Non US & Canadian Citizens
If you are travelling from anywhere
other than the US or Canada then you will need a valid
passport that has at least 6 months before it expires
from the day of entry into Mexico.
For many countries including most of
Europe and Australia a pre arranged visa is not required.
On entry you will be issued with a tourist card and have
your passport stamped. This is normally valid for 3 months.
For some countries, however, it will be necessary for
an entry visa to be prearranged. For the list of countries
that dont require a pre-arranged visa see the foot of
You will need a passport if you are
visiting Mexico by air.
Proof of citizenship and photo ID. Proof
of citizenship includes original birth certificate, citizenship
card (naturalization certificate) or a notarized affidavit
of citizenship (a statement under oath before a notary
public, commissioner of oaths or lawyer identifying oneself
with another document, stating date and place of birth,
and reason for not having an updated passport or original
Acceptable photo ID includes driver's
license or health card with photo.
People born in Quebec must present a
birth certificate issued after January 1, 1994, by Le
Directeur de l'etat civil in the Province of Quebec. Please
note that according to a provincial measure announced
on October 24, 2001, baptismal and birth certificates
issued by Quebec religious, municipal or judicial authorities
prior to 1994, are not considered proof of citizenship.
Countries requiring a pre-arranged Visa
If your country is not on the
list below then you should seek advice on obtaining a
Visa before you travel:
Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Australia,
Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bermudas, Brazil, Canada,
Costa Rica, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Finland,
Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy,
Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco,
Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, San
Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela,
Serbia & Montenegro