Mexico - Central Authority

Dirección General de Protección a Mexicanos en el Exterior
Dirección de Derecho de Familia
Plaza Juárez #20, Piso 17
Col. Centro
Del. Cuauhtémoc
México, D.F. 06010
Tel.: +52 (55) 3686-5856
Fax: +52 (55) 3686-5865
Email: dgpmexterior@sre.gob.mx

Contact persons:

  • Roberto Rodríguez Hernández
    Director General

  • Julián Adem Díaz de León
    Director General Adjunto de Protección

  • María Cristina Oropeza Zorrilla
    Directora de Derecho de Familia
    moropezaz@sre.gob.mx

  • Monica Alexander Padilla
    Subdirectora de Derecho de Familia
    malexander@sre.gob.mx

Note: In connection with Article 6, paragraph 2, and Article 22, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Systems for Integral Family Development act as the sole Central Authorities in each of the 31 federal units of Mexico, which are listed below. The National System for Integral Family Development has exclusive jurisdiction within the Federal District and subsidiary jurisdiction with the 31 federal units. The Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs acts as the Central Authority for the receipt of documents from other countries.

1. Aguascalientes
2. Baja California
3. Baja California Sur
4. Campeche
5. Coahuila
6. Colima
7. Chiapas **
8. Chihuahua
9. Durango
10. Estado de México
11. Guanajuato
12. Guerrero
13. Hidalgo
14. Jalisco
15. Michoacán
16. Morelos
17. Nayarit
18. Nuevo León
19. Oaxaca
20. Puebla
21. Querétaro
22. Quintana Roo
23. San Luis Potosi
24. Sinaloa
25. Sonora
26. Tabasco
27. Tamaulipas
28. Tlaxcala
29. Veracruz
30. Yucatán
31. Zacatecas

** By Note dated 12 September 2001, the Embassy of Mexico at The Hague informed the Permanent Bureau that the Sistema para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia is no longer the Central Authority in the Mexican State of Chiapas. On 8 December 2000, the following Central Authority for the State of Chiapas has been designated:

  • Instituto de Desarrollo Humano
    Libramiento Norte Oriente Salomón González Blanco S/N
    Esquina con Paso Limo
    Colonia Patria Nueva
    Tuxtla Gutiérrez
    Chiapas
    tel.: +52 961 4 3161 / 961 4 1919 (ext. 16)
    fax: +52 961 4 0325 / 961 4 3161
    Contact persons: Ing. José Ismael Orantes Hernández / Lic. Ovidio Alejandor Suasnavar Arroyo

(This page was last updated on 27 February 2013)

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