Mexican Immigration Specifics

Immigration and Passport Information

When you enter the country as a “tourist”, you are allowed to remain for a maximum of 180 days for the purposes of recreation, health, artistic or sports activities. You may not work in Mexico.

Arriving by air:
You must have your immigration form and present it to the immigration authorities upon arrival at the airport of your destination within Mexico.

Arriving by road:
You must request your immigration form after having paid the tourist fees at a local bank. Your vehicle must leave the country when your tourist card expires. You cannot sell your car within Mexico nor use it for any other unauthorized purpose.

Arriving by sea:
You must obtain your immigration permit after having paid the fees at the port of entrance.

In the case of loss or theft of your immigration document, you must file a report before the State Attorney General, (Procuraduría General de Justicia del Estado). To obtain a replacement of your immigration document, you must present a photocopy of the above report.

For further information, contact the offices located at Alvaro Obregón No. 2140, e/ I. Allende and B. Juárez in downtown La Paz, B.C.S. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Downtown Tel: (612) 125-3493 and (612) 122-0429
La Paz International Airport: Tel: 112. 4639.