This type of visa is for you if:


  • You are traveling to Mexico in order to complete the legal process to adopt a child
  • You have received a child matching report (Informe de adoptabilidad o pre-asignación) issued by Mexico’s National Family Institute (DIF)



  • Apply to the Consular Section in person
  • Valid passport and one photocopy of the information page of the passport
  • One passport size picture (in color, recent, no glasses, facing front, white background, 32 x 26 mm or 39 x 31 mm)
  • If not a South African citizen, valid proof of legal residence/entry in South Africa and one photocopy of that document
  • Child matching report (Informe de adoptabilidad o pre-asignación) issued by DIF (original and 1 copy)
  • Letter of commitment that you will continue processing the adoption, issued by the corresponding authority in Mexico (original and 1 copy)
  • Payment of consular fee (only cash ZAR)
  • Due to the measures taken to stop the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, visa applications will be attended only by appointment. Please request your appointment by sending an email to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
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