CITY OF MEXICO.- From 1 October, the electronic professional identity card can be obtained.
For the electronic issuance of professional certificates, it is necessary that educational institutions register for the directorate-general professions (DGP) in electronic form, inform the Ministry of Education (SEP).
The issuing of the electronic card for graduates from higher and higher secondary education institutions can be made from a device with internet access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and from anywhere.
To obtain this, simply enter www.gob.mx/cedulaprofesional, have the title issued by the educational institution, have the e.firm and make the payment online.
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According to the federal agency it only takes a few minutes, avoids scheduling face-to-face appointments or you have to go to the DGP.
The electronic card is a document that has patent effects for professional practice and enables society to identify fully and with certainty, the person from whom he receives the provision of a service.
The SEP explained that from 16 April to 28 September 2018, the period during which the pilot program for the issuance of electronic certificates was made, the DGP issued 417 thousand professional certificates in electronic format and that some 286 thousand documents are in circulation. emission process.
So far, more than one million 400,000 visits have been registered on the site offered by the www.gob.mx/cedulaprofesional service, of which more than 897 thousand correspond to the issue of a cedula and more than 238 thousand to the duplicate of the document .
In the first phase of the issuance of a professional online card, it began with the publication on April 16 of the amendments to the Rules of the regulatory act of Article 5 of the Constitution in the Official Gazette of the Federation.
In this context, the electronic platform and a pilot program were launched with the National Technological Institute of Mexico and the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), for the registration of the titles and the issuing of the identity card.
The second phase consisted of the integration of the institutions in the registration process of the titles in electronic format. During this phase, which is considered a transitional phase, a hybrid process was carried out in which the graduates could present their printed professional title to process the electronic professional certificate. The third results in the 100% online issue of this document.