IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU HAVE A UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED KINGDOM, JAPAN, CANADA OR SCHENGEN VISA. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
According to Mexican regulations all foreign nationals with the intention to visit Mexico for tourism, unofficial business, transit, or any other unpaid activity for less than six months, regardless of their nationality, will not require to apply for a Mexican Visa if they hold a valid (non-expired, non-cancelled) multiple-entry visa from the United States of America, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Japan, Canada and any of the countries of the Schengen Area.
Bear in mind that this immigration facility implies that both your passport and visa should be valid during your entry and stay within Mexican soil. The immigration authority in Mexico may require proof regarding the motive of your trip, evidence of accommodation, flight schedules and financial solvency.
Finally, the immigration authority will be responsible of determining the time of stay in Mexican territory.
NOTE: There is no need to write or call the Embassy to confirm this information.
This facility allows you to travel to Mexico. It does not guarantee entry to the country.
At the point of entry, Mexican immigration authorities may ask you some questions to confirm the reasons you are travelling, the length of your stay in Mexico and how you are financing your trip.
As in all countries, Mexican immigration authorities will verify the authenticity of all the documents you present and the truthfulness of the information you provide.
They will also confirm that no outright restriction exists. The reasons for your trip must match your visa type.
Everyone visiting or living in Mexico has rights which must be respected. Foreigners have the right to contact their embassy or consulate.
Published at the Diario Oficial de la Federación on September 28, 2012. Available, in Spanish, at: http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5270615&fecha=28/09/2012
Information in Spanish from the National Immigration Institute:
Last update: 16-07-2019