The Ghanaian citizens who plan to spend their vacation in Mexico must first apply for a Mexico tourist card (Forma Migratoria Multiple), and while you can get it on the plane or at arrival, iVisa gives you the possibility to acquire it online before departure. If you use the online application system, the card can be yours as fast as possible.
However, if you're from Ghana, you also need a Tourist Visa to travel to this country, so you'll have to go to an Embassy to receive it. iVisa simplifies you part of the process by offering you the Tourist Card, but you still have to apply for your Tourist Visa separately.
To learn more about the whole process with your Ghanaian passport, iVisa has brought you this useful article so you can get all the requirements properly.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I'm from Ghana, do I need to acquire a visa to travel to Mexico?
Yes, you do. Ghana is one of the countries that require a Tourist Card and a Visa to enter Mexico.
How long can Ghanaian citizens stay in the country of Mexico with a Tourist Card?
The Mexico Tourist Card, also known as FMM, allows Ghanaian Citizens to stay in the country for 180 days in Total.
What are the Requirements for the Citizens of Ghana?
Before you begin the online application process, you need to check if you have everything required. The list is not very long. What you need is as follows:
Valid passport – before applying online for a Tourist card, ensure that your passport maintains valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Mexico.
Flight ticket – if you plan to travel to Mexico by air, you'll need to give a flight number.
E-mail address – provide a valid email because your Tourist Card will arrive via e-mail in PDF format. Write down your the FMM number and print it out.
Payment – we offer you 3 types of payment: credit/debit card and PayPal.
Can I get my Mexico Tourist Card with iVisa?
Yes, you surely can. We always offer a professional service to issue electronic visas, and we've been doing it for more than 6 years and counting.
What are the processing times and also the cost for FMM if I'm from Ghana?
As far as that is concerned, you are given three choices, and the option you select determines the cost of your Mexico tourist card. You can opt for one of the following:
Standard processing – we process your visa request within 24 hours, and you will have to pay USD 20.00.
Rush processing – if you select this processing time, your Tourist Card will be within 4 hours, and the total amount is USD 40.00.
Super Rush processing – this is a quickly way to obtain your visa in 30 minutes, and the total price is USD 60.00.
Bear in mind that the prices above apply when you travel by air. On the other hand, you'll have to pay $29 for each processing time, only if you want to travel by land.
How can I apply for a Mexico FMM with my Ghanaian Passport?
After all requirements are met, you can go ahead and fill in the application form. You should spend about 20 minutes completing the task, but if you need any help, keep in mind that iVisa’s customer support service is available 24/7 and free of charge.
The form created by iVisa is made of three easy steps.
The first one just requires you to give iVisa general information about yourself and your trip, mention your means of travel, but you also get to choose a processing time for your application.
Moving on to step number two, this is the moment when you have to make the payment and review your form. It is essential that the information you submit is error-free. Otherwise, your tourist card will be invalid, and you have to repeat the process.
Last but not least, the third step requires you to upload your application’s supporting documentation. When you are done, submit your request, and iVisa will handle everything else that follows.
What should I do once I finish my whole application form for my FMM?
Once you complete the entire application process, you'll receive the e-Visa via email depending on the processing time you selected first. As you might have realized, you don't need to deal with any Mexican embassy to proceed with this. We do it for you so you can save a lot of time.
How many entries do I have with the Mexican FMM?
If you're a Ghanaian citizen, you can have your FMM with a Single Entry, it means that you can enter this country for just one time.
How will I realize when my FMM is ready to use?
Don't stress out about this! We will inform you through e-mail. So as long as you give us a valid e-mail address, you'll always get easily updated.
What should I do if I travel by car?
In that case, you should apply for Tourist Card by Land. It has an additional cost compared to the FMM by air.
Can I apply for relatives/friends if they're from Mexico like me?
If your friends or your family members are from Ghana or another country that has a FMM available, so you can apply for them. But always remember to gather all the required documents.
And also keep in mind that if you'll apply for only one person, you can do it here by entering their personal data.
If you have to apply for more than just one applicant, then you can do it by selecting ‘Add new applicant’ in the form.
I still need to solve some questions, where can I find more info about Mexican FMM?
Don't worry if you still have some questions and certain doubts about Mexico FMM, that's completely normal. In that case, you have two options:
First, you can contact our operators here.
Besides, you can just enter the Mexico FMM page to check other FAQs that might completely work for you.
As you have already read, getting a Mexican FMM for the citizens of Ghana is basically a piece of cake. iVisa does the hard work by handling the bureaucracy, so take advantage of it and don't worry about papers, start planning peacefully now!