If you would like to get a Mexico tourist visa, you need to apply for a Mexico short term visa. You can also apply for this visa if you would like to realize any trip which is less than 180 days. Purposes of your visit also can be visiting friends, business trips, and other non-permanent reasons.
Even if you don't need a visa to enter Mexico, but intend to stay in Mexico longer than 180 days, you need to apply for a Mexico Resident Permit. Resident permit grants you the opportunity to enter the country as a potential resident and apply for residency. It is a single-entry visa that is valid for six months.
The requirements for obtaining a visa to Mexico depend on the type of visa and the country you are applying from. However, there are essential documents that need to be presented regardless the type of visa:
You can check the list of documents for each type of visa for Mexico on our website, in “Visa Policy” section.
Holders of valid USA, UK, Canada, Japan and multiple Schengen visas, or holders of permanent residence of USA, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Schengen, Pacific Alliance (Colombia, Peru, Chile) do not need a visa to stay in Mexico for less than 180 days. However, other nationalities need to obtain a visa before coming to Mexico.
You will apply to the visa application center/embassy in your country to get a visa to Mexico. If you don't have a required institution in your country, you need to approach the visa application centre/embassy in your region.