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SRE passport office scheduled to open in Tulum Airport

Tulum, Q.R. — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) is scheduled to open a new office inside the Tulum International Airport mid-April. The new office will allow locals to use its passport service as well as legalize travel documents for abroad.

The Mexican government has set April 15 as the date for the opening of the SRE passport office inside the Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport.

According to the draft of the Mexican Foreign Ministry, the office is under review by the National Commission for Regulatory Improvement. Once approved, the office will offer the representation functions of the Secretariat such as issuing ordinary passports as well as other legal services.

“In order to bring the services provided by the Secretariat closer to the citizens, it is convenient to establish a Passport Office at the Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport,” states the preliminary draft of the Agreement.

The scheme justifies the opening of the representative office of the chancellery at the Tulum Airport, pointing out that it will cover “more than one federative entity” where “its services are essential”, as stated in article 17 Bis of the Law. Organic of the Federal Public Administration.

“The Passport Office will begin its activities as of April 15, 2024, at the address located in the Authority Complex of the Felipe Carillo Puerto Tulum International Airport (…) With public service hours from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.,” states the document signed by the Administration and Finance Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During the current administration, several new Passport offices have been established around the state. The next SRE office has been announced to open on the island of Cozumel in the summer of 2024.