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  • Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs visit

    Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs visit

    Stephanie Miley, Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, visited the Maquilas Tetakawi Roca Fuerte Training Center in Guaymas, Sonora to learn about Metromematicas, a new and innovative format for learning mathematics.

  • Maricopa Association of Governments visit

    Maricopa Association of Governments visit

    In recent days, Karen Ogle met with members of the Maricopa Association of Governments to discuss the efforts Arizona is undertaking to improve the relationship with Sonora.

  • Consul visited Yaqui Community

    Consul visited Yaqui Community

    Consul General Karen Ogle, accompanied by Armando Lee, General Director of Maquila Tetakawi, visited the Yaqui communities of Belén, Potam, Rahum, y Cócorit. During the visit she had the opportunity to speak with the governors and native communities on educational issues.

  • JEA 2015

    “Jóvenes en Acción” – Youth in Action 2015

    Consul General Karen Ogle participated in the award ceremony in honor to the Sonora high school students selected to participate in the “Jóvenes en Acción” – Youth in Action program this summer.

  • Play 60

    Play 60 Program

    The Consulate, in collaboration with NFL Mexico and the Sonora Ministry of Education presented Play 60 program to elementary school children in Hermosillo, which aims to motivate children to be active at least 60 minutes each day.

  • Wheelchair Donation

    Wheelchair Donation

    The U.S. Consulate donated 26 wheelchairs to the Progreso por Sonora Foundation for distribution to people with temporary or permanent physical disability. Funding for the grant was provided by U.S. Northcom


  • Services required - June 19, 2015

    The U.S. Consulate General in Hermosillo requires a reliable Dedicated Internet Service provider for its network operations at the Mazatlán Consular Agency.

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Season 2015

    The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and U.S. Consulates General in Mexico remind U.S. citizens that hurricane season is from May 15 to November 30 in the Pacific, and from June 1 to November 30 in the Atlantic. In the coming days, the Department of State will also issue a Travel Alert to remind U.S. citizens around the world of the upcoming season.

  • Travel Warning Mexico Update

    The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens about the risk of traveling to certain places in Mexico due to threats to safety and security posed by organized criminal groups in the country. U.S. citizens have been the victims of violent crimes, such as kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery by organized criminal groups in various Mexican states.

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Important Message

  • The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Visas: Systems issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas are being resolved. Applicants should check this appointment page: for availability of appointments at U.S. consulates in Mexico. Applicants with a currently scheduled appointment should attend their appointment.

    If you appeared at the Consulate, but your case was not processed to conclusion, please follow the instructions provided to you by the consulate. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the consulate ( Applicants who have already attended their appointment may experience some delay in receiving their visa.

    If you need to reschedule an appointment you can follow the instructions located at:  Unless instructed otherwise, all individuals should plan to attend their scheduled visa interview appointments. Those with urgent travel should follow the instructions for expedited emergency appointment found at: 

    Passports: Due to a systems issue affecting global passport operations, passport applications accepted at all overseas passport facilities between May 26, 2015 and June 12, 2015 are experiencing delays in printing. If you applied for a passport during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the consulate or embassy at which you originally applied. Information about how to apply for an emergency passport is available at the following link:

Contact Information

  • Business hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday:
    Local calls: 289-3500
    Within Mexico: (662)289-3500
    International call: +52-662-289-3500
  • Address:

    Monterrey 141 Pte.
    Col. Esqueda
    Hermosillo, Sonora. 83260

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    Non-Immigrant Visa Inquiries:



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