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Mexico Visa for Mozambican Citizens

 Visit Mexico by Land or Air

Every part of Mexico is unbelievably diverse: Central Mexico houses culture capitals such as the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan and the lively megapolis of Mexico City; the south has the flawless beaches of Quintana Roo, and the north has the arboreal crags of the Sierra Norte immediately after Oaxaca (besides a lot more). All that Mozambicans need to visit this country of marvels are a visa and a Mexico Tourist Card. Applying for the Mexico Tourist Card can be done online, which is the highly prescribed way of applying. This travel document is granted by The National Immigration Institute only for tourism activities. Tourists from Mozambique have to obtain a visa to get into Mexico. To get a visa, they must contact the embassy.

They may be travelling by land or by air, Mozambican citizens would require a Mexico Tourist Card. 2015 witnessed the rollout of the electronic system of application for an ETA or Tourist Card. In this process, the Card is emailed to the applicant. Enthusiastic travelers get a head start while applying online, as it eliminates the effort of visiting an embassy or waiting in queues for an appointment. 


Steps to get a Mexico Tourist Card

Mexico Tourist Card for Citizens from Mozambique

Applying online is easier than one can imagine. These steps will help you understand the ease of the entire process: 

Step 1: Mozambique travelers need to start by filling their particulars in the application form online. After it has been filled, it is better to validate the information entered. 
Step 1: To the applicant’s pleasant surprise, no documents are to be uploaded when applying online. Just a valid passport number is required to bring the filling up process to completion.
Step 3: The final step is to pay the fee, for which a valid credit or a debit card can be used.

After completion of its processing, the Mexico Tourist Card is sent to the email ID mentioned in the form.

Travelers are advised to keep printouts of both sides of this travel document with them on their trip to Mexico. It is among the documents that are seen by the immigration officials at Mexico airport. 

Applicants Must Know This

Visitors must know the following:

  1. Visitors from Mozambique need to have with them printouts of this Card while entering the country through any Mexican airport.
  2. As part of the online process, travelers must enter their flight tickets numbers and airline name in the application form.
  3. The Mexico Tourist Card only allows trips to the country carried out for the purpose of tourism. Travelers are prohibited to indulge in any paid activities like employment or professional services for their entire stay in the country.
Tourist Card Sample

Did You Know This?

Here is another bit of good news; when applying for the Tourist Card, Mozambican citizens are not required to upload any type of document. Here is what they must have in hand: 

  1. A Mozambican passport with a validity of 6 months or 180 days from the date after they arrive in Mexico.
  2. The airlines and ticket details of the traveler’s arrival flight into Mexico.

Formalities When Landing in Mexico

Visitors from Mozambique must have a Mexico Tourist Card, their visa and their valid passport to enter the country. To recap, a visa is required besides the other two documents. These documents must be kept handy while reaching a Mexican airport. These are the travel documents that will be checked and cleared by the immigration authorities on entering Mexico. As far as the passport is concerned, it must be the same one used in the online application and must have six-month validity.

To Apply for a Mexico Visa

Mozambican tourists, or holiday-makers, or explorers or excursionists headed towards Mexico must have a valid Mexico Tourist Visa and a Tourist Card. This is also true for those in transit. You may conveniently apply for a visa from any Mexican embassy across the world. The required time to acquire a Mexican visa is not the same at every Mexico embassy. Usually, they just take around two days to four weeks for visa processing. Therefore, forethought demands scheduling an appointment for a Mexico visa at least weeks before you are inclined to travel.

Plus, applicants from Mozambique can choose to apply for a Mexico visa from a Mexican embassy in their nation of birth (wherever they are present at the time of applying). The application process comprises the following steps:

  1. Communicate with the Mexico embassy to get an appointment
  2. Fill the Mexico Visa Application Form
  3. Assemble and organize essential documents
  4. Submit the application
  5. Pay the visa fee
Go through the webpage of the Mexico embassy from where you apply to see the visa processing time. Additionally, you may also call the embassy to know the time it will take to process your visa since all embassies have different processing schedules. Certain embassies advise applicants to schedule their appointments at least a month before their trip.
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