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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Does a picture of one's proof of automobile registration suffice to enter Mexico by car, or does have to present the physical orginal paper?

When driving from the US to Mexico, according to https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/us-mexicoborder.html: Travelers should be sure to enter Mexico with valid proof of ...
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What is the safest transportation option in Cancun?

I am organizing a trip to Cancun with my family (Wife + 2 kids) to spend the Christmas vacations there, however, I am interested in acquiring a safe option to transport us, we will be staying 3 days ...
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Travelling to Mexico with an Italian carta di soggiorno illimitata

I am a Pakistani citizen with an Italian carta di soggiorno illimitata (Polizia di Stato). I would like to travel to Mexico for tourism purposes. I don't have a visa; is it possible to travel without ...
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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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Travel immediately after swearing in as a US citizen?

My brother-in-law is a UK citizen who just passed his US citizenship interview. They scheduled his oath ceremony for late August, and he has flights to Mexico booked for late October, so he wouldn't ...
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Which Mexican law or regulation restricts entry from the US to Mexico via the land border?

Traveling from Mexico to the US is restricted by this notification issued by the DHS and continually extended every month. However I can't seem to find an exact law restriction land border travel to ...
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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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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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Does J1 visa make me an "essential traveller"?

Situation: I am a Mexican citizen currently living in the US with a valid J1 work visa as an exchange scholar. My DS-2019 has been extended until 2022 and my visa expires at the end of August this ...
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Re-entering USA multiple times in a month using a B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I want to visit USA from Bangladesh using my B1/B2 visa. After exploring the west coast of USA, I want to visit Vancouver in Canada from USA. After the trip to Canada, I want to return to USA and take ...
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Different airlines, same destination, same day—can I check in at both?

OK so I booked with JetBlue then saw that their historical performance for this flight is horrendous (flightstats.com). I then booked another flight an hour later with American Airlines. I thought, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where can I buy Guatemalan quetzales (GTQ) in Benito Juárez Airport (Mexico City)?

There are countless money exchange booths in the Mexico City airport, but I can't find one that exchanges Guatemalan quetzales (specifically that sells them). Is there one somewhere?
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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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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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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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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 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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Can I take multiple cars into Mexico from the U.S.?

I've taken my car into Mexico multiple times from the United States, on a Tourist visa. Is it possible to take more than one car registered to me at the same time (obviously with a second driver)?
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to register someone else's vehicle with SENTRI?

I am looking at applying for SENTRI for myself and my family so that we can travel back-and-forth easily between Mexico and the US. I don't currently own a car, for travel to the US we use a friend's ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I enter Mexico with valid US visa but in my old passport?

I renewed my passport recently. My US visa is in my old passport and is still valid (expires on October 2017). I know I can re-enter the US with both my old and new passport. Does Mexico accept ...
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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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