Questions tagged [mexico]

A large Spanish speaking country in North America bordering USA to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the south

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Travel to Mazatlan from Monterrey, do I need a passport?

I have recently been told we need to go Mazatlán and I live in Texas so we are going to take a bus from Laredo to Monterrey. I do not have a book passport but I do have a passport card. Will I be able ...
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Can Brazil residence permit holder enter Schengen area without visa?

Citizens of Brazil can enter the area visa free (90 days within a 180-day period). But not sure about residents of Brazil. If you don't know the answer, you can reply for Argentina or Mexico since I ...
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Travel to Mexico from India

I want to travel to Mexico from India. I have a valid F-1 visa for USA.. Do I need to apply for any visa? Do I need to pay any kind of fee? Do I need to fill any form to travel to mexico
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Good and stable internet in Mexico

I do some work/research online for which I need fast and stable internet. I need to make video calls, download and upload data frequently, access remote servers etc. I am currently located in Tulum, ...
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Can I fly from the US to Mexico without a passport?

I have a family emergency and need to travel from San Diego CA to Zacatecas Mexico. I am 28 and do not have a passport. Can I travel by airplane with just my birth certificate or ID? My 2 yr old will ...
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Entering the United States on a return ticket from Mexico under the VWP

I am a UK citizen intending to travel to the United States via Mexico in order to see my fiancee. I will spend the necessary fourteen days there before traveling onward to the US in order to ...
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COVID air restrictions within Mexico?

If denied boarding for a flight to USA from Jalisco or Sinaloa, what are the current restrictions on a flight from either of those states, or Nayarit, to TIJ for a land crossing? I know it could ...
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Can one walk into Mexico from the US with a US green card and without a passport?

I am a French citizen and a US lawful permanent resident. Is it possible to enter Mexico with a US green card and without a passport via the US <-> Mexico land border on foot? I am reading some ...
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Forced Physical Quarantine at US Southern Border?

I have to believe that USCIS has the facilities to physically quarantine someone if they had a real serious disease like the small pox, active TB, hemorrhagic fever, or bubonic plague. But today we ...
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Mexico, Transit without Visa, does this count as double transit on stopover?

This is related to my last question: Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN) TK181 flight goes in a triangular pattern: Istanbul (IST) to Mexico City (MEX) to ...
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Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN)

The route is a direct flight: 02/05 21:35 IST to 02/06 8:25 CUN (18h 50m) with a "Stopovers (No Connecting Flight) for Mexico City, Mexico Benito Juarez International Airport (1h 30m)". What ...
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Mexican Visa required for short tourist visa for Sri Lankan National?

For a Sri Lankan national, is a mexican visa required or just the FMM only? This will be for a short tourist stay for about 30 days and we will travel by plane. I searched online and found confusing ...
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Traveling to Canada or Mexico with a criminal record

I’ve been wondering for a while if it’s possible to travel to Canada or Mexico from the US if you have a criminal record? I’m looking at booking some travel but can’t seem to get a straight answer on ...
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Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or heavy luggage)?

Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or ...
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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What is this parking lot next to the Otay crossing between Mexico and the United States?

I see a parking lot next to the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) on https://www.google.com/maps/@32.5515469,-116.9389443,18.25z?hl=en: ...
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How can I know whether my car with a California license plate will be granted entry to Mexico?

I read on https://www.borderreport.com/regions/mexico/chocolate-car-crackdown-underway-in-tijuana-starting-at-the-border/ (mirror) (published on 2020-08-18) regarding the US <-> Mexico land ...
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Do US or Mexican authorities impose any sanction if a US LPR comes back from Mexico to the US after traveling to Mexico for non-essential reason?

I read on https://ktla.com/news/california/san-ysidro-border-line-waits-grow-to-10-hours-in-coronavirus-crackdown/ (mirror): The crackdown comes after U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it ...
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What is the penalty for entering Mexico via the land border without obtaining an FMM?

Lets say you enter Mexico via the US border and forget to obtain an FMM. What is the penalty for this violation if an immigration officer asks to see your FMM and you fail to show one?
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Does a French with US green card need a Mexico’s Visitor Visa (FMM) when entering Mexico by land for a few days, and if so can it be done at border?

I read some contradictory statements regarding the need of obtaining a Mexico’s Visitor Visa (FMM) when entering Mexico by land (either by foot or by car) just for a few days: https://www.mexperience....
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Is the US->Mexico land border open for non-essential travels? (traveler has a French citizenship and a US lawful permanent residence)

https://www.afar.com/magazine/can-americans-visit-mexico-right-now (mirror) (2020-09-15) seems to say that anyone can enter Mexico: According to Mexico: Per Travesías, “Mexico’s federal government ...
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Is the San Ysidro PedWest crossing closed?

Regarding the San Ysidro PedWest crossing, I read: https://bwt.cbp.gov/details/09250407/PED (mirror) says "Current Wait: Lanes Closed" and "Hours of Operation: 24 hrs/day Date: 9/25/...
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Trying to cross into Tijuana by foot without a passport?

Assuming I have an essential travel need, I would like to know about crossing into tijuana with a receipt + paperwork from the post office that will work as a temporary passport. When you apply for a ...
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Russians leaving Russia (during covid times)

Does anyone know if it's possible to leave Russia (as a russian national) without: having a medical reason having a family member having a spouse or concubine having a work or work offer in the ...
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Is the US Southern Land Border still closed for “non-essential” travel?

I live near Tijuana, Mexico. I have a B1/B2 visitor visa for the United States, meaning that since March I have not been allowed to cross the southern border into the US as the land-borders have been ...
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can I fly out of Reynosa Mexico with my Texas ID and a copy of my birth certificate?. June 2020

I am a US citizen but don't have a passport, and I'm not able to get one, because I have outstanding child support debts. I would like to fly out from Reynosa, Mexico to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Will ...
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Are there any restrictions on European citizens entering Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic?

As mentioned in a related question, I need to fly from the US to Europe and back due to some urgent unfortunate business. On my way back I will need to stay out of the Schengen area for 14 days before ...
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Are the Guatemala -> Mexico borders near Tapachula open?

Is it currently (28-Apr-2020) possible for Europeans to cross from Guatemala into Mexico overland at one of the two borders close to Tapachula: (1) Tecun Umán / Hidalgo or (2) Carmen / Talismán. I ...
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Mexico visa with Indian passport query

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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Procedure for boarding flight from Mexico to the US with dual citizenship (Mexican-Italian)? [duplicate]

I have been invited to travel to the US in June and my trip would be fully paid for. I live in Mexico but I was born in Italy and have dual citizenship. I would like to use my Italian passport to ...
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Air Travel In Mexico for US Citizens [closed]

I'm flying out of Mexicali BC. Mexico in July. The problem is I lost my US Passport. To fly in Mexico do I need a passport with a visa? I ask because since both my parents have dual citizenship, I ...
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Going to Mexico and back to the US with a Chinese citizen

I am American and my girlfriend is a Chinese citizen who lives in the US. However, we were both in China in December and January (leaving on January 2nd, 2020) in areas that were unaffected by COVID-...
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How can I get to and around El Chico National Park?

I'm planning a trip to Mexico City next month and would like to take a couple of days to do a side trip to El Chico National Park. I was initially planning on renting a car in Mexico City, but after ...
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Visa to Mexico for Belarus citizen with a permanent Uk residency

I am a Belarusian citizen, living in the UK on a permanent residency status. Do I need a visa to Mexico?
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Crossing into the US as an Irish tourist in Mexico

I am Irish currently on a holiday visa in Mexico looking to go to the United States for a few days. Two questions for you guys: Do I need an ESTA if I cross by land and if not what is the process? ...
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How many 90 day periods in 2 years [duplicate]

Traveling across USA having entered using the visa waiver program, having been approved for an ESTA. If I enter Canada for a few days, and then re-enter the United States, does my 90 days refresh upon ...
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How much are the mandatory undisclosed fees for car rentals in Mexico?

I've booked a car from Avis in Cabo which looked suspiciously cheap at $41 for 3 days: Looking for information online it seems that it's a common bait-and-switch scheme where you're shown a low price ...
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What's the use for this shower drain cover?

I'm staying in an apartment in Mexico and found this mysterious shower drain cover/cap/lid in the bathroom, made out of plastic: Is it to prevent insects from crawling out? To prevent bad smells from ...
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Why do tourist businesses in Mexico give a big discount when paying in cash?

I'm staying in Cabo San Lucas and have noticed that businesses here tend to either be cash-only or provide big discounts when paying in cash. For example a whale-watching company mentions that: We ...
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How does the Baja California Sur sustainability tax work?

When flying into San Jose del Cabo airport, I've been given a flyer about a new sustainability tax with a link to Travelerfundbcs.gob.mx. According to the LA Times it is voluntary: Travelers arriving ...
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Can a US Citizen fly from Tijuana to Mexico City with a California ID?

Will I be allowed to board the plane with just my state ID?
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In practice, does one need an IDP to rent a car in Mexico?

I'm going to Cabo San Lucas soon and would like to rent a car for a few days while I'm there with my friends. I have a US driving license which is presumably accepted down there, but my friend has a ...
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Is Uber currently safe to use around Cabo San Lucas?

I'm a big fan of Uber and use it as much as I can, however some reports on TripAdvisor mention that Uber drivers are being harassed by the taxi mafia. How big is the danger currently in practice? Is ...
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What are the current options for getting from SJD airport to Cabo San Lucas and vice versa?

As of 2019, what are the options for getting to/from Cabo San Lucas from Los Cabos airport? The options I'm aware of are: Official taxi Uber is available, but they can't pick up passengers from the ...
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What should I do when the carrier unilaterally canceled my booking?

I booked a flight couple weeks ago, taking off tomorrow. Today I tried to get a boarding pass but their app says that my booking was somehow canceled (I didn't do that), the money is returned to my ...
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Can I stay in Mexico with C1/D visa? [duplicate]

I work on a ship and I will disembark in Cozumel, Mexico. Can I stay for a vacation in Mexico with my C1/D visa? I hold a Serbian passport.
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Travel Visa for Mexico (residing in UAE) Indian Passport holder

I hold an Indian passport however residing in UAE(Dubai) Visa of Employment, what are the documents needed to apply for Mexican visa for travel/tourism purpose?
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How to find someone to (once) pick up and re-send an envelope in Cancun? [closed]

Last week I went to a Fedex office in Cancun and sent an envelope to the US. Unfortunately a few days later I learned that the package was returned to the same Fedex office because a small amount of ...
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Visiting USA from Mexico as a UK citizen

Could you tell me what documentation I would need to visit Las Vegas if I'm a UK citizen currently working in Mexico City?
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Overstayed visa by over year and want to return to home country without 10 year ban [closed]

A friend entered the US 7 years ago on a tourist visa from Europe and has never left. Since then they have maintained employment and paid taxes. They want to return to home country in Europe but don'...

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