Users' questions

What kind of documents do you need to enter Mexico?

What kind of documents do you need to enter Mexico?

Documents Required for Travel and Entry to Mexico. If you are visiting Mexico by land (crossing the border from the US into Mexico) you can use a passport or, if you’re a US citizen, a Passport Card. Important: Note that the US-Mexico land border is currently restricted to essential crossings only.

Can a credit card be used to travel to Mexico?

Passport card. Issued by the U.S. Department of State, this passport substitute is credit-card sized and valid for entry into Mexico by land or sea. The passport card is not accepted for air travel. This passport card can also be used for land and sea travel to Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

Can a US passport be used in Mexico?

Passport card: Issued by the U.S. Department of State, this passport substitute is credit-card sized and valid for entry into Mexico by land or sea. The passport card is not accepted for air travel. This passport card can also be used for land and sea travel to Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

Where do you go to get a travel permit for Mexico?

If you enter Mexico by land and plan to travel beyond the immediate border area (approximately 12 miles into Mexico), you must stop at an National Migration Institute (INM) office to obtain an entry permit (Forma Migratoria Multiple or FMM), even if not explicitly directed to do so by Mexican officials.

What documentation is required to enter Mexico?

The government of Mexico requires current proof of citizenship, a photo ID, and a valid passport for entry into Mexico.

Do I need a passport to travel to Mexico?

  • child or baby – every U.S. citizen requires a passport book to fly into Mexico and back.
  • Crossing Into Mexico by Land or Sea. The requirements for visiting Mexico by land or by sea are a little less stringent than if you are flying.
  • Minors Traveling. Any U.S.
  • Forma Migratoria Múltiple

    What are the requirements to travel to Mexico?

    Passport Requirements. Any U.S. citizen traveling into Mexico must have a valid passport to enter the country. The passport must be valid (i.e., not expired or expiring soon) and have at least one blank page for a stamp.

    How do you get a passport to enter Mexico?

    A Mexican passport can be obtained through a simple application process at a local consulate provided your Mexican citizenship is recognized by the country. Locate the Mexican consulate nearest you (see Resources) and request the Mexican Ordinary Passport Application (OP5).