Mexico Tourist Card Online Application

Mexico Tourist Card (FMM) Information

The Mexico Tourist Card (FMM) is an obligatory document to obtain prior to the planned travel to Mexico. The Forma Migratoria Múltiple allows its holders to enter the country by land. The tourist card serves as a single-entry permit that enables a stay in Mexico of up to 180 days!

All foreign visitors need a tourist card to visit Mexico for tourism purposes. This document ensures the country's government that each visitor's trip does not pose any threats.

Since 2015, all eligible travelers can submit an application online. Applicants receive the approved tourist card in the form of a PDF file. Prepare your valid passport and submit your application within minutes from home!

Our support team is here to guide all applicants through the 3-step online application process that can be completed on any working device with an internet connection.

Applications must be submitted at least 3 business days before the planned trip to get the FMM tourist card delivered on time. The FMM processing time may take up to 72 hours.

  • Mexico Tourist Card types

    There is one type of FMM Mexico Tourist Card available for travelers from eligible countries.

    The FMM card is a single-entry permit and allows a stay of up to 180 days (6 months) in the country.

    Remember that you can use the approved FMM only if entering Mexico by land. 
  • List of eligible countries

    To be able to obtain the FMM Mexico tourist card, you must have a valid passport and be a citizen from one of the following countries:

    • American Samoa
    • Andorra
    • Anguilla
    • Argentina
    • Aruba
    • Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Azores
    • Barbados
    • Belgium
    • Belgium
    • Bermuda
    • Brazil
    • British
    • The British Virgin Islands
    • Bulgaria
    • Canada
    • Cayman Islands
    • Chile
    • Christmas Island
    • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    • Colombia
    • Cook Islands
    • Costa Rica
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
    • Faroe Islands
    • Federated States of Micronesia
    • Finland
    • France
    • French Guiana
    • French Polynesia
    • Germany
    • Gibraltar
    • Grande-Terre
    • Greece
    • Greenland
    • Guadeloupe
    • Guam
    • Hong Kong
    • Hungary
    • Indian Ocean Territory
    • Ireland
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Jamaica
    • Japan
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macao
    • Malaysia
    • Malta
    • Marshall Islands
    • Martinique
    • Monaco
    • Montserrat
    • Netherlands
    • Netherlands Antilles
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Niue
    • Norfolk Island
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Norway
    • Palau
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Pitcairn Islands
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Puerto Rico
    • Reunion
    • Romania
    • Saint Helena
    • San Marino
    • Singapore
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • South Korea
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • The Bahamas
    • Tokelau
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • U.S. Virgin Islands
    • United Kingdom
    • United States
    • Uruguay
    • Venezuela
    • Wallis and Futuna
  • Mexico Tourist Card application

    Traveling to Mexico requires having an FMM tourist card. This section explains the application process and offers a guide on how to submit a successfully approved form.

    Click the 'Apply Online' button and follow these steps to complete the process:

    1. Provide your data in the application form. Put your name, surname, birth date, nationality, basic travel details, passport information, and an active email address.
    2. Cover the FMM fees using any method of online payment, choosing from several available. Next, check if you have received a confirmation number in your email box.

    3. The last step is simply waiting for the approved tourist card to be delivered as a PDF file to your inbox. The maximum processing time is 72 hours from submitting the application.

    Please note! It's crucial to thoroughly check the provided data to avoid delays or issues with FMM approval. Our team of visa experts will address any mistakes in the application form; however, it may elongate the process.

  • Mexico Tourist Card Validity

    The Mexico Tourist Card stays valid for 180 days (6 months) from the date of issue. Make sure to enter the country within the validity period not to face any problems upon arrival.

    Moreover, please check if your passport will not expire for a minimum of 6 months from the planned date of arrival.

    That requirement is necessary to be met to have a positively approved application.

  • Transit information

    No matter what is the purpose of your travel, you must get an FMM card to enter Mexico by land. Make sure to apply online at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to your visit.

    The approved card will be delivered directly to the applicant's email box in a PDF version.

  • Requirements on Arrival

    Have you already submitted your application and now are preparing for your trip? Make sure to read this section to get all the necessary information.

    Prepare the following documents and have them on hand upon entering Mexico:

    • a valid FMM Mexico tourist card
    • a passport that will not expire for at least 6 months starting from the intended date of your trip
  • Ports accepting the Mexico Tourist Card

    A selected list of border crossing points accepts the Mexico Tourist Card. It's essential to choose one before your trip.

    Take a look at the following list to select the appropriate port of entry:

    Land Border Crossing Points:

    • Agua Prieta
    • Algodones
    • Benito Juárez I (Reynosa Hidalgo)
    • Benito Juárez II (Reynosa Hidalgo)
    • Boquillas Del Carmen
    • Camargo
    • Carmen Xhan
    • Chalán Díaz Ordaz
    • Ciudad Acuña
    • Ciudad Hidalgo - Suchiate I
    • Ciudad Hidalgo - Suchiate II
    • Colombia
    • Conexión peatonal aeroportuario Tijuana - San Diego
    • Córdova
    • El Berrendo
    • El Ceibo
    • El Chaparral
    • Frontera Corozal
    • La Unión
    • Las Champas
    • Las Flores (Nuevo Progreso)
    • Libertad (Paso Del Norte)
    • Mesa De Otay
    • Mexicali I
    • Mexicali II
    • Miguel Alemán
    • Naco
    • Nogales Dos
    • Nogales Tres
    • Nogales Uno
    • Nuevo Amanecer (Reynosa III-Pharr)
    • Nuevo Laredo I (Miguel Alemán)
    • Nuevo Laredo II (Juárez - Lincoln)
    • Nuevo Laredo III (Comercio Mundial)
    • Ojinaga
    • Porfirio Parra
    • Porvenir
    • Presa Falcón
    • Presa La Amistad
    • Puente Internacional "Anzaldúas" Reynosa- Mission
    • Puente Internacional I Puerta De México
    • Puente Internacional II Coahuila 2000
    • Puente Internacional Revolución (Río Bravo-Donna)
    • Puerta México (Matamoros II)
    • Puerto Palomas
    • Reforma
    • San Jerónimo
    • San Luis Río Colorado I
    • San Luis Río Colorado II
    • Sásabe
    • Sonoyta
    • Subteniente López
    • Talismán
    • Tecate
    • Tlc
    • Unión Juárez
    • Zaragoza
    • Zaragoza (Matamoros III)

Required documents for FMM Card

There is only 1 document that must be prepared before starting the online application process for the FMM tourist card to Mexico.

Make sure that you have the following:

  • Passport: with a minimum validity of 6 months past the planned date of the travel

Important Information

  • all tourists need a tourist card to enter Mexico without any issues
  • applications should be submitted at least 3 days before the travel
  • the FMM expires after 180 days (6 months) from issuing
  • Mexico tourist cards do not allow engaging in business activities
  • the tourist card serves as a single-entry permit
  • our support team is available to all travelers at every step of the application process
  • the FMM tourist card is accepted only at the selected land border crossing ports; make sure to choose one before your visit

Benefits of Evisa Express

  • Easy application processThere are three easy steps to get your Tourist Card. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
  • Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of each and every application
  • Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

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FAQ about the Mexico Tourist Card (FMM)

  • What is the Mexico Tourist Card (FMM)?

    The Mexico Tourist Card was introduced in 2015 by the National Immigration Institute of the country to ensure safe tourist flow. Since then, every traveler must have this document to cross the Mexico border. It allows a maximum stay of 180 days (6 months) and enables one entry during the validity period. Obtain yours online before you arrive in Mexico!

  • Do I need a Mexico Tourist Card?

    Travelers from every country worldwide must have the FMM Mexico Tourist Card upon their arrival. Please note! The FMM card is not a visa; if your country cannot enter without it, you must apply for an additional entry document before your travel.

  • Do children need an FMM for Mexico?

    Children also need to have the FMM card to visit Mexico. The application form should be submitted by their parents or guardians. The processing time may take up to 72 hours (3 business days); thus, apply a few days in advance to be appropriately prepared for your trip.

  • Can I enter Mexico without an FMM Card?

    No one can enter Mexico without a valid FMM tourist card and a valid passport. Make sure to get yours to be able to stay in the country for up to 180 days (6 months). Luckily, the application process can be completed online from start to finish. Spare just a few minutes and use your phone, laptop, or any other device to submit the form.

  • How much does Mexico Tourist Card cost?

    The Mexico Tourist Card costs 49 Euro and enables its holders to stay in Mexico for up to 180 days. All foreign visitors must have a valid FMM card to cross the country's border. Travel for all tourism-related purposes and explore this beautiful country even for 6 months!

  • How do I pay my Mexico Tourist Card fee?

    To pay the Mexico Tourist Card fee, all you have to do is select a method of online payment that will be most convenient. Use your credit or debit card, pay via PayPal, or try any other method. As soon as you complete this step, you will receive a confirmation number delivered to your email box.

  • What documents do I need for FMM Card?

    The only documents needed for the FMM Card for Mexico are a valid passport that will not expire for at least 6 months from the planned date of the trip. 

  • How to apply for the Mexico FMM?

    The application process for the Mexico FMM tourist card is as simple as it can get. After choosing the preferred entry point and the way of travel, fill the application form with some basic personal and travel details. Next, cover the fees and receive a confirmation number. Lastly, wait for the approved entry permit to be delivered!

  • How long does it take to get the Mexico Tourist Card?

    The maximum time when FMM Mexico Tourist Cards get processed is 72 hours (3 business days). Apply within a few days in advance to obtain the document without any delays. Moreover, please make sure that your application does not contain any errors.

  • How will I receive the FMM Tourist Card?

    As soon as your application gets approved by the Mexican government, you will obtain the document in PDF form. The FMMs are delivered to the traveler's email box; thus, it's crucial to provide an active email address while filling the form.

  • Do I need to print Mexico Tourist Card?

    It's best to keep an additional copy of the FMM Mexico Tourist Card and have it ready to present upon arrival. The customs officials will check if each traveler has the appropriate entry permit. Print it out and save a copy to your mobile device.

  • How long is an FMM Card for Mexico good for?

    The Mexico FMM Tourist Card stays valid for 6 months (180 days). Please note! This document is valid only for a single entry. Apply for a new FMM card to return to Mexico. Additionally, all travelers must have passports that will not expire for the whole duration of the trip.

  • Where can I read more about Mexico Tourist Card?

    Should you need any further information regarding the FMM Mexico Tourist Card, do not hesitate to contact our support team via email or phone. Moreover, all applicants are free to visit the official Mexico government website at The Frequently Asked Questions section above answers the most popular inquiries on the topic.

Three easy steps to get your Tourist Card

  • Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
  • Fill out remaining required information and make online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
  • Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the e-Visa will be sent to the email address you provided on your application
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