New Regulations for US and Canadians Citizens entering Mexico

Effective March 1st, 2010, all US and Canadian Citizens are now required to present the following valid documents when entering Mexico:

United States of America

  1. US Citizens traveling by air, land or sea to Mexico are required to present:
    • U.S. Passport, or.
    • US Passport Card.
  2. US Permanent Residents traveling by air, land or sea to Mexico are required to present:
  • Permanent Resident Card, or
  • Temporary Permanent Resident Card expired, plus the Notice of Action (I-797 Form), indicating that the status has been extended, or
  • U.S. Immigrant Visa, or
  • U.S. Re-Entry Permit (I-327 Form), or
  • Transportation Letter issue by the U. S. Government, or
  • Alien Documentation, Identification and Telecommunication Stamp (ADIT) on the passport or on the I-94 Form, or
  • U.S. Refugee Travel Document.

Canada

  1. Canadian citizens traveling to Mexico by air, land or sea are required to present valid passport to prove the identity.
  2. Permanent Residents of Canada are required to present the following valid documents when traveling by air, land or sea to Mexico:
  • Permanent Resident Card, or
  • Certificate of Identity, or
  • Refugee Travel Document.