Mexico Visa Requirements



Visa Requirements

Nationals of many countries who intend to stay for less than 180 days for the purpose of..

Travel Health

Mexico has some prevalent infectious diseases including hepatitis, typhoid, tuberculosis..

Local Currency

The currency of Mexico is the peso. It is divided into 100 centavos. Coins are issued in..


Mexico is a large country and lies between two bodies of water, and had a diverse..

Local Customs

Mexicans have a strong heritage of catholicism and many are still deeply religious and..


Despite the fact that there are over 50 languages spoken throughout Mexico, Spanish is..

Transport Options

Many international travellers arrive in Mexico via the United States. If driving in from..

Local Food

Mexican cuisine is one of the most popular and commonly found cuisines in the world. But..

Local Timezones

Mexico uses Daylight Saving. Central Standard Time: GMT - 6 Daylight saving time (GMT..

Dutyfree Limits

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states of Mexico

Yucatan Peninsula Information

Jutting upwards like a thumb pointing at Florida, the Yucatan Peninsula in south east Mexico separates the Gulf of..

Baja Peninsula Information

The Baja Peninsula is a long narrow peninsula in the north west of Mexico which stretches 1200 kilometres or 775 miles..

Central Mexico Information

entral Mexico is one of the country’s richest regions in culture and natural beauty. Its territory extends from the..

Pacific Coast Information

Located in western Mexico, the Pacific coast region stretches across 1,700 kilometers (1,054 miles) of beaches..

The Gulf And The South Information

This region, which boasts some of the most amazing and diverse ecosystems on the planet, lies between two major bodies..

The North Information

The deserts and dunes of the north extend across the states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora, Durango, Nuevo Leon..


Visa Requirements

Nationals of many countries who intend to stay for less than 180 days for the purpose of tourism or business do not require a visa to enter Mexico. These countries include Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, the UK and Ireland among many others. Citizens of these countries will be required to complete an immigration form for tourists, businessmen or women, stopovers or "visiting advisors", which can be obtained in travel agencies, airlines or at the point of entry to Mexico. Be aware there will be a nominal charge for this process so ensure you have adequate funds. Citizens of other countries will need to obtain a visa from their local Mexican embassy or consulate prior to arrival in Mexico. All visitors may be required to show immigration officials proof of return or onward tickets and adequate means of support and accommodation upon entering Mexico .

If you are travelling to Mexico through the United States of America, or if you are transiting in Honolulu or other USA points of entry, you are required to meet USA entry/transit requirements. All visitors are required to have their passport stamped for entry into Mexico. This will avoid problems when the passport is checked by authorities at a later stage during travel in Mexico, and will also ensure that no fine is payable on departure.

Children under 18 years of age who are travelling with only one parent or guardian, regardless of their nationality, are required to present a notarized, written consent of the non-travelling parent or guardian to enter Mexico. Those travelling with children are advised to contact their local Mexican embassy or consulate for further information.

It is advisable to ensure that your passport has at least six months validity when visiting any foreign country.

As entry requirements may change from time to time it is strongly advised that you check with the department of foreign affairs or your local consulate or embassy for the current requirements.

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We strongly advise that all Australian travellers check the latest travel advice on the Australian Government Smart Traveller site.

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