Before travelling, check any restrictions or requirements. While there are currently no travel restrictions to Mexico, there are still a significant number of policies that must be followed. And since Mexico`s policies as well as local travel restrictions are set at the state level, it`s important to know who to turn to for help, no matter where you are in the country. Here is a list of useful requirements and resources that can help you navigate existing mobility and travel restrictions in Mexico: Most governments have introduced restrictions and special entry and exit requirements for their territory due to COVID-19. Middle names are often omitted from Canadian identity documents. This has caused considerable hardship for many Canadians. If you plan to reside in Mexico or negotiate with the Mexican Civil Registry, obtain a Canadian passport that meets Mexican requirements. Check with your transportation company for passport requirements before travelling. The rules of validity of the passport may be stricter than the conditions of entry into the country. On November 8, 2021, the United States reopened its land border with Mexico to fully vaccinated individuals traveling for non-essential purposes.

Certain entry requirements remain in place. Be sure to check these requirements before you go. To contact the Mexico City Tourist Police, you can call them at (0052) 55 5207 4155 or call them at (0052) 55 4891 1166. The Cancun Tourist Police can be contacted at +52 998 8852277 If you are a foreigner, the Embassy informs that the Mexican migration authorities take special care to check the entry requirements in accordance with Article 60 of the Migration Regulations ( Thus, the Mexican authorities are entitled to request, among others, the following information: valid passport, visa (if necessary), personal information, reason for travel, place of residence, address and duration of stay in Mexico, date and mode of transport for departure, letter of invitation (if necessary), hotel reservations, means of subsistence, etc. Mexico is located in an active seismic zone and is Earthquakes of land and volcanoes. Outbreaks. Tremors occur regularly, especially in the states of Oaxaca and Guerrero; These tremors are sometimes felt in other parts of the country, including Mexico City. If you`re traveling or living in Mexico, make sure you know what to do in the event of an earthquake. If you travel to Mexico City, you can download the 911 CDMX app. This app warns of an earthquake about 60 seconds in advance. Keep in mind that alarms can`t always detect earthquakes in advance.

Read the Mexican government`s current entry, exit, and visa requirements (in Spanish only) or visit the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, DC for more information. The complete list of requirements and exceptions can be found in the language of the order. Currently, there are no national travel restrictions in Mexico. However, there are certain requirements that you must meet before entering the country: there are certain security concerns that could put you at risk. You should reconsider your need to travel within the country, region or region. If you are already in the country, zone or region, you should reconsider whether you really need to be there or not. If not, consider leaving while it`s still safe. It`s up to you to decide what “non-essential travel” means based on family or business needs, knowledge or familiarity with a country, territory or region, and other factors. Before you book your trip, it`s important to know what to expect from the country you`re visiting, including the latest COVID-19 statistics.

Each country or territory decides who can enter or leave through its borders. The Government of Canada cannot intervene on your behalf if you do not meet the entry or exit requirements of your destination. Latest Updates: Entry and Exit Requirements – Removal of U.S. Land Border Reopening Information Assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, can only be recognized in certain Mexican states. If you are considering a surrogacy arrangement in Mexico, you should familiarize yourself with the relevant laws and regulations and ensure that you meet all legal requirements to get the newborn out of Mexico before you begin the process. You should seek independent legal advice before entering into a surrogacy agreement. Yellow fever vaccination centres in Canada * It is important to note that entry requirements may not reflect your risk of yellow fever at your destination. It is recommended that you contact the nearest diplomatic or consular office to the destination you will be visiting to check for additional entry requirements. If you are unsure about entry requirements for that country, including visas and other immigration information, ask your travel agent or contact the nearest embassy or consulate in the country.

If you are a Canadian citizen, but also a Mexican citizen, our ability to provide you with consular services may be limited during your stay. They may also be subject to other entry/exit regulations. Find out more about possible entry requirements for yellow fever (Vaccines section). Before you travel, check to see if the local authorities in your current place of residence and destination have any restrictions or requirements in place regarding this situation. Entry requirements vary depending on the type of passport you use to travel. If you are travelling to/from the United States and Mexico, you must ensure that you meet all entry requirements. For more information on entering the United States, see the U.S. Travel Advisory. Starting November 8, 2021, the U.S. land border will be open to all fully vaccinated passengers. Those planning to travel are also advised to monitor the websites of the U.S. Embassy in Dublin and the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for further updates and consult your travel provider to ensure your passport and other travel documents comply with U.S. requirements. Find out what you need to do and how we can help you if you are arrested or imprisoned abroad. No matter where you are travelling, talk to a doctor before you travel to make sure you are adequately protected against COVID-19. CDC requirement for proof of vaccination as of December 6, 2021: Travelers who import goods beyond their personal effects of $300.00 or more must declare these goods to Mexican Customs (SAT) of Mexican Customs (Spanish only) or risk forfeiture. This also applies to used goods or clothing, including items intended to be donated. U.S. citizens who drive such items into Mexico without declaring them or without sufficient funds to pay customs duties are subject to seizure of their vehicle by Mexican customs. For more information on customs regulations, please visit our customs information page. Although not directed at tourists, shootings between rival gangs have injured innocent bystanders.

In addition, U.S. citizens have been victims of non-violent and violent crime in tourist and non-tourist areas. U.S. citizens have filed lawsuits against some private hospitals in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Los Cabos over exorbitant prices and inflexible debt collection measures. Travelers should receive full information about billing, pricing, and suggested medical procedures before accepting medical care at these locations. Note that some resorts have exclusive agreements with medical providers and emergency services that may limit your choices when seeking emergency medical care. Some hospitals in tourist centers use sliding scales and decide on the prices of services based on negotiations and the perceived creditworthiness of the patient. In some cases, providers are known to set limits on a patient`s credit card or insurance, quickly reach that number of services provided, and then discharge the patient or refer them to a public hospital.

The government has determined that the state is yellow on the federal traffic light system. Mexico City`s mayor announced that Mexico City is green as of Nov. 29, based on statewide traffic light ratings. Banks in Mexico City can now operate on a normal schedule. Cinemas can operate with a capacity of 40% and VIP rooms with 60%. Bars, casinos and amusement parks close at 22:00. Arenas, auditoriums and theaters with a capacity of up to 1,500 people can be operated at 30%, if the space has more than 1,500 seats, only 500 people are allowed. Effective June 15, Mexico City scaled back the Hoy no Circula program, which prevents unnecessary vehicle movements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vehicles with a hologram 0 and 00, motorcycles, public transportation, emergency services, funeral services, vehicles with disability plates and private vehicles driven by medical professionals, among others, are excluded from the program.

If your car has a hologram, you should check the Hoy no Circula program website or updated Mexico City government guidelines to confirm which day you are not allowed to drive, as well as other exceptions and restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.