The Mexican government has expanded a pilot program to expedite entry processes for foreign nationals entering Mexico through airports.

Key Points:

  • Immigration authorities are no longer requiring foreign nationals entering Mexico through any airport for tourism or short-term business purposes to complete the Multiple Immigration Forms (FMM). Previously, the program was only available to those entering through the Guadalajara and Cancun airports
  • Instead of requiring the FMM, immigration authorities are stamping foreign nationals’ passports, indicating their length of legal stay within the stamp.

BAL Analysis: The Mexican government has implemented the program for expedited entry with the goal of streamlining the entry process for foreign nationals traveling for tourism or short-term business purposes.

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