iVisa | Updated on Feb 14, 2020

Many nationalities are exempt from getting a visa when traveling to Mexico for tourism purposes, and the citizens of Malaysia are among them. Nevertheless, you still need to obtain a Mexico tourist card.

You have the option of filling in an application on the plane, or you can get it on arrival. However, using the services rendered by iVisa means that you can apply for the card online before departure and have it in just 30 minutes.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a Malaysian passport, do I need a visa to visit Mexico?

Not exactly, but Malaysians are required to have a Tourist Card to enter Mexico. You can check requirements here.

If visa cost is zero, why do I need to pay?

Apply ahead and avoid wasting hours lining in the airport waiting to complete the process to get your Tourist Card can be an uncomfortable moment and can make you waste time you can use on your trip. Applying online with iVisa will make the process easier and more comfortable since you can apply from your house.

What is the Mexico Tourist Card?

A Mexico Tourist Card is a tourist document required for all foreign citizen travelers to Mexico who will not be engaged in any type of remunerated work.

How long can visitors stay in Mexico with a Tourist Card?

The Tourist Card allows a maximum stay of 180 days in Total for a Single Entry.

This Card also has a validity of 180 days after arrival.

What are the documents required to apply?

We require the following to submit your application:

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity.

  • Airplane ticket (Air Arrival - including the Flight number).

  • Credit/Debit card or Paypal account for the payment.

  • Valid e-mail Address

What are the processing times and prices?

With iVisa, applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time and this will determine the price. The three options are:

  • Standard processing – most people go for this option because it is the cheapest. You receive your Mexico tourist card in 24 hours, and you are charged USD 20.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – the in-between option delivers your tourist card in 4 hours. Obviously, this option is more expensive. You must pay USD 40.00 (service fees included).

  • Super Rush processing – this time, your application is processed within 30 minutes, but you will be charged USD 60.00 (service fees included).

Click here to start your application.

How does the Mexico Tourist Card work?

In 2015, the National Immigration Institute (INM) introduced the Tourist Card. According to the Forma Migratoria Múltiple, it is an admission document issued to vacationing visitors of certain nationalities. It is also popularly known as a tourist visa, even though it is not officially a visa. Applicants will receive their Tourist Card via email after filling the application form.

iVisa offers this service because many of our clients have had issues with long lines at the airport. Our service will help you avoid the queue.

Also, obtaining this card means you don’t have to fill the form aboard the plane or when you arrive at an airport in Mexico. To summarize, getting this card in advance could save you time, but please is not obligatory and carries a service fee.

How long does it take to apply for a Mexico Tourist Card?

Less than 10 minutes.

How can I apply for a Mexico Tourist Card?

The application process has only three steps:

  1. The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.

  2. The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.

  3. The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.

Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your Card to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

What happens after I have applied?

Once the application is done, you will receive the Tourist Card by email in PDF format. No need to deal with the embassy.

I am arriving by car, can I use this Tourist card?

You must apply for the Tourist Card (Land) if you are planning on arriving in Mexico by car, which you can obtain by clicking here.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.

If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Tourist Card?

Many people think that online information leaks and that their info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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