POWER OF ATTORNEY
Attention with appointment from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m.
As of August 1st 2018, consular services payments will not be accepted with credit cards. We recommend you bring cash when you come to this Consulate.
Second stage: Two business days after signing the power any person will be able to pick up the corresponding testimony, as long as they present the payment receipt.
1. The person requesting the Power of Attorney must be present.
2. Fill in the application for power of attorney. It is recommended to ask lawyers or representatives in Mexico the type of power you need to grant. If the POA is for a property, we suggest to bring a copy of the deed where the exact address of the property is shown.
3. Submit a valid official identification and a copy. The only accepted IDs for this procedure are the following: valid passport (Mexican or foreign), valid matricula consular, voting credential issued by the Federal Electoral Institute or National Electoral Institute, valid Driver License issued by the Department of motor vehicles in California (DMV) and identification of the DMV (California Identification Card). If the grantor is Mexican, the identification presented must have full name, with paternal and maternal names. In the case of foreigners, the power of attorney shall be drafted with the name as it appears on the identification.
4. If the applicant will grant a General power for acts of administration and/or domain or a special power which relates to administration and/or disposition of assets, and is married under the regime of separation of property or Married Separete Estates the Act of marriage original and a copy must be submitted. If the applicant will grant a General power for acts of administration and/or domain or a special power which relates to administration and/or disposition of assets, and is married under the regime of community property or Married Join Estate, the Act of marriage original and copy must be submitted, as well as a valid official ID of the spouse. If the spouse is Mexican, the identification presented must have full name, with paternal and maternal last names. If the spouse is a foreigner, the name shall be drafted as it appears on the identification. Also, the spouse has to sign the power giving its consent.
5. If the applicant do not mastered the Spanish language, it must be accompanied by a translator (must be the same translator in all the procedure). The translator must fill out the application for translator and present a valid official identification and a copy. The same applies to the spouse, if the consent is needed because the POA involves acts of administration and/or domain or a special power which relates to administration and/or disposition of assets.
6. Pay the Power of Attorney rights: $115.00 dollars. (We only accept cash and Money Order).
1. In exceptional situations, you may be asked additional documents to complete your proceeding.
2. Good-quality photocopies must be submitted at all times, so that they can be clearly read, and in the case of the identification (photography and the signature) that it can be clearly seen. Don't forget to photocopy the front and back of your identification, so that it shows full information, including the holder’s signature.