While the Third Country Visa process applies to aliens who are filing applications in both Mexico and Canada, there are specific guidelines that apply for those applying for a Third Country Visa in Mexico. This article will provide detailed information about how to go about applying for a TCV in Mexico.
Who Can Apply in Mexico
Who Cannot Apply in Mexico
As a general rule, U.S. Consulates are reluctant to grant visas to those aliens who last entered the U.S. as tourists. U.S. Embassies and Consulates routinely do not accept applications for "E" visas from third country national applicants who are not residents in their consular districts.
TCN Visa Renewals– Before deciding to apply at a consular office in Mexico, third country nationals should keep in mind that traveling to the country may require the appropriate Mexican visa from an embassy or consulate in Mexico before making the trip. Potential applicants should be sure they have a visa, if necessary, and are prepared to wait several days in Mexico while their visa is being processed.
(Updated 10/17/2012 by AD)
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