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How to Renew Mexican Passport in Canada

Canada has been the ideal country of migration for many including Mexicans. The 2016 census revealed that there are 80,590 who are Mexicans by birth but now reside in Canada. The majority of Mexican-Canadian settlements are concentrated in Canada's urban areas, with the largest concentrations in Greater Toronto and Quebec, as well as other Canadian provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba. With the information gathered from the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto, we’ve put together some detailed instructions to help you renew your passport with ease.

Step 1

Set an appointment through Mexitel toll-free at 1-877-639-4835 or via their website Make sure to prepare and bring a Canada Post Expresspost Prepaid mailing envelope with you on your appointment day to send your passport to your home address.

Step 2

Arrive at the consulate at least 5 minutes before your appointment. Prepare a black ink pen to sign and fill up the OP-5 application form. For minors, they also have to sign Form OP-7.

Step 3

Present your previous passport that has no limitation. If you have a type “E” passport book, with an observation or issued after January 1, 2006, you must present the passport requirements just like the first time. An identification document may also be required.

Step 4

Smile! Have your picture taken at the consulate. In that case, there is no need to bring photos.

Step 5

Pay the Passport Fee in Canadian dollars, cash and the exact amount. Or, in Money Order payable to “Consulate of Mexico.” See the rates here

Step 6

Wait 4-6 weeks or possibly even more because of the current situation. If you have a verifiable emergency, you must indicate it prior to your appointment or email indicated above.

Because of the pandemic situation, the following health protocols are being observed at the consulate:

  • Arrive unaccompanied wearing a face mask and mandatory face shield.
  • No sharing of ball pens
  • If you are ill or have flu symptoms, or if you have been or suspect that you have been in contact with someone who is ill or with symptoms, you must indicate this prior to your appointment.
  • Maintain social distancing

Below are the Mexican Consulates in Canada. Each of them may have different consular services so always contact them before visiting.

1) Mexican Consulate in Calgary, Canada Suite 400, 407 2nd Street SW - Calgary - Alberta T2P 2Y3 (+1) 403 264 4819 (+1) 403 264 1804 calgary@consulmexclg.com

2) Mexican Consulate in Halifax, Canada 130 Lakeshore Park Terrace Dartmouth Nova Scotia B3A 4Z4 (+1) 902 466 3678

3) Mexican Consulate in Leamington, Canada 350 Highway 77 Leamington Ontario N8H 3V5 (+1) 519 325 1460

4) Mexican Consulate General in Montreal, Canada 2055 Rue Peel, Suite 1000 Montreal Quebec H3A 1V4 (+1) 514 288 2502 comexmt@consulmex.qc.ca

5) Mexican Consulate in Quebec, Canada 380 Grande Allee Oest, Bureau 1470 Quebec G1S 4M1 (+1) 418 6813192 madeleine.therrien@gmail.com

6) Mexican Honorary Consulate in St. John’s, NL 31 Walwyn Street St. John’s, NL A1A 3W5 (+1) 709 753 1937 scottnfld@gmail.com

7) Mexican Consulate General in Toronto, Canada 11 King Street West, Suite 350 Toronto Ontario M5H 4C7 (+1) 416 368 2875**

8) Mexican Consulate General in Vancouver, Canada 1177 West Hastings Street, Suite 411 Vancouver, BC V6E 2K3 (+) 604 6841859 mexico@consulmexvan.com

9) Mexican Consulate in Winnipeg, Canada 133 Park Place West P.0 Box 636, Melita Winnipeg Manitoba R3P 2J2 (+1) 204 522-9276 jimdwney@ediltd.com

All of the information listed in this article was gathered from the website of the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto. Hence, any further questions or concerns must be directed to any of the contact information above. We wish you all the best in your passport renewal!

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