San Marcos to host Mexcian Mobile Consulate on Saturday
The Consulate General of Mexico in Austin will operate a one-day mobile consulate on Saturday at the Sinai Pentecostal Church, the city announced Friday.
The Mexican Mobile Consulates visits Mexican communities located in areas far from the consular headquarters. The mobile consulates provide the following services: Detection of particular needs of Mexicans living in the area, provide consular services, detection of possible protection and legal cases promotion of the activities of the Institute of Mexicans Abroad, provide free basic health checkups for the community, maintain a constant dialogue with the community leaders and build trust between the Mexican community and local law-enforcement authorities.
Saturday’s mobile consulate has more than 200 people scheduled for an appointment for consular documentation services, such as issuance of Mexican passports, Consular IDs and Mexcian voter IDs. There are no more appointments available for consular documentation services.
No appointments are needed to access consular protection services and free health screenings. Community resources, including health screenings, are free and open to the general public.
Sinai Pentecostal Church is located at 208 Laredo St. The mobile consulate programs begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. Health screenings are only available from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.