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How to obtain a Mexico tourist card online

How to obtain a Mexico tourist card online
| Updated on Feb 09, 2019

While you can get a tourist card for Mexico from the airline you travel with or at the airport when you land, more and more people choose to apply for a Mexico tourist card online. The reasons are obvious. When you get the card before your departure, you gain peace of mind because you do not have to think about anything else other than your vacation. It is true that you must spend some money, but we believe that the benefits exceed the cost.

To apply for a Mexico tourist card online is more accessible than you would think. iVisa makes sure of that every single day. The process is entirely online, and your effort is minimal. First, you need to make sure that you have everything you need at hand. You do not want to be halfway through the process and go looking for something you need, do you? Here is what you must provide:

  • Valid passport – a Mexico Tourist Card application process cannot happen without a passport. Plus, the document needs to remain valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Mexico. Check its expiry date before you apply.

  • Airplane ticket – this requirement is valid only if you travel by air. If you choose to travel by land, you can ignore this condition.

  • Method of payment – the Mexico tourist card application process is entirely online, which means it makes sense for the payment to be made online as well. You can use a credit or a debit card, but iVisa accepts PayPal, Alipay, and WeChat as well.

  • E-mail address – iVisa will send you the tourist card via e-mail in PDF format. Do not forget to print at least one physical copy before departure.

Processing time and cost

We wish to be honest with you and tell you that if you fill your form on the plane, the Mexico tourist card is free. We offer a service, and you will be charged for our implication in the application process. The cost you need to cover depends on what type of visa you need and how fast you want it. When it comes to processing, iVisa gives you three options:

  • Standard processing – your application is processed within 24 hours, and you are charged $20.

  • Rush processing – it only takes 2 hours for your Mexico tourist card to be ready, and you must pay $40.

  • Super Rush processing – this is the fastest and most expensive option. Your application is processed within just 30 minutes, but you need to pay $60.

Concerning the visa type, you need to choose between Mexico tourist card by air or Mexico tourist card by land. There is no processing time difference between the two, but the latter is more expensive. You must pay $49, $69, and $89 respectively.

The online application form

Let’s not forget that even when you apply for a Mexico tourist card online you still need to fill in a form. But that should come easy for you, and if it does not, iVisa’s customer support service is at your disposal.

The form has three steps. The first one asks for your general information, passport info, and some details about your trip. At this point, you must select a visa type and a processing time as well. The second step requires you to make the payment and revise your application form, while the third wants you to upload the supporting documentation for your application. When you are done, submit your application, and that is it. Your efforts end there.

All things considered, it is simple to obtain a Mexico tourist card online when you use iVisa as your visa service. Everything happens online, and your efforts are close to non-existent.

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