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Changes to the travel requirements for Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

This information is provided courtesy of the Mexican Consulate General in Vancouver, BC

As of March 1st, 2010, the Government of Mexico requires new documentation to enter Mexico under a “tourist status”.


  1. Canadian citizens who enter Mexico by air, land or sea do not require a visa, however, a valid passport must be presented at the port of entry to prove their nationality (a validity of a minimum of 6 months is recommended)
  2. Permanent Residents of Canada, regardless of nationality, must present one of the following documents
  • Permanent Residency Card, or
  • Certificate of Identity, or
  • Refugee Travel Document
  • A valid passport is no longer required for Permanent Residents to enter Mexico, however, a passport may be required to reenter Canada

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