The Colombian government has provided travel guidance for those traveling to Mexico amid increased scrutiny of travel documentation.

Key Points:

  • To reduce the risk of being denied entry into Mexico, Colombian nationals must:
    • Complete the preregistration form as soon as possible once travel has been planned.
    • Have proof of accommodation for their entire stay in Mexico, including a printed hotel booking or a signed invitation letter from a host, contact details of the host, proof of address of the host and a copy of this individual’s identification.
    • Have proof they have at least US$100 per day.
    • Have proof of means of transportation.
    • Purchase international travel insurance.
  • Those who are denied entry into Mexico should contact Colombian consulates in Mexico City or Cancun for further assistance.

BAL Analysis: Colombian nationals have faced increased scrutiny when traveling to Mexico. Travelers are advised to follow the aforementioned guidance to mitigate complications when entering the country.

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