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Electronic Travel Authorization for Russians | Mexico Entry

Mexico, a favorite destination for North Americans since quite some time, is now becoming more and more popular among tourists all over the world. Russian citizens, who have been patiently waiting for a chance to take a flight to this country of inestimable tourist spots, can now make their dream a reality.
The Mexico ETA (Electronic Authorization System) for Russians has made visiting the country an even more pleasurable experience.

The ETA, also known as the SAE in Spanish, replaces the conventional visa but functions like it. This travel document is a must for Russians to gain legal entry into the territory of Mexico.

Current Visa Policy for Russians Traveling to Mexico

At the moment, all that is needed for Russians is to fill out the online ETA form. As long as their visit doesnt exceed 30 days, a consular visa will not be required.

What Russian Citizens Must Know When Applying for a Mexico ETA

Travelers from Russia are eligible for an ETA for Mexico if their visit is limited to the objective of tourism, business, medical grounds, or if they are students or are in the midst of their travel to a different destination.

This excludes all travel related to professional or employment purposes.

What Documents Will Russians Need

Document upload is not necessary when applying for the ETA for Mexico. However, a valid passport number from Russia will be needed.

No document upload is required.

Keep in mind the Russian passport needs to be valid for at least six months after arrival in Mexico.

How Does the Process Work for Russians

The online technique eliminates the exhaustive process of getting a visa to Mexico.

Just like for other foreigners, the entire process of getting a Mexico ETA for Russian citizens is also done completely online.  

Being online, this process is much faster and travel enthusiasts can apply for the document from any geography, as long as they have a computer with an internet connection.

They do not have to go to an embassy to obtain this travel document. This three-step process is as follows:

Filling the Application Form: Since this process is completely online, Russian citizens need to initiate it online by filling the Mexico ETA application.

They must fill in all the asked details accurately as per the requirement. It is foresight to check and validate the information that has been filled in so that there is no scope for error.

Fee Remittance: After filling in the form, Russian applicants are required to pay the fee. This necessitates having a credit or debit card to complete the step.

Obtain the ETA: After the application is cleared by the back-office processes, it is just a matter of a few days when citizens from Russia will receive their travel confirmation on their email ids.

The travelers get their ETAs on their emails. There is no need to print or present any documents as ETA is stored electronically against the passport of the Russian visitor.

Easy to Do Instructions After Arriving in Mexico

Just like all other entrants into Mexico, Russian travelers must present their passports to the immigration authorities after entering Mexico.

After completion of the immigration process, Russians will be allowed to enter the country and explore its picturesque offerings.
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