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Bicentennial US Consulate Message


Bicentennial US Consulate Message

14 September 2010 Consulates & Int'l Alliances 0

Please be advised that the U.S. Consulate and the U.S. Consular Agencies in Cancun, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen will be closed on Wednesday, September 15 through Friday, September 17 for the Mexican Bicentennial celebrations. We will reopen for business as usual on Monday, September 20. If you are a U.S. citizen and have a life or death emergency, have been arrested or are a victim of a serious crime during this time, please dial 999-942-5700 and follow the instructions to be connected to the officer on call.

Lost and stolen passports can be replaced only when the office is open. Please visit our website for more information on what to do in the case of lost or stolen passports.

Road Closures: Expect road closures in and around town squares and more police checkpoints throughout the consular district. In Merida, the major celebration has been moved to the Monumento a la Patria for the evening of September 15. Much of Paseo Montejo and many of the surrounding streets will be closed. The remaining streets will have heavy traffic.

As with any major event, U.S. citizens should remain aware of their surroundings and expect delays and additional road closures.
The U.S. Consulate in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, has responsibility for the Mexican States of Quintana Roo, Yucatan, and Campeche. The Consulate remains open for business. The Consulate can be reached during its regular business hours (M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) by telephone at 999-942-5700; by fax at 999-942-5777; and by email at After hours, for emergencies involving U.S. citizens in the Mexican states of Yucatan, Quintana Roo, and Campeche, call the Consulate’s main number and follow instructions to be connected to the Merida duty officer.

Full contact information:

CONSULATE MERIDA (Calle 60 No. 338-K x 29 y 31, Colonia Alcala Martin, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico)
Main switchboard dialing from the US: 011-52-999-942-5700
Main switchboard dialing from outside Merida but within Mexico: 01-999-942-5700
CONSULAR AGENCY CANCUN (Plaza Caracol , second level, no. 320-323, Boulevard Kukulcan, km. 8.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Office dialing from the US: 011-52-998-883-0272
Office dialing from outside Cancun but within Mexico: 01-998-883-0272
CONSULAR AGENCY COZUMEL (Plaza Villa Mar en el Centro, Plaza Principal, (Parque Juárez between Melgar and 5th Avenue) 2nd floor, locales #8 and 9, Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Office dialing from the US: 011-52-987-872-4574
Office dialing from outside Cozumel but within Mexico: 01-987-872-4574
CONSULAR AGENCY PLAYA DEL CARMEN ("The Palapa," Calle 1 Sur, between Avenida 15 and Avenida 20, Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Office dialing from the US: 011-52-984-873-0303
Office dialing from outside Playa Del Carmen but within Mexico: 01-984-873-0303


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