Visa Requirements for Mexico

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 75 countries can travel to Mexico without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • Visa-Free180 daysRemarks updated .Visitors must obtain a Multiple Immigration Form. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days and entering by land, it will cost 687 Mexican Pesos or nearly 40 USD. The FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the traveler's airfare and remitted by the airline.
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  • Visa-Free180 daysActual permitted duration of stay is decided on arrival by border agents, and is often shorter than 180 days
  • Visa-Free180 daysRemarks updated .Nationals and permanent residents of the Pacific Alliance countries (Chile, Peru and Colombia)
    By decision of the Government of Mexico, as of November 9, 2012, the visa requirement for visitors is eliminated, without permission to carry out paid activities, for up to 180 days for nationals of Colombia and Peru, as a measure to facilitate the movement of people between the countries that make up the Pacific Alliance. This measure applies to the quality of tourist, business person or temporary visitor, as long as the modality does not imply a lucrative activity.

    Visitors must obtain a Multiple Immigration Form. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days and entering by land, it will cost 687 Mexican Pesos or nearly 40 USD. The FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the traveler's airfare and remitted by the airline.
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  • Visa-Free180 daysRemarks updated .Visitors must obtain a Multiple Immigration Form. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days and entering by land, it will cost 687 Mexican Pesos or around USD 40. The FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the traveler's airfare and remitted by the airline.
    Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License is valid for Land and Sea Travel.
    Exit stamp required if you entered using paper FMM (All Land POEs)
    You are in Mexico illegally if you did not get a FMM at the border (even if using the 7 day FMM fee exemption via land) or eFMM
    Mandatory Car Disinfection at Mexico's Southern Borders (Guatemala and Belize)
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    Visa-Free180 days
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    Visa-Free180 days
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    Visa-Free180 daysVisa stamp (up to 180 days) length determined on arrival.
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    Visa-Free180 daysRemarks updated .Visitors must obtain a Multiple Immigration Form. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days and entering by land, it will cost 687 Mexican Pesos or around USD 40. The FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the traveler's airfare and remitted by the airline.
    Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License is valid for Land and Sea Travel.
    Exit stamp required if you entered using paper FMM (All Land POEs)
    You are in Mexico illegally if you did not get a FMM at the border (even if using the 7 day FMM fee exemption via land) or eFMM
    Mandatory Car Disinfection at Mexico's Southern Borders (Guatemala and Belize)
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    Visa-Free180 daysRemarks updated .Visitors must obtain a Multiple Immigration Form. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days and entering by land, it will cost 687 Mexican Pesos or around USD 40. The FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the traveler's airfare and remitted by the airline.
    Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License is valid for Land and Sea Travel.
    Exit stamp required if you entered using paper FMM (All Land POEs)
    You are in Mexico illegally if you did not get a FMM at the border (even if using the 7 day FMM fee exemption via land) or eFMM
    Mandatory Car Disinfection at Mexico's Southern Borders (Guatemala and Belize)
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eVisa

Passport holders for 3 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Mexico.

  • eVisa180 daysElectronic permit gives the right to enter the country only by air.
    180 days for valid Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State visa holders.
  • eVisa180 daysRemarks updated .180 days visa free if holding a valid visa for Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen member state.
  • eVisa180 daysRemarks updated .The Electronic Authorization System gives the right to enter the country only by air.
    180 days visa-free for holders of a valid visa from any Schengen area country, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom or the United States.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Mexico, passport holders of 151 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Mexico. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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  • Visa RequiredVisa exemption for permanent residents or valid visa holders of Schengen Area, Canada, Japan, US.
  • Visa RequiredAlgerians traveling to Mexico for tourism, business or in transit to another destination, are exempt from presenting a Mexican visa as long as they have a valid visa issued by any the following countries: Canada, Japan, the United States of America, the United Kingdom or any of the countries comprising the Schengen Area for a maximum stay of 180 days.
    Algerians who have a valid permanent resident card from Canada, Japan, the United States of America, the United Kingdom or any of the countries comprising the Schengen Area, do not require a Mexican visa.
    Algerian visitors who travel on cruise ships that disembark at any Mexican port to visit the port and surrounding zones and embark on the same ship to continue their voyage, do not require a visa and will have collective permission under the category of “visitor without permission to conduct remunerated activities”, for a period of 21 calendar days.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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    Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Exempt holders of UK travel documents (blue or black)- holding a valid USA B1/B2 visa, UK C- visitor visa, Canadian visitor visa, Japanese visitor visa or Schengen C-visit visa stamped in a valid passport, provided that the visa is to be issued for multiple entries and continues to be valid during the intended period of stay in Mexico do not require a visa to travel to Mexico as non-lucrative visitors.
  • Visa RequiredVisa required, except for passengers with a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, United States, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State for a maximum stay of 180 days.
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  • Visa RequiredMay enter without a visa if obtaining a valid visa or a permanent residency to Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, or the Schengen area.
  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Visa is not required if holding a permanent residency card from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Japan, United Kingdom, Peru, United States or any of the Schengen countries.
    Visa not required if holding a valid visa from Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, United States, or any of the Schengen countries.
  • Visa RequiredTo stay without a visa for up to 180 days the traveller must:
    Hold a permanent residency or a valid visa from Canada, USA, Japan, UK, Ireland, or any of the Schengen member states OR
    Hold a permanent residency in Chile, Colombia, or Peru.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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    Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of valid visa or permanent residence issued by the US, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, or Schengen area.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of valid visa or permanent residence issued by the U.S., Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Colombia, Peru, Chile, or Schengen area.
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    Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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    Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa free for a maximum stay of 180 days for valid visa holders of the United States.
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    Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredNational visa may be substituted with a valid visa (of any category except transit) or permanent residency issued by Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, United States, or a Schengen Area member state, may enter visa-free for 180 days.
    Holders of permanent residency of Chile, Peru, and Colombia may enter visa-free for 180 days.
    Note: Temporary residence cards, permits or other documents issued by those countries such as EU temporary residency card, Canadian study/work permit, or U.S. I-20 form, EAD card are NOT accepted for entering Mexico. Only valid visas (of any category, except transit visa) physically affixed in the passport are accepted.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of a visa issued by Canada, Japan, United States, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State for a maximum stay of 180 days.
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    Visa RequiredNo visa required for those holding a valid visa or residence issued by US, Canada, Japan, Colombia, Chile, Peru or Schengen.
  • Visa RequiredStarting September 2021, Ecuadorians may enter Mexico for 180 days if holds a valid visa or permanent residence issued by the U.S., Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Colombia, Peru, Chile, or Schengen area.
  • Visa RequiredVisa required unless holder of a valid visa or residence permit from the US, UK, Canada, Japan, or a Schengen member state.
  • Visa RequiredSalvadoran U.S. visa and/or green card holders are exempt from a visa to Mexico.
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    Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Mexican visas aren't needed for stays under 180 days for tourism, transit, or unpaid activities if the individual holds a valid multiple entry visa or permanent residency from specified countries, including the US, Canada, Japan, the UK, and Schengen countries. Switzerland's "C" permit is considered equivalent to a permanent residency. Holders of Switzerland's "B" permit from visa-required countries must apply for a Mexican visa at the embassy.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for a max. stay of 180 days for holders of a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, USA, UK or a Schengen Member State.
    Visa not required for a max. stay of 180 days for holders of a valid Permanent Residence visa issued by Peru, Colombia or Chile.
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of valid visa or permanent residence issued by the U.S., Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Colombia, Peru, Chile, or Schengen area.
    7 days with Tarjeta de Visitante Regional (TVR) issued at Official Border Crossings, allows entry into the four Southern States.
  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for a max. stay of 180 days for holders of a visa issued by Canada, USA, UK, or a Schengen Member State.
    This does not apply to passengers with a student visa or work visa issued by the United Kingdom.
    Warning: US visas with separate extensions are not accepted.
  • Visa RequiredHonduran citizens with a valid US Visa or a Visa from the European Union do not require a visa to enter Mexico.
  • Visa RequiredNational visa may be substituted with a valid visa or permanent residence documents issued by the US, Canada, Japan, UK, or Schengen Area member state to enter Mexico for tourism, transit, or business purposes.
  • Visa RequiredVisa requirement is waived for valid US, Canada, Japan, UK or Schengen visa holders.
  • Visa Required180 days with a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, United States, United Kingdom or an EU Member State.
  • Visa RequiredVisa free for a maximum stay of 180 days for valid visa holders or residents of the Schengen Area member states, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Japan.
  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredUS visa or green card holders, Schengen C-visa holders exempted from visa for up to 180 days.
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  • Visa RequiredUS visa holders travelling to Mexico for tourism, can be authorised to stay up to 6 months
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for a maximum stay of 180 days within 1 year for valid visa holders or residents of Canada, the European Union member states, Japan, or the United States.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of a valid visa issued by the US and permanent residents of the European Union.
  • Visa RequiredMalagasy passport holders are visa exempt if they hold a valid visa for Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Japan or Schengen
    Malagasy passport holders are visa exempt if they hold residence from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Schengen, Colombia or Peru
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  • Visa RequiredMalagasy passport holders are visa exempt if they hold a valid visa for Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Japan or Schengen
    Malagasy passport holders are visa exempt if they hold residence from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Schengen, Colombia or Peru
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of US visa do not require a visa for up to 180 days.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
  • Visa RequiredVisa free for a maximum stay of 180 days for valid visa holders or residents of the Schengen Area member states, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Japan.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for any valid USA visa (e.g. H, L, F, J, B1/B2 etc.) holders to enter Mexico with tourist, transit & business purposes. Legal Permanent Residents of USA, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom & Schengen States do not require visa to enter Mexico with tourist, transit & business purposes.
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of valid visa or permanent residence issued by the U.S., Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Colombia, Peru, Chile, or Schengen area.
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  • Visa RequiredLegal permanent residents and holders of a valid and open visa for the United States of America, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom and the Schengen States do not require visa
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for those in possession of a used Multi entry visa or residency for Canada, Japan, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State.
  • Visa RequiredVisa on Arrival for holders of a valid US, UK or a Schengen Visa.
    Entry may be refused by immigration officials for individuals who were previously denied a US visa, even if holding a valid Mexican visa.
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  • Visa RequiredRequirement updated , remarks Peruvian citizens holding Schengen, United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Australia and Japan visas, as well as those with permanent residence in the countries concerned and in the members of the Pacific Alliance are exempt from visa.
  • Visa RequiredFilipinos holding a permanent resident permit or a valid multiple-entry visa issued by the Schengen member countries, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States can travel to Mexico without a visa.
  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of Bermudan and BVI passports are exempt.
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    Visa RequiredCitizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis who hold a valid non-immigrant U.S. visa are allowed into Mexico for a period of 90 days.
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  • Visa RequiredMay enter without a visa if obtaining a valid visa or a permanent residency to Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, or the Schengen area.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of valid visa issued by the US, Canada, Japan, the UK, or any of the countries comprising the Schengen Area, or for holders of valid permanent resident card from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Japan, Peru, the US, the UK or any of the countries comprising the Schengen Area.
    Visa is also issued free of charge for Serbian citizens.
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  • Visa RequiredResidents of French overseas departments and territories, Danish territories and Dutch Caribbean territories, permanent residents or valid visa holders of the United Kingdom or countries that comprise the Schengen area, holders of Permanent Resident Cards or valid visas issued by Canada, holders of permanent residence permits issued by Chile, holders of permanent residence permits issued by Colombia, holders of Permanent Residence Card, Permanent Re-entry Permit or valid visas issued by Japan, holders of permanent residence permits issued by Peru and holders of valid US visas or Green Cards - may enter Mexico without a visa for up to 180 days.
    Passport holders with less than six months validity may face difficulty when attempting to enter as a Business Visitor/ Tourist as they are usually permitted six months stay which might exceed the passport's validity.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of a valid visa for Canada, Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom or a Schengen area country may stay for a maximum of 180 days.
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  • Visa RequiredNo visa is required for passengers with a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State.
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  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .No visa required for holders of a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State and holders of an APEC Business Travel Card if traveling on business. Residence permit from EU not recognized.
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  • Visa RequiredHolders of permanent residence permit in the United States or Canada (Green Card and Permanent Resident Card holders, respectively) can make business and tourist trips to Mexico without visas if the duration of the trip does not exceed 6 months. At the point of entry into Mexico, they fill out only the FMTTV form and present a valid Uzbek passport and permanent resident card of the United States or Canada.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa not required for holders of a valid visa or permanent residence issued by the United States, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Japan, Peru, United Kingdom, or Schengen area. Visa requirement effective on January 21, 2022.
  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for holders of valid US, Schengen, Japanese, Canadian, or UK visas. Visa-free also for holders of US, Japanese, Canadian, UK, Schengen, Peru, Chilean, or Colombian residence permits.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa Exemptions:
    Passengers with a multiple-entry visa issued by Canada, Japan, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State for a maximum stay of 180 days.
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