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Mexico Visa Requirements

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Passport Requirements

All visitors to Mexico are required to have a passport valid for at least six months after date of entry. Proof of sufficient funds for the stay (like credit cards, debit cards or traveler's checks) and a return ticket may also be requested by the immigration authorities.

Visa Requirements

Nationals of many countries who visit Mexico for tourism purposes and for stays of up to 180 days are exempted from visa requirements and need to fill out a tourist card when entering the country. The tourist card can be obtained for a fee (around 20 US dollars) from Mexican consulates, Mexican border crossing points, Mexican tourism offices, airports within the border zone and most airlines serving Mexico. The fee for the tourist card is generally included in the price of a plane ticket for travelers arriving by air. Travelers must keep the tourist card and return it upon departure; missing card can result in having to pay a fine or pay for a visa, and/or delaying the departure.

The above visa-free entry is currently offered to nationals of the following countries:
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Island, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

United States citizens do not require a visa or a tourist card for tourist stays of 72 hours or less within the "border zone".


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