Mexico Application

The Mexico Tourist Card for Citizens of Germany

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The Forma Migratoria Múltiple, also known as the Mexico Tourist Card, is available to German citizens planning a visit to Mexico. German passport holders are exempt from needing a visa if they plan to stay in Mexico for under 6 months. They are eligible to enter the country with an authorized FMM.

It is important to note that this travel document is not a visa. It is a mandatory requirement for foreign visitors depending on their reasons to travel and length of stay.

Types of Mexican FMM and Activities it Authorizes to German Visitors

German citizens can use the Forma Migratoria Multiple for the following reasons:

  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Sports competitions
  • Cultural events
  • Short stays (such as for airline crew)

It grants German arrivals a single entry who can choose between the 7-day or the 180-day FMM. The Mexican Tourist Card’s application form is available at an online questionnaire that takes a few minutes to complete. Please note, the 7-day FMM also known as the Transit Tourist Card can only be used to enter by air.

Requirements for German Travelers for the Forma Migratoria Múltiple

The Mexican visa policy defines the conditions international travelers must meet before applying for the online Mexican Tourist Card. German passport holders can request the FMM provided their visit is temporary and for specific motives mentioned above.

If these conditions match your needs, we recommend that you read the visa requirements for German travelers before applying for the FMM. The basic conditions for the Forma Migratoria Múltiple include the following:

  • Have a valid German passport valid for at least 180 days on their arrival date
  • Provide an active email address
  • Possess a bank card to pay the FMM processing fee

German applicants must take into account the validity of their passports. If they expire 6 months before their travel to Mexico, they must send it for renewal at their earliest possibility.

German visitors must remember to request the FMM with the same passport as the one they will be traveling with. This is important for Germans with dual citizenship. If they reach Mexico with a different passport from the one they applied with, they will not be allowed entry.

We recommend travelers from Germany register their application with an email account they use frequently. All communications regarding their petition, including the resolution, will be issued online, so it is handy to have this information accessible.

Lastly, the Mexican Tourist Card’s processing fees will be paid online by a secure digital platform. We recommend German applicants use a debit or credit card previously authorized for online payments.

Germans who would like to travel to Mexico for longer periods of time or other purposes such as long-term relocation or professional opportunities must note the Mexican Tourist Card does not apply to their needs. In their situation, we recommend they schedule an appointment at the Mexican embassy in Berlin for more suited visa options.

Application Process for the Mexico Tourist Card From Germany

To request the Mexico Tourist Card, German citizens must complete an online form with their personal and travel details. Some of the most important information German applicants must share are the following:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Desired length of stay (7 days or 180 days)
  • Port of entry

To continue, they must also provide their passport details. They must take care when filling out their request. Any typo or missing information could lead their application to be delayed or rejected.

German citizens conclude their FMM petition by paying the processing fee. All major debit and credit cards are authorized. As mentioned previously, it is useful to confirm they have been previously activated for online payments.

Do German groups will underage visitors also need the FMM?

German travelers planning a visit with minors such as a family holiday must note that each arrival must reach Mexico with their individual Tourist Card previously approved and issued. Parents and legal guardians can fill in their dependents’ requests without any issues.

Traveling to Mexico from Germany on the Mexico Tourist Card

German passport holders who have submitted the Mexico Tourist Card petition will receive it via email once their application has been approved. The evaluation period is relatively swift, and if the applications have been submitted correctly, the FMMs are issued within a few hours.

Upon receipt, we recommend German travelers print out a copy and keep it next to the rest of their travel documents. The FMM consists of 2 pieces of paper. German visitors must hand in the first one at border controls once they reach the country and keep the second one in their person during their stay.

The maximum duration allowed for the traveler to remain in Mexico will be listed on the Mexico Tourist Card. Germans are advised to plan their arrival and departure dates to abide by the validity of their granted FMM.

Application Steps

Complete online application
Confirm Payment
Receive approved Visa

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