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Mexico Visa for Palestinian Citizens

 Visit Mexico by Land or Air
The Mayan meaning of “Chich’en Itza” stands for “At the mouth of the well of the Itza”. This well is likely the Sacred Cenote, one of the two huge natural sinkholes located at the site. Itzá is the title of a cultural Maya group that may have been based off the city of Motul de San José close to lake Peten Itza in Guatemala. Itza translates into ‘enchanted waters’ and may pertain to this lagoon. Many Palestinians’ would love to visit this captivating place in Mexico.

They just need a Mexico Tourist Card and a visa to get there. Travelers should be aware that both these papers are completely apart and both are also obligatory to gain entrance into Mexico. Incoming travelers from Palestine must apply for the visa as the initial step of their trip to Mexico.

The Mexico embassy is the place they must communicate with, for the visa. Unlike this, they can apply for a Tourist Card online. They, despite that, be careful while filling their particulars in the online application. In case of faults in the application form, there is a high probability of it getting nullified. After it is processed and prepared, the Mexico Tourist Card is mailed to the applicants on the email ID that they mention in the online form. Otherwise, travelers can also apply for it while on the plane to Mexico or 30 days after reaching Mexico though the online way is most recommended.
Steps to get a Mexico Tourist Card

The Online System for Palestinians

Everything becomes easy when applied for online. It can be understood in the following steps:  

  1. Filling the online form clean and error-free.  
  2. A Palestinian passport number to complete the online process well.   
  3. Documents upload not required.  

After its processing, the Mexico Tourist Card is emailed to the applicant.  It is a good idea to its print copies since they need to carry it to be perused by the officials at the immigration counter of the Mexico airport.

Relevant to Know for Mexico Tourist Card Applicants

Visitors from Palestine must comprehend the following:

  1. They are prohibited to engage in any paid assignments or professional activities while travelling on this Card.
  2. This travel document only permits tourism-driven trips.

Applicants need to state their flight number and airline details when they apply online.
Tourist Card Sample

Fundamental Paperwork for a Mexico Tourist Card

At the time for the online application for a Mexico Tourist Card, travelers must have:      

  1. A Palestinian passport with a validity of 180 days after they arrive in Mexico.  
  2. Printouts or hard copies of the Card, just to be on the safer side. However, it is linked to the traveler’s passport number.

Stepping into Mexico

Prior to flying towards Mexico, travelers must have in their possession the following travel documents:

  • Their Palestinian passport (must be the one used to apply for the visa)
  • Their Mexico Tourist Card
  • Their visa
These documents are seen and validated by the immigration control officers at an international airport in Mexico.

This is Important to Apply for a Mexico Visa

A valid Mexico visa and a Tourist Card are mandatory to visit Mexico, regardless of the objective. The same status is also valid for Palestinians in transit. It is fairly easy to apply for a Mexico visa from any Mexican embassy universally. The time it takes to process a Mexican visa depends on the specific embassy to which you are applying. Some only take about two days to process your visa while others may take up to four weeks. So, it is advisable to set up an appointment for a Mexico visa at least four weeks before you intend to travel.

You have to apply for a Mexico visa at a Mexican embassy in Palestine (or the one nearest to you). The application process is as follows:

  1. Interact with the Mexico embassy to book a meeting
  2. Fill applicant’s details in the Mexico Visa Application Form
  3. Gather the necessary documents
  4. Submit the online application
  5. Pay the visa fees

Applicants can get to know when their visa will be processed from the website of their respective Mexico embassy, or they can speak to the officials there about it. The reason for this is that every embassy has a different system of operation. On one hand, one embassy may take just about 2 business days to process a visa, while in another the processing time may approximate 10 business days. Practically speaking, a few embassies suggest that the applicants fix their appointment at least four weeks before your trip.

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