----Copyright Consulate General of Mexico in New York, 2001 All Rights Reserved.
To grant a power of attorney on behalf of a company incorporated pursuant to the laws of the States of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, its legal representative shall fill out an application click here and present the following documents:
Certificate of Good Standing issued by the local Secretary of
Authenticated copy of the certificate of incorporation from the local Secretary of State. In case of banking institutions, the certificate must be authenticated, if state chartered, by the Association of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Administrator of National Banks; and if it is an Edge Act Corporation engaged in International Banking Activities, by the Federal Reserve Bank.
3. Copy of the bylaws sections currently in force, regarding the
name and purpose of the corporation, the powers vested upon the Board
of Directors and Officers, as well as the authorized persons to execute
contracts and carry out acts, in the name and on behalf of the corporation
and to use its corporate seal.
4. Copy of the minutes of the Shareholders' Meeting which resolved
on the election of the Members of the Board of Directors and Officers.
(with their complete names and titles)
5. Copy of the minutes of the Board of Directors' Meeting whose
resolution conferred authority to the person whom will grant the power
of attorney to do so on behalf of the corporation.
In order to process the Power of Attorney, it is necessary to fill out an application and to cover the Consular Fee in advance. This fee is subject to change without prior notice Click here for details
The person responsible for submitting the documentation must make two appointments to appear at the Consulate General: the first, to have documentation reviewed and submit the application-remember to bring any texts sent by your lawyer in Mexico-and the second for the grantor to sign the Official Registry Book.
In case of corporations incorporated in any other State different than
New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, besides the above mentioned requirements,
the Secretary of State's or County Clerk's signature must be authenticated
before the corresponding American authority, in accordance with the Hague
Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public
Documents, to which both Mexico and the United States of America are parties.
Legal Department for Powers of Attorney and Notary Public Acts offers
service to Mexican citizens and foreign citizens. For information in Spanish
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