Power of Attorney

The Ambassador of Mexico and/or the Consul General can issue Powers of Attorney, either for individuals or for companies seeking to delegate legal representation in Mexico.

Powers of Attorney are either General (for lawsuits, collections and acts of administration), as well as Specific (for specific representation purposes).


  1. Application (Download),

  2. Letter explaining the will to issue the Power of Attorney,

  3. Original and photocopies of the persons granting the Power of Attorney,

  4. In the case of companies:

    • Board of Director's resolution by which a particular person is conferred authority to grant Power of Attorney on behalf of the company,

    • Copy of the company's official registry, as well as of its certificate of incorporation,

    • Copy of the bylaws sections currently in force, regarding the name and purpose of the corporation, the powers vested upon the Board of Directors and Officers, as well as the authorized persons to execute contracts and carry out acts, in the name and on behalf of the corporation and to use its corporate seal,

    • Copy of the minutes of the Shareholders' Meeting which resolved on the election of the Members of the Board of Directors and Officers. (with their complete names and titles),

  5. Payment of fees, in cash to the Embassy of Mexico (check list).


In case that the person granting the power of attorney is not familiar with the Spanish language, he or she must be accompanied by his/her own interpreter, who must also identify her/himself by presenting original and a copy of passport.


All documents must be accompanied by their translation into Spanish, bear the Corporate Seal, full name and signature of the corporation's secretary.

All translations must be duly certified by a Notary Public.