Instituto Nacional Electoral

Voters ID for Mexicans from Abroad

Since February 2016, it became possible for Mexicans to apply for a voter card at your nearest Consulate for Mexican electoral decisions.


  • Make your appointment through MEXITEL (1877) 639-4835 or online
    • Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (schedules in the eastern US).
  • Come to the Consulate date/time of your appointment with the following documents:
    • original birth certificate or certified copy
    • Government-issued photo ID.
    • Proof of address.

The procedure is free of charge. The Consulate will receive applications to process this credential. In a period of approximately 3-4 weeks the National Electoral Institute (INE) will send the credential directly through mail to the address registered by the applicant.

For more information, please visit the following website: