*All foreign visitors, regardless of their nationality, who travel to Mexico for tourism, business or in transit to another destination with a valid visa issued by the government of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Japan or countries comprising the Schengen Area are exempted from holding a Mexican visa.

**In addition, foreign visitors who regardless of their nationality have a valid permanent resident card from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Japan or any of the countries comprising the Schengen Area, do not require a Mexican visa.

Holders of Diplomatic/Service/Official/Laissez-Passer passport as well as their dependents who do not have valid visas of the above stated countries, kindly present the following:

1.    If the applicant is attending an official event:

An original note verbale, i.e., a diplomatic letter from the corresponding Embassy or Consular office of the country the passport holder represents with its address in Ghana. The note verbale should indicate the position, date, and the purpose of  travel of the applicant.

2. If the government official (e.g., diplomat) has been posted to work in Mexico, the applicant shall present the following:

The original note verbale requesting for the visa, specifying the position that the applicant will hold in Mexico (the same should be done for any of their dependents).


The complete application needs to be submitted at least 30 days before departing for Mexico.

The following documentation shall be attached to the note verbale:

a)    The original and photocopy of diplomatic/official/ laissez-passer/service passport.

b)    Completed application forms.

c)    One recent passport size photograph, not older than 6 months, (size 1.5 x 1.3/4 inches/3.9 cm x 3.1 cm ), in color, no eyeglasses, uncovered face and white background with a neutral facial expression.

  • The visa is GRATIS (no fee involved).

Note: Holders of these passports can be exempted from personally presenting themselves at the Embassy, an appointed representatives by the State or the International Organisation can carry out the visa process on their behalf.