The General Directorate of Radio, Television and Cinematography (in Spanish, Dirección General de Radio, Televisión y Cinematografía) is the issuer of ratings for motion pictures. The RTC is an agency of the Department of State (Secretaría de Gobernación). It has its own classification system, as follows:

The following four classifications are unrestricted and information-only:

  • AA: Best suited for children under seven years of age.
  • A: Suitable for all age groups. Does not necessarily indicate a children's film.
  • B: For children aged 12 and older.
  • B15: Not recommended for persons under 15 years.

The following two classifications are legally restricted:

  • C: Films with a C rating can only be seen by persons 18 and older.
  • D: A film that has received a D rating is classified as an adult motion picture and cannot be seen by minors.