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 a visa to enter 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 Mexico with a Tourist Card?
The Mexico Tourist Card, also known as FMM, allows Ghanaian Citizens to stay in the country for 180 days 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, and chances are that you already have some of the items on it. What you need is as follows:
Valid passport – when you apply online for a Tourist card, you must have at hand a valid passport. Moreover, the travel document in question has to maintain its validity for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Mexico.
Airplane ticket – this requirement applies only if you travel to Mexico by air. It is essential to provide a flight number. When you take the trip by car, no substitute document is needed.
E-mail address – as a result of the online application process, your Tourist Card arrives via e-mail in PDF format. You need to print it out before departure. Also, we suggest that you write down the FMM number just in case your Tourist Card is lost or stolen.
Means of payment – an online application process also requires a method of payment that allows you to pay online. iVisa accepts multiple such methods. You can use a credit or debit card, but we also take 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 – this is the slowest option you have at hand. It is also the cheapest. Your application is processed within 24 hours, and the fee is just USD 20.00
- Rush processing – if you choose this option, you receive your [Tourist Card]/apply-online/mexico?nationality=GH) 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 expensive. The Tourist Card is approved in 30 minutes, but you have to pay USD 60.00 for it.
Bear in mind that the fees above apply when you travel by air. If you choose to travel by land, you will spend an additional $29 for each processing time.
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 e-mail according to the processing time you selected first. As you might have realized, you don't have 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 does the Mexican FMM allow to Ghana?
If you're a Ghanaian citizen, you can have your FMM with a Single Entry, so 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 an e-mail. So as long as you give us a valid e-mail adress, 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, which has an additional cost compared to the FMM by air.
Can I apply for family or friends if they're from Mexico tolike me?
If your friends or your family members are from Ghana or other country that has a FMM available, then you can apply for them. But always remember that in order to proceed properly their tourist cards, you must have all their required documents.
And also keep in mind that if you're are applying for just one friend or one family member, you can do it here by entering their personal information.
If you have to apply for more than just one person, then you can do it by selecting ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form.
I still need to solve some questions, where can I read more information 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:
You can contact our customer center here and receive a personalized attention.
Or you can just enter the Mexico FMM page to check other FAQs that could completely work for you.
As you have already read, getting a Mexican FMM for the citizens of Ghana is basically 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!