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Mexico is one of the most visited tourist spots in the world. This is a location where we can see the convergence of European and Mesoamerican culture. It attracts 40+ million visitors every year, and that number continues to rise annually due to its many attractive locales. Mexico’s government has made immigration reform simpler for passengers with a green card holder from the US. If a traveler is holding a green card Mexico will allow you to enter their territory without any visa. However, you still need a Mexico tourist card or Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM), an immigration procedure to enter Mexico. This document can be applied online, and Click2visas can help with that. In this particular blog, we’ll offer detailed information about this tourist card or FMM and other details you need to aware of if you are from the USA before moving to Mexico. 

Mexico flag between traveler's accessories on old vintage map. overhead shot

What is a Mexican tourist card or Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM)?

The Mexican tourist card is commonly referred to as “Forma Migratoria Múltiple” or “FMM.” If you are a traveler from the US and holding a green card Mexico immigration department will request you to submit this tourist card or FMM at the port of entry. This card is a part of the immigration procedure of the Mexican government. 

What benefits does the electronic tourist card or FMM provide to a green card holder from the USA?

To the holders of green card Mexico provides additional benefits to the traditional tourist card in the form of electronic tourist card or FMM. The benefits are:

  1. Facilitate your entry to Mexico.
  2. Decrease your registration time by presenting your previously filled and printed Immigration Form.        
  3. Reduces the waiting time at the point of entry.
  4. Avoid lines at the bank, since the payment can be made from the comfort of any computer through the internet. 

We inform you that the electronic FMM has the same validity as the traditional FMM, which must be filled out at the time that foreigners enter Mexico through air, sea, and land entry points. Either of the two proves your stay condition, and in both cases, you must keep it, as it will be required when you leave the country.

What are the documents needed by a green card holder in the US to apply for a tourist card or FMM?

The process of getting a Mexican tourist card is not very demanding. Documents required for a Mexico tourist card:

Passport – a Mexico tourist card or FMM application request cannot be processed without a passport. Additionally, your passport should be valid for a period of at least another six months from the date of arrival in Mexico.

Airplane ticket – if you intend to travel by air, you will need this document, and you do not need this document if you want to fly by land.

Method of payment – you can pay by using any card. We support all types of cards for payment.

Email address – we will send your tourist card to your email. When you have obtained your travel authorization, print it out, and keep it with you.

How can a green card holder apply for a tourist card from the USA?

It is quite simple to complete the request. Please follow the below steps carefully:

  1. Choose the departure and arrival country, select the required visa type, enter your name, and click ‘CLICK TO START.’
  2. Verify the visa fee and terms and conditions on the next page.
  3. On the third page, enter your basic details in the respective field and upload the necessary documents (you can upload the documents in a later stage also).
  4. After that, review and confirm the information of your form, then proceed with the payment. We support all types of cards for payment.
  5. You will receive the invoice and a confirmation mail with a link in your registered email id.
  6. Click the link and complete the remaining tourist card application form (you can also upload the document in this stage) and submit it for processing.
  7. Once the evisa is approved, click2visas will send your visa to your email in PDF format.

What is the processing time and price to apply for the tourist card from the USA?

You can get a Mexico tourist card online up to 7 days before you plan on traveling. There is no fee for the Mexican tourist card online. If you fly from overseas to Mexico, the cost of a tourist card is usually included in your airfare. We will additionally charge a service cost of $10 to helping you to acquire your visa.

How many times can I visit Mexico with a tourist card or FMM? 

If a traveler from the US holding a green card Mexico will allow you to enter Mexico just once, since the FMM is valid for Single Entry.

Mexico city panoramic view - polanco

When should I request for this Mexico tourist card or FMM?

To the holders of green card Mexico government requires you to apply within 30 days of your arrival.

How long is the tourist card valid for a traveler from the US to stay in Mexico? 

Usually, an immigration officer will mark the stay period in your card during the entry procedure. A traveler with a Mexican tourist card online can get a maximum stay period of 180 days. If you are entering Mexico via cruise ship, you will get 21 days to stay period.  

Is it safe to use Click2visas to get my tourist card to Mexico?

We are highly concentrated on providing good quality and security service to our customers. Besides, we are a discomfort to any inconvenience that occurs. So, do not feel worried about it, trust us, and if you still have doubts, you can visit our page and read our data protection policy. Get started with Click2Visas today to make your trip one remembers for the right reasons.

I have a few more questions, where can I find the information?

If you need more details about the tourist card, you can contact us, and we will be happy to assist you. Moreover, you can get more info here. Start your adventure today and worry about what you should take on your trip and leave the rest to us.

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