal Benefits

    The federal benefits units in certain U.S. embassies and consulates stand ready to assist you in applying for claims, processing name and address changes, applying for Social Security cards and other services.

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  • U.S. Consulate inaugurates photo exhibition

    U.S. Consulate inaugurates photo exhibition

    Merida, Yucatan, January 21, 2015 - The U.S. Consulate General in Merida inaugurates the "I take care of my ocean, do you?" photographic exhibition at the visa waiting room.

  • Funding for Academic Exchanges in Health

    Funding for Academic Exchanges in Health

    Mexico City, December 16, 2014 – US Embassy Mexico City would like to congratulate five Mexican universities that were selected by the U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA

  • Access Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Access Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Merida, Yucatan. On December 13, 38 students from the city of Merida celebrated Thanksgiving with Consular Section Chief Suzanne McGuire and other U.S. Consulate representatives, as well as teachers and the Director of the Faculty of Education.

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  • US zydeco band Mo’Mojo tours Veracruz and Yucatán
    US zydeco band Mo’Mojo tours Veracruz and Yucatán

    Mexico City, February 3, 2015 – The US Embassy in Mexico is pleased to announce the American zydeco music group “Mo’Mojo” will be touring the states of Veracruz and Yucatán during their week-long visit to Mexico as part of the American Music Abroad series.  

  • U.S. Consulate General inaugurates photo exhibition
    U.S. Consulate General inaugurates photo exhibition

    Merida, Yucatan, January 21, 2015 - The U.S. Consulate General in Merida inaugurates the "I take care of my ocean, do you?" photographic exhibition at the visa waiting room. The exhibit features 10 images highlighting scenes of volunteers who participated in the 2014 Annual Beach Cleanup event at the beach in Progreso, Yucatan, organized by Fundacion Bepensa.  

  • Access Program Students from Merida Celebrate Thanksgiving
    Access Program Students from Merida Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Merida, Yucatan. On December 13, 38 students from the city of Merida celebrated Thanksgiving with Consular Section Chief Suzanne McGuire and other U.S. Consulate representatives, as well as teachers and the Director of the Faculty of Education.  

  • Embassy, Civil Society Host Indigenous Forum
    Embassy, Civil Society Host Indigenous Forum

    Mexico City, December 5, 2014 – On December 4-5, the U.S. Embassy and civil society organization Investigación, Organización y Acción Comunitaria Altepetl convened 30 young leaders representing 15 Mexican states and 28 pueblos originarios in an Encuentro Nacional de la Juventud Indígena. At the Encuentro, the young leaders discussed their concerns and aspirations and developed proposals and recommendations to benefit young indigenous people across Mexico.  

  • Consul Sonya Tsiros congratulates Mexican Students Traveling to the United States as part of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative
    Consul Sonya Tsiros congratulates Mexican Students Traveling to the United States as part of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

    Merida, Yucatan, November 6, 2014 - More than 515 students and teachers from the Yucatan Peninsula received scholarships to study English as part of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas and “Proyecta Cien Mil” Initiatives, both part of Presidents Obama and Peña Nieto’s plans to increase student exchanges between the United States and Mexico.  

  • Consul General Sonya Tsiros Volunteers on International Coastal Cleanup Day 2014
    Consul General Sonya Tsiros Volunteers on International Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

    Merida, Yucatan, October 5, 2014 - U.S. Consulate General in Merida supported International Coastal Cleanup Day, highlighting ocean conservation and American corporate social responsibility. Partnering with U.S. Company Coca-Cola, Consul General Sonya Tsiros and Consulate staff joined over 700 volunteers to clean up Progreso Beach Yucatan.  

  • U.S. Consulate General participates in Agreement between the Government of Yucatan and Carolina Adoption Services
    U.S. Consulate General participates in Agreement between the Government of Yucatan and Carolina Adoption Services

    Merida, Yucatan, September 11, 2014 - Consul General Sonya Tsiros attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between DIF Yucatan and North Carolina-based adoption agency Carolina Adoption Services at the Great Museum of the Mayan World in Merida.  

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  • The Consular Agency in Playa del Carmen will be closed on Wednesdays until further notice. Normal business hours are Mondays & Tuesdays, and Thursdays & Fridays from 9am to 1pm.  For Wednesday services (passport, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, notarial) please contact our Consular Agency in Cancun.    In the case of a life or death emergency involving a U.S. citizen, please call the U.S. Consulate General in Merida -- 011-52-999-942-5700 (dialing direct from the United States) – to be connected to the ACS unit or to the after-hours duty officer.  

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