As a Lithuanian citizen, if you plan to spend your vacations in Mexico, you should know that you are exempt from getting a visa. However, you still need to get a Mexico tourist card (Forma Migratoria Multiple). You can do that once you arrive in the country, but you also have the possibility to apply online before your departure. iVisa can make sure that your request is approved as soon as possible.
In this article, you'll read the answer to some of the frequently asked questions about the Mexican FMM.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Lithuanian passport, do I have to apply for a visa to enter Mexico?
If the FMM is free, why do I have to pay for it?
iVisa works hard to make things simpler for you, that's why by applying online you avoid long rows in the airport that can make you waste time. By paying just a small fee, you're able to enjoy your trip in the best way possible.
What is a Mexico Tourist Card?
A Mexico Tourist Card or FMM ("Forma Migratoria Múltiple"), is a special authorization required to all foreign citizens planning to enter the Mexico border.
How long is the Mexico Tourist Card long for?
Your FMM expires 180 days after arrival, and it grants a Single Entry. You can stay in the country 180 days Total. And remember that it can be used for tourism purposes only.
What are the requirements to apply?
What you need to do first is to check whether or not you have everything necessary for an online application process. However, you will be happy to learn that the list is pretty short. Here is what you need:
- Passport – You cannot apply for a Mexico tourist card unless you have a valid passport. And according to Mexico’s visa policy, this document has to remain its validity for at least 6 months from your arrival.
- Airplane ticket – You only need to get this requirement if you make the trip by air. If you travel by car, you do not need another document that attests your arrival.
- E-mail address – When you apply online for your tourist card, you will receive the document via e-mail in PDF format. As an advice, you should print it out before you leave. Also, just in case you lose your FMM card, or it gets stolen, we recommend that you write down the document’s number.
- Means of payment – When you apply online, you need to be able to make the payment online. iVisa accepts credit or debit cards, but you can also use PayPal.
What are the processing times and prices for a Mexico FMM?
In iVisa you'll find out three great options when it's about prices and processing times, and the one you select will give you the cost of your Mexico tourist card. These are the options you can choose:
Standard processing – your visa application form is processed in 24 hours, and the price is USD 20.00 (all service fees included).
Rush processing – you will get your visa within 4 hours, and the total price for it is USD 40.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option iVisa offers. You will get your FMM in only 30 minutes, and you will have to pay USD 60.00 (all service fees included).
Click here if you feel ready to start your application.
How long does it take to apply for a Mexican FMM?
You need less than 20 minutes to fill in the application form with iVisa.
How is the application form for Lithuanian Citizens?
As soon as you have all of the requirements mentioned above, you can move on and fill in the application form. You should not experience any difficulties in the process, but if you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact iVisa’s customer support. The service is available day and night and it is entirely free of charge.
When you access the application page, you will see that the form you have to complete has three steps:
The first one consists of filling in your personal information. You also have to disclose your means of travel and select a processing time option for your application.
The second step focuses on payment and revision.
In the third step you'll get instructions on how to upload the documents that support your application. After that, you can submit your request, and iVisa will deliver its end of the bargain in the timeframe of your choosing.
Do I need to get a Tourist Card for my kids too?
Yes, totally. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Mexico require a visa, even kids.
Do I need a Tourist Card if I'm just transiting through?
No, you don't have to apply for a Mexican FMM if you stay in the International Transit lounge.
I am traveling by land, what can I do?
If you travel by land, then you have to apply for the Tourist Card too, but this time by land. You can obtain this document by clicking here.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
In case you realize you made a mistake while entering your data online, then please contact our customer service representatives as fast as possible via online chat to help you. Don't forget that modifications are no longer possible if we already submitted your application and you will have to apply again but we will not charge you an extra fee.
How will I know if my Mexican FMM is ready?
We always inform you about the process via e-mail. We will let you know when this document is ready by e-mail as soon as the Mexican Government approves it
Is it safe to use iVisa's services to get my Tourist Card?
Many people often believe that online information can easily leak and put them at risk. However, that is not the case with what we offer. We provide maximum safety for your personal information, and at the same time, we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what many happy customers say about us here.