Traveling Through Mexico Without a Visa
Foreign passengers who are in transit do not go through immigration in Mexico City.
Passengers without a Mexican visa who are traveling to a third country and changing planes in Mexico City will be required to pay a fee of $ 25 USD ($ 50 USD round trip) when checking in at airports outside of Mexico.
- Connection time in Mexico City cannot exceed 24 hours from arrival in Mexico City.
- Flights from Mexico City must be nonstop, without intermediate stops within Mexican territory. Mexican authorities do not allow double transit without a visa, with exceptions granted to citizens of Peru and Brazil with an origin or final destination in Asia. (Special privileges also apply to the following flights: Monterrey - Las Vegas, Hermosillo – Phoenix, San Jose del Cabo – San Diego and Tijuana – Narita).
- When boarding flights at any international airport in Mexico, passports and/or travel documents will be collected by Aeromexico ground personnel and turned over to the captain of the flight crew.
- When passengers deplane in Mexico City, documents will be turned over to National Immigration Service personnel. Passengers will be escorted to the transit hall of the Mexico City International Airport by an agent of the National Immigration Service, and will remain there until boarding time for their connecting flight. Passports and/or travel documents will be returned upon boarding the connecting flight.