what if you want to drive a Mexican-registered car in the United States? Or, what if you are in Mexico and you want to drive a U.S. car? The answer depends on where you are LICENSED.
Immigrating is a lengthy and stressful process. You need to know the requirement for the immigration of tourists and expatriates in Mexico. Also, ensure that all your forms and other documentation are in order before you enter the country. That’s why you need to understand the purpose of your stay. Are you becoming a permanent […]
The Mexican Free Zone designed to attract tourists. Formerly the “hassle-free” or “liberated area” – officially it is called the “Free Trade Zone.”
There is still a lot of confusion about what is required legally in Mexico when driving across the border (southbound).
A Mexico tourist visa is referred to in Mexico as a Forma Migratoria Multiple. It is a tourist permit that is usually valid for up to 180 days.
If you plan to drive in certain areas–or beyond a certain distance from the border, travelers will also need a Mexican vehicle permit.
There is a natural draw from Canadians to drive from Canada to Mexico. So, what do Canadians need to consider before making the trip across both borders into the land of Sun and Relaxation?
Current law states that pet owners may Drive into Mexico with their pets provided they carry two documents. First, they will need an International Certificate of Good Health and second, a document denoting proof of their pet’s vaccinations.
A person attempting to export a used self-propelled vehicle shall present to Customs, at the port of exportation, both the vehicle and the required documentation describing the vehicle to include the VIN or, if the vehicle does not have a VIN, the product identification number (PIN). Exportation of a vehicle will be permitted only upon compliance with these requirements, unless the vehicle was entered into the United States under an in-bond procedure, a carnet, a Temporary Importation Bond, or under a personal exemption for non-residents who entered the vehicle for a 1-year period.
Are you following Mexico customs rules? When entering Mexico, travelers can expect to fill out a Customs Declaration Form. It is essential to fill this form out honestly as travelers are subject to random inspections. If you are chosen for inspection, your baggage may be inspected to ascertain that your form has been filled out correctly…
Mexico Travel: Driving across the Mexican border is perfectly safe, but there are some rules you must follow. The five resources below contain insider tips to make the Mexican border crossing faster and easier.
Border Crossing with Sentri – several crossings along the U.S. and Mexican border now allow pre-approved travelers a fast track back to the U.S. By registering for Sentri cards or other quick-pass identification cards, travelers can use the Ready Lanes to speed up the customs and crossing process. For frequent travelers to Mexico, this is […]
Crossing back to the U.S. from Mexico
Whether traveling to Mexico for business or to enjoy a vacation, there are various aspects of the trip that travelers should keep in mind. From required travel documents to car insurance, travelers to Mexico will need to know the following information for a hassle-free trip.
All people traveling to Mexico will need to have their U.S. passport or passport card in order to cross the border and reenter the United States. This requirement includes travel by land, sea, and air. If you do not have a U.S. passport, you’ll need to procure one in advance of your travels to Mexico. […]
Renewing your U.S. passport for Mexico might sound like a daunting task. If you are picturing yourself in a long line akin to what you experience at the DMV, however, you’ll be happy to learn that the process is done through the mail. As long as your previous passport was issued to you within the […]
Shotguns are allowed when you prove to Mexican Authorities upon entrance to Mexico that you will be hunting.
Clients ask, “What documents do you need to cross the Mexican border?” The answer always depends on what you’re doing in Mexico, how long you will stay and where are you going. Tourist Permit (FMM) This card is also known as an FMM. This FMM is available from Mexican consulates, border crossing, tourism offices, and […]