The answer to the questions below will provide you with more specific information about passports for travel to Mexico. Explore Mexico’s archaeological treasures and deep traditions, beginning in bustling Mexico City and continuing to cobblestoned Campeche; the Mayan archaeological site of Edzna; and Yucatan ruins at Uxmal and Izamal, coupled with the chance to swim in cenotes (underwater caves).
Travelers should also defer non-essential travel to the eastern edge of the state of Sonora, which borders the state of Chihuahua (all points along that border east of the northern city of Agua Prieta and the southern town of Alamos), and defer non-essential travel within the city of Ciudad Obregon and south of the city of Navojoa.
Mexico has a free market economy, and is firmly established as an upper middle-income country with the highest per capita income in nominal terms in Latin America, and it is the 13th largest economy as measured in Gross Domestic Product in purchasing power parity.
Due to high rates of crime and insecurity, defer non-essential travel to the municipalities of Coacalco, Ecatepec, Nezahualcoyotl, La Paz, Valle del Chalco, Solidaridad, Chalco, Ixtapaluca, and Tlatlaya, which are portions of the greater Mexico City metropolitan area, located just to the east of the Federal District of Mexico and Benito Juarez airport, unless traveling directly through the areas on major thoroughfares.
I also wanted to comment on your FAQ’s vegetarian food section and add that Mexico besides tortillas and beans has a large array of vegetarian dishes and foods such as a hundreds of salsas, nopales (cactus), fresh juices, corn dishes, fresh salads, sweet potatoes, yams, lentils, garbanzos, and many other legumes.
The areas most affected are the northern border states (Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas), the states along the Pacific coast (Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit and Sinaloa), the central region states (Durango, San Luis Potosi and Zacatecas), the State of Mexico and the State of Veracruz on the Gulf coast.
Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to the western states of Guerrero (including Acapulco but excluding the cities of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Taxco) and Michoacán (excluding the city of Morelia) due to the high levels of violence and organized crime.
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- 1) Name and a contact email
- 2) Border you intend to cross
- 3) Date you intend to cross
- 4) What is your destination
- 5) Departure City
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According to the U.S. Embassy of Mexico , all legal residents of the United States, regardless of their nationality, can travel to Mexico if they are in possession of a green card (now they are pink.) One does not need to go through the process of applying to Mexico City for an entry permit nor do they need to have their passport stamped.