On August 3, 2022, the Ministry of the Interior (SEGOB) published an agreement in the Federation Official Gazette (DOF) by which article 2 of the document is reformed and with which the temporary application of visas in passports is determined to the Federative Republic of Brazil´s nationals in the condition of stay of Visitor without permission to carry out remunerated activities, therefore, Brazilian nationals who intend to enter Mexican territory will no longer be able to process an electronic visa, on the contrary, they must apply for a visa at the Mexican Consulate in their place of residence.
These measures will come into force on August 18, 2022, so Brazilian citizens seeking to enter Mexico for tourism or business are suggested to contact the Mexican Consulate to consult requirements and visa issuance times and thus avoid possible delays upon entering the country.
- The issuance of a visa does not guarantee access to the country since immigration officials have the discretionary power to request additional documents in the immigration filter as proof of their intention to remain in Mexico as a Visitor without permission to carry out paid activities. The foregoing in accordance with article 60 of the Regulations of the Migration Law to authorize the internment of foreigners in the review filter.
- The foreigner who presents any of the following documents will not require a Mexican visa:
- Document proving permanent residence in Canada, the United States of America, Japan, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, any of the countries that make up the Schengen Area, as well as in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia and Peru).
- Valid and current visa from Canada, the United States of America, Japan, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or any of the countries that make up the Schengen Area.
- APEC Business Traveler Card (ABTC) adopted by Mexico.
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