International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Canada to Mexico.

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Border Status
ALLOWED

Travel is allowed

Policies
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Cases Per Million
19.32
Increased by-7.93
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
59.39%
Increased by0.92%
at 12/2/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Mexico.

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US Embassy for Mexico
Start Date
3/17/2020
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for entry

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Description

Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Mexico.

Travelers who are connecting through a different country on the way to Mexico should check the testing requirements of the country they are transiting through.

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Mexican Government
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form before arrival

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Description

Travelers must fill out a health questionnaire form. They can fill out an electronic form or a paper form.

The paper form can be found in the international arrivals area at the airport. For the electronic form, travelers need to create an account on the Vuela Seguro Mexico website a maximum of 12 hours before their flight, keep the QR code from the online form, and present it to immigration on arrival in Mexico.

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Government of Mexico
Start Date
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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure.

Travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.

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This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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Government of Canada
Start Date
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Asymptomatic travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Mexico.

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US Embassy for Mexico
Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public in some cities

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public in some cities. For more information about regional mask requirements, please check the source.

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US Embassy for Mexico
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Mexico.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
19.32
Increased by-7.93
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
16.10%
Increased by-1.10%
at 12/1/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
59.39%
Increased by0.92%
at 12/2/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77,366,309
Increased by1,202,245
at 12/2/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.09
Decreased by0.03
at 12/1/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Mexico has introduced a traffic light system in order to categorize measures according to region. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Further information on restrictions for each region can be found, only in Spanish, at https://datos.covid-19.co...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation. Face mask requirements may vary depending on the state or municipality.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place. Reagional and interstate travel may be restricted between high-risk areas.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery service in high-risk areas.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Some bars are only permitted to open if food service is provided. Bars remain restricted in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Only essential shops and services are open in high-risk areas.

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