The National Electoral Institute of Mexico (INE) appreciates the interest of the international community in its substantive activities, so it is open to the participation of any foreign citizen interested in witnessing the development of federal elections in our country and its constituent entities.
What is a foreign visitor?
It is the legal figure for international observers in Mexico. Means citizens from other countries, interested in witnessing the development of Mexican electoral processes, in its different phases and stages.
Mexicans, by birth or nationality, must be accredited as national electoral observers, regardless of their place of residence
What do I need to be accredited as a foreign visitor for 2020-2021 Mexican electoral process?
Foreign visitors can:
Know, witness and be informed about the development of the Electoral Process in any of its stages and in any area of the national territory.
Request interviews or information about their activities from the electoral authority responsible for the electoral process, the competent jurisdictional authority, as well as from parties, candidates and coalitions.
Call for applications
Since 1994, foreign visitors from 114 countries have been accredited at the INE
- Since 1994, 5,570 foreigns visitors have been accredited.
In the 2018 federal electoral process, different international bodies, such as UNIORE, International IDEA and OAS, are preparing reports on the development of the elections in our country.