Mexico (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: No tests required
Quarantine Required: No
Quarantine Details: Quarantine not required

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 19.06.2020
A completed “Cuestionario de identificacion de factores de riesgo en viajeros” must be presented to immigration upon arrival. The form can be found at .


Detailed Tourist Information

Mexico is open for travelers, however border with US is closed closed to all non-essential traffic until 21 March, and flights amount is reduced.

All arrivals must complete a health declaration before arrival.

Lockdown Details

Mexico’s government has announced a nationwide lifting of coronavirus social distancing measures — with the exception of areas marked as red zones.

A government map ( shows nearly the entire country marked in red. While in a red zone, people should remain at home wherever possible, and particularly the over 60s, those with underlying medical conditions, and pregnant women.

Under red phase: Only the essential activities will operate.

Under orange phase: Non-essential activities and public gatherings may resume but at a small scale. Vulnerable workers, such as pregnant women, older adults and people with a compromised immune system, may return to work but should be given maximum protection.

Under yellow phase: Non-essential activities may resume at a normal rate without any kind of restriction. Public gatherings will only have minor restrictions. Restaurants, churches, movie theaters, and museums may reopen.

Under green phase: Classes may resume. Every aspect of the everyday life will return to normal.

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