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Hiya we are travelling to Mexico and I have a British passport and my husband has a Indian passport he has a UK spouse visa with leave to remain. Am I right I’m saying he will not need a visa. Thanks

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For Indian citizens travelling to Mexico, Timatic, the system used by airlines to check required documentation states:

“The following are exempt from holding a visa:

Passengers with a permanent residence permit issued by United Kingdom for a maximum stay of 180 days.”

Source: https://www.timaticweb2.com/integration/external.php?ref=d975cfc59f5c0abd06d16e872198110b

This means that your husband must have Indefinite Leave to Remain in order to qualify for visa-free entry. If he has Limited Leave to Remain, he needs a visa.

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  • However when I click this link and put details in it says the documents we have are sufficient. I.e the residence permit with leave to remain. I’m very confused – Amarjit Mar 3 '20 at 16:18
  • @Amarjit are you confused by the "for a maximum stay of 180 days" part of the statement? That's the maximum amount of time your husband can stay in Mexico. – mkennedy Mar 3 '20 at 16:58
  • @mkennedy that is also the maximum amount of time the UK passport holder can visit Mexico. Any longer than that requires Mexico residency – Midavalo Mar 3 '20 at 16:59
  • Does OP's husband have indefinite leave to remain / permanent residence though? It seems he has a visa, which is quite temporary. – kiradotee Mar 3 '20 at 23:34
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    I guess maybe my comment was more relevant to @Midavalo as they mentioned "In other words your documents are sufficient", which I believe is false. But your answer is obviously correct as it states the facts as they are about the requirements. – kiradotee Mar 3 '20 at 23:50

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