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US Consulate in Tijuana & Consular Agent in Los Cabos

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Updated 10/02/13 We had been a little remiss in our update of this page. In 2012 both the Cabo San Lucas consular agent office and the US Consulate in Tijuana changed locations. Here is the latest information on both offices and maps on how to find them. Both offices have move to locations outside the city area and both are more difficult to locate.

Know that the office is Los Cabos is an Agent office and does not offer all the services available at the consulate in Tijuana. The office is no longer located in downtown Cabo San Lucas, but about 8 miles toward San Jose del Cabo in the Palmilla Shopping Center.

Be aware that you are not allowed to take ANYTHING other than your paperwork into the US Consulate in Tijuana. Any electronics and even jewelry must be removed before you are allowed into the facility. You are also required in most cases to have a printed barcode form confirming your appointment before you will be allowed into the consulate office. Security in and even for blocks around the consulate is agressive/oppressive.

Us Consulate Tijuana
The US Consulate in Tijuana in an artists rendering - This entrance is for dignataries only, the real entrance is around back

US Consulate, Tijuana (website)

U.S. Mailing Address:
American Consulate General
P.O. Box 439039
San Diego, CA 92143-9039

(664) 977-2000 from 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday (Dialing from the U.S. 011-52 + phone number)

For after-hours emergency involving U.S. citizens, please contact the Duty Officer.  From Mexico dial 001 (619) 692-2154, from the U.S., call (619) 692-2154. This number is for emergencies only.

Tropical Storm or Hurricane Sonia

For hours of specific U.S. citizen services, visit American Citizen Services

Also see; Hassels of the U.S. Visas - Be Glad You are in Mexico.


U.S. Consular Agency Los Cabos, B.C.S.
(This is not a full consulate office)

With the shift in tourist destinations away from downtown to the Tourist Corridor the consulate has been shifted to the up-scale neighborhood in a rather difficult location for most Baja travelers (except those at the luxurious Palmilla) to get too.

Tiendas de Palmilla, Carretera Transpeninsular Km 27.5 
Local B221, San José del Cabo, B.C.S., C.P. 23406
Telephone: (624) 143-3566
Fax: (624) 143-6750

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday
Passports, Notarial Services 
and Other Consular Services:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday through Friday


Tropical Storm or Hurricane Sonia
in a larger map