Primer for Dialing into and out of Mexico:
you want to call someone while you're in Los Cabos.
The number you are going to dial depends
upon where you are and what phone you are using. The rules for phone
dialing are different for land line and cell phones.
Land line to local land line phone - dial the seven digit number (i.e.
Land line to long distance land line phone - dial 01 then the ten digit
number (i.e. 01-612-123-1234)
Land line to local cell phone - dial 044 then the ten digit number
Land line to long distance cell phone - dial 045 then the ten digit
number (i.e. 045-612-123-1234)
Cell phone to local or long distance land line - dial the ten digit
number (i.e. 624-143-1234)
Cell phone to local or long distance cell phone - dial the ten digit
number (i.e. 612-122-1234)
To dial a land line phone - Dial 011-52 then the ten digit number (i.e.
To dial a cell phone - Dial 011-52-1 then the ten digit number (i.e.
Mexico to the US/Canada
Dial 001 then the ten digit number (i.e. 001-303-333-3333)
Mexico to the rest of the world
Dial 00 then the Country
Code and phone number
Dialing US Toll Free Numbers
For 800 numbers - dial 001-880 then the seven digit number
For 866 numbers - dial 001-883 then the seven digit number
For 877 numbers - dial 001-882 then the seven digit number
For 888 numbers - dial 001-881 then the seven digit number
List of Mexico's newly updated Area Codes
American Society of Mexico: 011-525-202-4600 Information from Americans who are living in Mexico.
Association of Mexican Banks: 011-525-512-3103
Automotive Industry Association: 011-525-272-1144
Border Trade Alliance: 619-661-9BTA
Promoting trade along the U.S.-Mexico border.
British & Commonwealth Society: 011-52 (55) 256-0901
The Mexican National Chamber of Industry & Manufacturing.
Consulates of Mexico,
in the United States & Canada.
Embassies & Chambers of Commerce,
Both of Mexico & various other nations.
FONATUR: 011-525-543-7211, 011-525-687-7437 or (U.S.) 202-728-1639
Offering foreign investment in Mexico's tourism industry.
Irish Society of Mexico: 011-52 (55) 523-5251
Mexican Association of Realtors - AMPI: 011-52-5-514-1640
Most real estate office belong to this association.
Mexican Commerce Department: 011-525-709-6328
The Mexican equivalent to the US Commerce Department.
Mexican Franchise Association: 011-525-524-8043 Provides information about franchising in Mexico.
Mexican Government Tourism: 800-44-MEXICO
The Department of Tourism offering information on Mexico.
Mexico City Tourist Assistance: 011-525-250-0123 or 250-0151
This agency can assist you with any questions about or problems you may have in the capital.
Mexico's Wildlife Department: 011-525-574-5489
Information on hunting in Mexico.
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources: 011-525-584-0096
Ministry of Commerce and Industrial Development: 011-525-650-4771
Ministry of Education: 011-525-521-9574
Missing Persons Hotline in Mexico City: 011-525-658-1111
National Museum of Anthropology: 011-525-553-6381
The Mexican National Museum of Anthropology.
National Railroads of Mexico (FNM): (52) 5-547-1084
Reservations or information. Or write to: Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Mexico, Gran Estación Central de Buena Vista, 06358 Mexico D.F., Mexico.
Consumer Protection (PROFECO): (52) 5-547-1084
Protects foreign tourists & residents.
Procuraduria Federal del Consumidor, Ave. Jose Vasconcelos 208,
Col. Condesa, Distrito Federal, Mexico
San Antonio Economic Development Foundation: 512-226-1394
Develops and promotes trade with Mexico.
Performs some of the funtions like the US Department of Commerce, and regulates maquiladoras.
SEMATUR: 011-52-5-286-1267, in La Paz 011-52-112-5-3833, in Santa Rosalia
Provides information and reservations for the ferries crossing the Sea of Cortez.
State Tourism Offices in Mexico,
provides information on particular states.
Trade Commission of Mexico: (L.A.) 213-628-1220, (Dallas) 214-688-4095,
Aid to businesses needing company contacts in Mexico.
U.S. Commerce Department: 202-482-4464; 202-482-0300
Country Desk-Mexico. They can help businesses export their goods to Mexico and also supply trade data.
World Trade Center of Mexico City: 011-52-5-682-9822
Business center & exposition area.