The citizens of Brazil, like many other nationalities, are exempt from getting a visa when planning a trip to Mexico for tourist reasons. Nevertheless, you are still required to purchase a Mexico tourist card. You can do that on the plane or when you arrive in Mexico, but we recommend the online application process. With iVisa, you can have the card approved as fast as you need.
But since you probably have some doubts about it, we will answer you some of the most frequent questions.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Brazilian Citizens have to obtain a Visa to enter Mexico?
What Brazilian Citizens need is simply a Tourist Card or FMM.
What is a Tourist Card for Brazilians?
It is a special document that gives you the proper authorization to visit Mexico legally. Also, it is simple to get it, especially when applying online.
How long can Brazilian citizens remain in Mexico with a Tourist Card?
Citizens of Brazil can stay for 180 days in Total while they have the Tourist Card.
What kind of Tourist Cards are there for Brazilians?
There's just one, The Forma Migratoria Múltiple (FMM), however, you need to choose if you will travel by air or land. Keep in mind that if you plan to travel by car, it will cost more than if you apply for a Tourist Card by plane.
What are the requisites for Brazilian citizens?
If there is one thing you do not have to worry about is the list of requirements for an online Mexico tourist card. The list is concise, and chances are that you already have everything on it. Here is the short list:
Valid passport – apply online for a Tourist card only if your travel document remains valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Mexico.
Airplane ticket – you'll need this requirement only if you visit Mexico by air. It is essential to give a flight number.
E-mail address – as a result of the online application process, your FMM Card arrives via e-mail in PDF format. Print it out before departure. Also, we suggest that you note down the FMM number in case something happens.
Means of payment – you'll have to pay with a credit/debit card, or if you have a PayPal account, you can use it, too.
To keep it simple, here's the list of the few documents that have major importance before applying:
Legal Guardian 1 Passport Page Scan (if applicable) Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable) Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. (if applicable)
Legal Guardian 1 Passport Page Scan (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. (if applicable)
How much time do I need to apply?
You'll be ready to get your FMM in less than 20 minutes.
How is the application form for Brazilians?
We will provide a short description of the application form so that you know what to expect during the process. Just remember that iVisa provides non-stop customer support should you need some help or have some questions. The service does not charge.
The form you are asked to fill in consists of three steps:
The first one focuses on personal information, means of travel, and processing time. As for the latter, you need to choose a processing timeframe for your application. It will determine the cost of your Mexico tourist card. We will give you different variations later.
Moving on to step number two, this is the point at which you have to handle the payment and review your form so that it does not contain any mistakes. A simple error such as a typo can invalidate your tourist card.
Finally, the third step is reserved for supporting documents. You will be asked to upload them. After you do that, you can click on the submit button, and iVisa will handle everything else that follows.
May I know the fees and also the procedure options for the FMM if I am Brazilian?
If you want to know the exact amount of your Tourist Card, you need to determine your means of travel to Mexico and the processing time. Look at the options:
Standard processing – this is the most affordable option you have at hand. You will get your travel authorization in 24 hours, and the total amount is USD 20.00.
Rush processing – if you choose this option, you receive your Tourist Card in just 4 hours, but as you can imagine, the fee goes a bit higher. You will be charged USD 40.00.
Super Rush processing – as the fastest available option, this is the most costly. Your Tourist Card will be delivered in 30 minutes, and the fee is USD 60.00.
Note that the amounts above are valid only if you want to travel by air. In case you plan travel by car, you will need to add USD 29.00 for each procedure.
As a Brazilian citizen, you may not need a Mexico visa, but you do need a Mexico tourist card. Let iVisa assist you with that.
What am I supposed to do as soon as I finish my application?
In that case, you will obtain the FMM through email depending on the procedure time you chose before. Don't worry, you do not need to deal with a Mexican embassy, you're free of that.
How many times does the Mexican FMM allow me to enter Mexico?
This FMM Card provides you a Single Entry, so this means you can enter just once.
What can I do if I travel by car?
If your mean of transportation is a car or bus, then you must apply for a Tourist Card by Land, which has an extra cost of USD 29.00.
Is it possible to apply for my relatives or folks?
Yes, it's possible. You just need to be sure that they have all the prerequisites asked before. Remind that this is important in order to proceed properly with their tourist cards.
Also, consider that if you're are applying for one friend or one family member, you can apply here by having in their personal information.
In case of just adding one applicant, then you can do it only selecting ‘Add new applicant’ in the formulary.
Do my kids need to acquire a Tourist Card?
Sure. You must apply for them separately.
Where can I read more information about Mexican Tourist Card?
Start your journey to Mexico by applying online with us and forget about paperwork!