Do You need a passport to go to Mexico? All US citizens, (regardless of age) flying into Mexico are required to hold a valid passport. There are some instances where travelers may not need a passport for travel to Mexico, which we cover in detail below. However, it is best practice to carry a valid passport anytime you cross an international border.Read Article
Passports for Mexico
Passports are required for all air travel to and from Mexico. For travel by land or sea, adults should have a passport, passport card, enhanced driver’s license, or a trusted traveler card like NEXUS, FAST, or SENTRI.Read Article
Passport Requirements for Mexico Will Now Be Enforced
Attention, travelers: Mexico wants to see your passport! Passport requirements for Mexico are now being enforced at the new Puerta Este border crossing into Tijuana. You’ll also need to fill out a form and get a $20 permit if you plan to stay more than a week.Read Article
Warning: New Passport Requirements for Sport Fishing Mexico
Planning a fishing trip near the coast of Mexico? There are some new passport requirements you need to know. Anglers now need a passport to fish in waters within 12 miles of the coast of Mexico, even if they leave from the United States and never step foot on dry land.Read Article
Trusted Traveler Programs: SENTRI – Easy Access
In our fourth post in our Trusted Traveler Program Series we are going to cover SENTRI, the program for pre-approved travelers who cross the U.S./Mexico border frequently.
SENTRI users have access to specific, dedicated primary lanes into the United States.Read Article
Where Do You Need a Passport?
Most people are aware that you need a passport to go to Europe, Africa and Asia. But what if you’re staying closer to home?
A decade ago, getting into Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean was as easy as saying “I’m an American citizen,” but not anymore.Read Article
New Passport Laws Don’t Impede Border Crossing
In 2009, new passport laws went into effect that changed the documents required for travel between the US, Mexico and Canada. Called the Western Travel Initiative (WHTI), the regulations required most US citizens to have either a passport or a passport card for land and sea travel to either country, with a passport book being required for air travel.Read Article