How to process the non-criminal background letter in Mexico City

You may get all the information you need about the Non-Criminal Record Letter online processing in Mexico City (CDMX), including what is required and how to go about it.

How to process the non-criminal background letter in Mexico City
Methods for handling the letter of clean record in Mexico City. Photo by Sergey Zolkin / Unsplash

In Mexico City (CDMX) it is now possible to carry out several procedures through the internet, reducing not only costs but also the time a person waits to obtain a permit or paperwork, one of them is the Certificate or Letter of Non-Criminal Record, how and where to process this document online?

In her fourth government report, Claudia Sheinbaum highlighted that they reduced from 2,500 to 700 procedures with digitalization and are going to reduce them even more. One of them is the Non-Criminal Record Letter, which can be processed online and is obtained free of charge within three days.

Requirements to process the non-criminal record letter in Mexico City

Valid official identification such as a voting card, professional license, driver's license, passport, or residency card (PDF format).
Proof of address no older than three months, either electricity bill, telephone, or water bill (PDF format).
CDMX key (Llave CDMX).

Where to process the Letter of Non-Criminal Record?

Enter the webpage enabled by the government of Mexico City with the CDMX Key.
Provide the personal data requested by the system and upload the corresponding documents.
An acceptance code will be sent to the email address provided by the person requesting the Non-Criminal Record Letter.

According to the government of Mexico City, the maximum time to process this document is 72 hours. It will be through the mail that the certificate will be delivered or in its case, it will be informed of the reason why the Non-Criminal Record Certificate was not sent.

The validity of this letter is 60 calendar days after issuance. The government of Mexico City reminded that the non-criminal record certificate will not be issued "to satisfy a requirement for admission or performance of a job".