BASIC (08-05)

GN 00312.258 Mexico – Vital Statistics Records

A. Procedure – Birth Certificates

When requesting a birth certificate, provide the following information:

  • Full name at the time of birth (see GN 00307.160 for information on double surnames);

  • Date of birth;

  • Place of birth. If the birth was in a large city, show the address at the time of birth.

  • Father's full name; and

  • Mother's full maiden name.

1. Office to Contact

State Archives in the state where the birth occurred. See GN 00312.258C. for a list of the addresses of the individual State Archives and the fees charged.

2. Fee

Costs vary from state to state and are lower for in-person requests. See GN 00312.258C. for a list of the addresses of the individual State Archives and the fees charged.

B. Procedure – Marriage and Death Certificates

1. Office to Contact

Local civil registrar having jurisdiction over the place where the event occurred.

2. Fee

Varies.

C. List of State Archives Information

1. Aguascalientes

Website: http://aguascalientes.gob.mx

See GN 00307.676 for information on Aguascalientes records.

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Edo.

Av Lopez Mateos Esq. Heroe de Nacozari

Palacio de Justicia

Col. Centro
20250 Aguascalientes, AGS

Telephone: 011-52(449)-918-1812

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.

Payment by money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

2. Baja California Norte

Website: http://www.bajacalifornia.gob.mx/registrocivilbc/

a. Address

Departamento del Registro Civil
Calz. Independencia S/N

Centro Civico Edificio Poder Ejecutivo 1er Piso

21000 Mexicali, B.C.N.

Telephone: 011-52(686)-558- 1000

b. Fee

$28.00 U.S.

Payment by international money order (pink form) payable to “Recaudacion de Rentas del Estado."

3. Baja California Sur

Website: http://www.gbcs.gob.mx

There are no State Archives records for births prior to 1935.

a. Address - Birth Occurred Berfore 1935

Local civil registry in the town of birth
See GN 00307.673 for information on POA development.

b. Address - Birth Occurred After 1934

Dir. Estatal del Reg. Publico de la Prop. y del Comercio, Reg. Civil y
Archivo
Gral. de Notarias
5 de Mayo 1475, Col.Guerrero
23020 La Paz, B.C.S.
Telephone: 011-52(612)-125-2690

c. Fee

$30.00 U.S.

Payment by Western Union telegraphic money order, payable to “Dir. Estatal del Reg. Publico de la Prop. y del Comercio, Reg. Civil y Archivo Gral. de Notarias."

4. Campeche

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Edo

Calle 63 x 10 Edificio Campeche entre 61 x10

Col. Centro
24000 Campeche, CAMP.

Telephone: 011-52(981)-816-3448

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union postal money order payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

5. Chiapas

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Edo

Calle Central Esquina 2a Avenida Sur

Col Central
29000 Tuxtla Gutierrez, CHIS.

Telephone: 011-52-961-613-2424

b. Fee

25.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union postal money order payable to “Unidad de Control Administrativo.”

6. Chihuahua

The State Archives burned in 1955. In addition, copies of some books have not been received from the local registrars. Only books for 1956 to 1978 are complete. A few books exist for some localities prior to 1956.

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estado

Calle Libertad y 13, Edificio Melchor Ocampo

31000 Chihuahua, CHIH.

Telephone: 011-52(614)-410-0335

b.  Fee

$25.00 U.S.

Payment by international money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

Personal checks are not accepted.

7. Coahuila

Website: http://www.coahuila.gob.mx/sgob/rc.htm

a. Address

Direccion Estatal de Registro Civil
Hidalgo Norte 337

25000 Saltillo, COAH.

Telephone: 011-52(844)-412-4620

b.  Fee

$30.00 U.S.
Payment by international money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion Estatal del Reg. Civil.”

8. Colima

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estado

Venustiano Carranza No. 60

28000 Colima. COL.

Telephone: 011-52(312)-312-6446

b. Fee

$15.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

9. Durango

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil

Calle Sauca No. 721 Francc Jardines de Durango

34210 Durango, DGO.

Telephone: 011-52(618)-829-7773

                  011-52(618)-829-7828

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.
Payment by postal money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

10. Federal District

This office will not search for a birth record unless the request shows the full identifying information (as shown in GN 00312.258A.) including the address at which the individual's family was residing at the time of his or her birth.

a. Address

Oficina Central del Registro Civil del Estado
Arcos de Belen y Dr. Andrade

Col. Doctores

06720 Mexico, D.F.

Telephone: 011-52(55)-5709-0922

b. Fee

$30.00 U.S.  

Payment by money order payable to “Oficina Central del Registro Civil.”

11. Guanajuato

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Edo.
Jardin del Cantador No. 29
36000 Guanajuato, GTO.
Telephone: 011-52(473)-732-3421

b. Fee

$30.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union express order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

12. Guerrero

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estado

Calle Zaragoza Esq. 16 de Septiembre

Edificio Juan N. Alvarez

39000 Chilpancingo, GRO.

Telephone: 011-52(747)-471-9131

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union international money order payable to “Coordinacion Tecnica del Sistema Estatal del Registro Civil.”

13. Hidalgo

a. Address

Direccion del Registro del Estado Familiar

Plaza Juarez, Palacio de Gobierno Sotano

42000 Pachuca, HGO.

Telephone: 011-52(771)-717-6000, ext. 6566

b. Fee

$26.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union money order payable to “Direccion del Registro del Estado Familiar.“

14. Jalisco

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estado
Av. General Alcalde 1855, PB
44270 Guadalajara, JAL.
Telephone: 011-52(33)-3819-2456

b. Fee

$35.00 U.S.
Payment by money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

15. Mexico

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil
Av. Lerdo Poniente No. 101
50000 Toluca, Edo. de Mexico
Telephone: 011-52(772)-214-2932

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.  

Payment by money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

16. Michoacan

a. Address

Archivo del Poder Ejecutivo

Nigromante 79, Palacio Clavijero

58000 Morelia, MICH.

Telephone: 011-52(443)-312-2223

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Archivo del Poder Ejecutivo.”

17. Morelos

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil

Humboldt 2, Esq. Salazar

62000 Cuernavaca, MOR.

Telephone: 011-52(777)-318-3325

b. Fee

$35.00 U.S.

Payment by Western Union postal money order payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

18. Nayarit

a. Address

Direccion Estatal del Registro Civil

Avenida Mexico y Abasolo

Palacio de Gobierno

63000 Tepic, NAY.

 Telephone: 011-52(311)-216-8981

b. Fee

$30.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion Estatal del Registro Civil.”

19. Nuevo Leon

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil

Dr. Coss y Washington

64000 Monterrey, N.L.
Telephone: 011-52(81)-8344-7660
                   011-52(81)-8343-1213
                  011-52(81)-8343-7891

b. Fee

$5.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

20. Oaxaca

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estato

Garcia Vigil No. 602

68000 Oaxaca, OAX.

Telephone:  011-52(951)-514-3911
                 011-52(951)-516-7951

b. Fee

$35.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

21. Puebla

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil del Estato
11 Oriente No. 2003
Col. Azcarate
72380 Puebla, PUE.
Telephone: 011-52(222)-235-0822

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.

Payment by Western Union money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

22. Queretaro

a. Address

Direccion Estatal del Registro Civil
Ezequiel Montes No. 23 Nte
Planta Alta
76000 Queretaro, QRO.
Telephone: 011-52(442)-212-8999

b. Fee

$20.00 U.S.

Payment by postal money order payable to “Direccion Estatal del Registro Civil.”

23. Quintana Roo

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil
Av. Plutarco Elias Calles 278 Esq. Morelos

77000 Chetumal, Q.R.

Telephone: 011-52(983)-832-8521

b. Fee

$40.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion Estatal del Registro Civil.”

24. San Luis Potasi

a. Address

Archivo General del Registro Civil del Estado

Eje Vial No. 100 Edificio de la Procuraduria

78000 San Luis Potosi, S.L.P.

Telephone: 011-52(444)-812-1249

           011-52(444)-812-0991

b. Fee

$55.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

25. Sinaloa

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil
Teofilo Noris 1er Piso
Entre Juarez e Hgo
80000 Culiacan, SIN. ‘

Telephone: 011-52(667)-715-6696

b. Fee

$30.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

26. Sonora

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Estado

Calle de la Cultura y Comonfort

Edificio Sonora Planta Baja

83280 Hermosillo, SON.

Telephone: 011-52(662)-217-0608

b. Fee

$20.00 U.S.
Payment by Western Union international postal money order payable to “Direccion General del Archivo del Registro Civil.”

27. Tabasco

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil

J.N. Rovirosa Esq. Nicolas Bravo

86000 Villahermosa, TAB.

Telephone: 011-52(993)-332-0549

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.
Payment by postal money order payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

28. Tamaulipas

Website: http://www.tamaulipas.gob.mx

a. Address

Direccion General de Registro Civil

Blvd. Emilio Portes Gil. 1260

Edificio Tiempo Nuevo

87050 Cd. Victoria, TAMPS.

Telephone: 011-52(834)-318-1017

b. Fee

$30.00 U.S.

Payment by international postal money order (pink form) payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

29. Tlaxcala

a. Address

Direccion de la Coordinacion del Registro Civil

Porto Hidago No. 5

90000 Tlaxcala, TLAX.

Telephone: 011-52(246)-462-6655

b. Fee

$20.00 U.S.

Payment by Western Union postal money order payable to “Direccion de la Coordinacion del Registro Civil.”

30. Veracruz

a. Address

Direccion General del Registro Civil del Estado

Av. Encanto Esq. Lazaro Cardenas

Col. El Mirador

91170 Jalapa, V.C.

b. Fee

$15.00 U.S.

Payment by money order payable to “Direccion General del Registro Civil.”

31. Yucatan

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil

Calle 65 No. 520, Entre 64 y 66

97000 Merida, YUC.

Telephone: 011-52(999)-924-0482

b. Fee

$25.00 U.S.

Payment by Western Union postal money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”

32. Zacatecas

The State Archives' records were destroyed by fire on 11/26/75. A claimant born before that time must request a record from the local civil registry where the birth was registered (see GN 00307.673) or from the church in which his or her baptism took place.

a. Address

Direccion del Registro Civil

Blvd. Adolfo Lopez Mateos No. 108

98000 Zacatecas, ZAC.

Telephone: 011-52(492)-922-4633

b. Fee

$22.00 U.S

Payment by postal money order payable to “Direccion del Registro Civil.”


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GN 00312.258 - Mexico - Vital Statistics Records - 02/04/2015
Batch run: 02/04/2015
Rev:02/04/2015