According to Mexico’s visa policy, the citizens of Indonesia cannot travel to Mexico for tourism or business purposes unless they obtain a visa in advance. You can get that at the nearest Mexican embassy, but there's a better option for you.
You can have a Mexico tourist card, otherwise known as a Forma Migratoria Multiple completely online. You can even have it on the plane or on arrival, but if you use the services provided by Visa, you can purchase the FMM card online before departure quickly.
Do you want to learn more about it? Then we invite you to keep reading.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I'm from Indonesia, do I need a visa to enter Mexico?
Yes, you do need a visa if you're planning to travel to Mexico, or you can simply get a Tourist Card if you know you won't get a paid work. In this last case, don't get stress about it, you can have one online.
What is a Mexican FMM or Mexican Tourist Card?
A Mexico Tourist Card or FMM ("Forma Migratoria Múltiple," previously referred to as an FMT), is a well-known document that's required for certain citizens who want to enter Mexico. This is a must if you plan to enter the country and you're one of the countries who can apply for it.
What are the requirements for the citizens of Indonesia?
You will be pleased to learn that the list of requirements for an FMM card is not extensive, and chances are that you already have some (if not all) of the items on it.
This is the first things to consider before applying:
Legal Guardian 1 Passport Page Scan (if applicable) Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable)
Legal Guardian 1 Passport Page Scan (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan (if applicable)
And this is the list of the things you mostly need for the online application process:
- Passport – to acquire a Mexico tourist card, you need to have a passport. Moreover, Mexico's visa policy states that the passport has to remain valid for at least another 6 months from your arrival in Mexico.
- Airline ticket – iVisa is interested in the flight number. Keep in mind that you must fulfill this requirement only if you choose to travel by air.
- E-mail address – when you complete an online application process, the FMM card arrives via e-mail in PDF format. Remember to print out at least one physical copy before departure. At the same time, we suggest that you write down the number of your tourist card just in case it gets lost or stolen.
- Means of payment – you will be happy to learn that iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment. You can either use a credit or a debit card, but you can also pay using PayPal.
Is it possible to get my Mexico Tourist Card with iVisa?
Yes, it is for sure. We always work hard to provide a professional service to issue electronic visas, and we've been doing it for at least 6 years and still counting.
What are the prices and how long do I have to wait to get the FMM?
The total price of your document depends on the type of FMM and also how fast you require it. Both decisions will influence the cost of your Mexico tourist card. Regarding the processing, here is what you can choose from:
- Standard processing – Most people go for this option because it is the most affordable for any pocket. You only have to pay USD 20.00, and your application is processed 24 hours.
- Rush processing – for things to move a bit faster, you can choose this option, and your Mexico tourist card will arrive within 4 hours. The fee, however, is USD 40.00.
- Super Rush processing – this is the fastest option you can select. It is the most expensive too. Your application is processed within just 30 minutes, and you will be charged USD 60.00.
In case you plan to enter Mexico by car, you will have to pay more. An extra USD 29.00, to be more precise. As a result, you will be charged $49, $69, and $89 respectively for each processing option.
How can I apply for this Mexican document?
Now that you know what you need, we will provide a brief description of the application form so that you know what to expect. But first of all, remember that iVisa’s customer support is available for you 24/7 and entirely free of charge. The service can be reached via online chat or phone.
The application form created by iVisa consists of three steps explained next:
The first one is based in general information, but it also requires you to make a choice of processing time for your application and means of travel.
When you reach the second step, you have to make the payment and review your form so that it does not include any errors.
The third and last step is reserved for supporting documents. iVisa will want you to upload them. When you finish all three steps, you can submit your application, and iVisa will handle the rest.
The bottom line is that the citizens of Indonesia enjoy a short and smooth application process when getting a Mexico tourist card online and after that there's no more stress about paperwork.
What am I supposed to do once I complete the whole application form for my FMM?
As soon as you complete the online application process, you'll receive the Mexican FMM through an e-mail according to the processing time you selected first. As you might have seen with this information, you don't to deal with any Mexican embassy at all. We do all the hard part for you.
How many entries does the Mexican FMM allow to Indonesian Citizens?
If you're an Indonesian citizen, you can have your Tourist Card with a Single Entry. This means you can enter this country just once.
How will I realize when my Mexican Tourist Card is ready to use?
You don't have to worry about about this! We will inform you via e-mail. So as long as you ensure that you gave us a valid e-mail, you'll always get easily notified.
What if I travel by car?
In that situation, you should apply for Tourist Card by Land, which has an extra cost if you compare it to the FMM by air.
How does the Mexican Tourist Card Look Like?
This is a sample of the document:
Is it possible to apply for my family or friends?
Yes, it is, as long as the people who you are applying for are from Indonesia or other country that has a FMM available. Just don't forget that in order to proceed sucessfully their tourist FMM, you should have all of their required documents.
In case you're are applying for just one friend or one family member, you can do it here.
And if you need to apply for more than one person, then you can do it by selecting ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form.
I still need to asnwer some other questions, where can I read more information about the FMM?
Don't stress out if you still have some questions and other doubts about the Mexican FMM, that's completely normal. For that help, in iVisa we show you two options:
First, you can contact our customer center here and receive a more personalized attention.
Or secondly, you can enter the Mexico FMM page to check other FAQs that could be very useful.
As you have already seen and detailed, getting a Mexican FMM for the citizens of Indonesia is just a piece of cake. iVisa does the difficult work by handling the bureaucracy, so take advantage of it and don't worry about papers anymore!