Holders of U.S.A. Canada, U.K. And Schengen Visas:
Holders of a valid visa or passports from the U.S.A., Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Schengen visas DO NOT require a visa to travel to Mexico. Additionally, travellers who are permanent residents of the mentioned countries and Pacific Alliance (Colombia, Peru, Chile) DO NOT need a Mexican visa to travel on business, tourism, or transit purpose for or less than 180 days. However, they must present the required documents at the point of entry.
Citizens from the following countries and regions do not require a visa to travel to Mexico:
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
United Kingdom of Great Britain
Micronesia, Federated States of
United States of America
US Virgin Islands
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Wallis and Futuna Islands
Note: If a person is granted a Mexican visa, he/she will be able to travel to Mexico, but it does not guarantee entry to the country.
At the entry point, the Mexican immigration officers may ask some questions to
Confirm the reasons for the visit, and ask about the length of your stay, and how is the trip financed. They may also request printed documents such as hotel reservations, return tickets, or travel itineraries.
Here are some examples of the questions that might be asked:
- What is the purpose of traveling to Mexico?
- What activities are you planning to engage in?
- Where are you staying? Please show your reservation?
- Do you have any acquaintances (Mexican residents) in the country?
- How will you cover the expenses when you are in Mexico?
- How long are you planning to stay in Mexico?
- When and how will you leave the country? May I see the return ticket?
This is to verify the authenticity of all the documents presented and the truthfulness as well as consistency of the information provided by the traveler at the time of visa issue. They will also confirm that no outright restriction limits your entry into the country.