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Mexico Tourist Card Requirements for Citizens of India

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The Mexican government made the Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM) online for international visitors. The FMM, also known as the Mexican Tourist Card, is a mandatory requirement for all international travelers, including Indians, before entering Mexico. This travel permit is ideal for Indian nationals interested in traveling to Mexico for specific periods of time (under 6 months).

Main Features the Mexican Tourist Card offers to Indian Visitors

The visa policy for Mexico defines the advantages the FMM offers to international travelers. Indians can use the Forma Migratoria Múltiple if they are visiting Mexico for any of the following motives:

  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Sports competitions
  • Culture and arts events
  • Short stays for professionals (for example, airline crew)

The Mexico Tourist Card allows Indian visitors a single entry into Mexico. They can choose to stay either for a week or a maximum period of 6 months.

Conditions for Indian Passport Holders to Apply for the Mexican Tourist Card

Before initiating the petition for the FMM, we recommend you read through the visa requirements for Indian citizens. The FMM is available to Indian petitioners, provided they have obtained a Mexican visa beforehand.

Indians should organize an appointment at the Mexican embassy in New Delhi to enquire about the different visa options they have available for short term visits. Once they have received the Mexican visa approved, they can proceed to apply online for the Mexican Tourist Card.

Requirements for Applying for the Mexico Tourist Card from India

The basic conditions for the Mexican Tourist Card for Indian nationals include the following:

  • Have a Mexican visa previously issued
  • Possess a passport issued by the Republic of India valid for 6 months or more on their arrival date
  • Use an email address to register their FMM petition
  • Provide a bank card to pay the Forma Migratoria Múltiple processing fee

As mentioned above, Indian citizens need to confirm they have been granted a Mexican visa. Without it, they will not be eligible to initiate their Mexican Tourist Card application.

Indian nationals should check their passport will be valid for 180 days or more when they reach Mexico. If this condition is not met, we require they submit their passport for renewal with their local authorities at their earliest possibility before beginning their Forma Migratoria Múltiple petition.

Indians with dual nationality should remember the Forma Migratoria Múltiple is linked to the passport they will use when entering the country. This means they must confirm to reach Mexico with the same passport they used for their FMM request.

All communications regarding the Mexican Tourist Card application will be issued online, so we recommend Indian petitioners use an email account they frequently access. Lastly, it is best to confirm their bank cards have been previously activated for online payments.

Completing the Application for the Mexico Tourist Card from India

Indian travelers who ensure they meet the basic requirements for the FMM can begin the petition by completing an online questionnaire with their details.

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Residential address
  • Email address
  • Desired FMM stay (1 week or 6 months)
  • Port of entry

Indian applicants must provide their passport details, including their document number, date of issue, and expiration date. It is vital to ensure their answers are correct and match their documentation. Any mistakes or typos could delay the FMM evaluation process or lead to a denial.

Any visiting party from India with children must note that each arrival must have their own Mexican Tourist Card previously issued. Indian parents can fill in their dependents’ application on their behalf without any issues.

Indian applicants conclude their Forma Migratoria Múltiple petition by paying the processing fee. The payment is issued through a secure online platform, and most international debit and credit cards are accepted.

Traveling from India to Mexico on the Mexico Tourist Card

The evaluation for the FMM is very swift, and Indian citizens usually receive a resolution to their petition within a few hours. If their answers are correct and they meet the mandatory requirements, they will be issued the Tourist Card for Mexico attached in an email.

The Forma Migratoria Múltiple consists of 2 slips of paper. Indians must print out a copy before their visit. Upon reaching Mexican borders, they must submit their passports, approved visa, and the first slip of the Mexican border officials, who will inspect their documents and stamp the second slip.

Indian visitors must keep their second slip of paper safely during their stay in Mexico. Upon departure, they must hand it over to the Mexican authorities to confirm that their stay has complied with the authorized number of days on their permit. For their convenience, they will find the allowed dates for their visit printed on their FMM.

Application Steps

Complete online application
Confirm Payment
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