Requirements for tourists travelling in Mexico

In this sectionRequirements for tourists travelling in MexicoRequirements for travel between Argentina and Chile

To board and travel within Mexico, an authorization document is now required for tourists. This authorization is called the Multiple Immigration Form / Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM).


All applicants must hold a valid and current passport or card passport and, if required, have a valid unexpired visa.


This form can be obtained by electronic means through the INM (Instituto Nacional de Migración) website, here: 


The FMM authorization has a maximum validity of 180 calendar days and shall be valid for one entry only. To board the bus, a valid and current passport, as well as the FMM authorization, is required.

Information required to submit an application for the FMM authorization

  • Means of entry
  • Point of entry
  • Date of arrival to Mexico
  • Date of departure from Mexico
  • Personal information
  • Passport information and Visa (if needed to enter Mexico)
  • Email address




Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you have all the necessary visa and travel requirements prior to travelling. Please check with your local consulate or embassy for up-to-date information. Busbud cannot provide accurate consular advice relating to visa requirements.


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