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Mexico Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
USA Yes Yes No
Other EU Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No

Passports

A passport valid for the duration of stay is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above travelling for touristic or business purposes. You should obtain a landing card valid for 180 days from your airline on direct flights or at any port of entry or online. You may be asked to show a return/onward ticket and proof of financial means. You must keep your landing card throughout your stay as you will have to present it when you leave.

Cruise ship passengers of all nationalities are exempted from a visa when staying within the boundaries that were agreed upon between the government of Mexico and the cruise ship company.

Visa Note

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Mexico.

Types and Cost

Tourist visa: £27.85.

Validity

Tourist visa: up to six months.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Visa processing usually takes two working days.

Entry with children

The Mexican authorities have suspended the need for children travelling alone to carry a notarised permit from their parents to leave the country; this now only applies to Mexican nationals or foreigners residing permanently or temporarily in Mexico.

Entry with pets

If you wish to bring your pet into Mexico, you must present a veterinary certificate to the Office of Agriculture and Health Inspection at your port of entry. This must certify that your animal has been inspected, is in good health and has been vaccinated against rabies.


Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Mexican Embassy in the USA

Telephone: (202) 728 1600.
Website: http://embamex.sre.gob.mx/eua
Address: , 1911 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1800.

Mexican Embassy in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7499 8586.
Website: http://embamex.sre.gob.mx/reinounido
Address: , 16 St George Street, London, W1S 1LX,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1300.

British Embassy in Mexico

Telephone: (55) 1670 3200.
Website: http://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-mexico-city
Address: Col. Cuauhtémoc, Río Lerma 71, Mexico City, CP. 06500,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0800-1630; Fri 0800-1400.

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