If a person is born in the US and is of Mexican parents, that person is entitled to dual citizenship – US by birth; Mexican by parentage.
In Sacramento, Ca, one may visit the Consulado General de México at 1010 8th Street, 95814. You do not need an appontment, but true to Mexican offices, they are opened only Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. [Telephone (916) 329-3523; (916) 441-3287 ext 3523]
Required Documents (original plus 2 copies):
- Birth Certificate of applicant
- Birth Certificates of both parents
- Marriage Certificate of parents
- Identification documents for the parents
- Passport of applicant
- Marriage Certificate, if applicant is a married female
- Two witnesses with current identification must accompany the applicant. (Neither the parents nor the grandparents qualify as witnesses.)
- No charge for the Certificate of Mexican Citizenship. (However, there is a copying? charge of $13 dollars.)
When you travel through México or seek access to documents in México, sometimes you receive better service if they think you are a national rather than a tourist.