Travel Restrictions Entering Mexico from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Mexico from Canada for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed

Allowed

Transit is allowed by air

Policies
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Mandatory Masks

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
8.04
Decreased by0.60
at 5/23/2022
Vaccinated
66.68%
Increased by66.68%
at 5/16/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

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

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Mexico.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed by air

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Mexico. Some travelers may need a valid transit visa, and some airlines are able to grant it based on agreements with the Mexican Immigration authorities. Please check with your airline to confirm if a visa is not required for transit.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

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

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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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Recommended

Recommended immigration form before arrival

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Travelers are advised to fill out the online Multiple Immigration Form/Tourist Card, which replaces the paper form handed out by most airlines. The form must be completed per person and printed out to be presented with the passport, in order to speed up the immigration process.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Mexican citizens.
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Not Required

No proof of vaccination required for Mexico

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusiness
Description

Travelers are not required to present proof of vaccination to enter Mexico.

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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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Description

All travelers departing from Canada via air, rail, or cruise ships need to be fully vaccinated. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 12 years plus 4 months and older. 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:

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222);
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C);
  • Medicago Covifenz;
  • Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax);
  • Moderna (mRNA-1273);
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2);
  • Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV);
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc).

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 arrival.

Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine.

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For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public in some cities

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

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Mexico.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
8.04
Decreased by0.60
at 5/23/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
17.70%
Decreased by2.80%
at 5/21/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
66.68%
Increased by66.68%
at 5/16/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
86,858,994
Increased by86,858,994
at 5/16/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.07
Increased by-0.06
at 5/19/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Different regions across Mexico have been organized into color-coded tiers in order to categorize restrictions. The entire country is currently classified as 'green'. Detailed information per region can be found at https://coronavirus.gob.m...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Open
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Open
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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