US To Mexico Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Mexico, but there are restrictions.
Source: US Embassy for Mexico

Mexico: Open for Travel

Travel through the United States land border is restricted
Only essential travel is allowed across the US-Mexico land border.

Details and Exemptions:Examples of non-essential travel include:
Source: US Embassy for Mexico


No quarantine required
Asymptomatic travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Mexico.

Source: US Embassy for Mexico

COVID-19 test not required

No proof of a negative COVID-19 test required for entry
Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Mexico.

Travelers who are connecting through a different country on the way to Mexico should check the testing requirements of the country they are transiting through.

Source: Mexican Government

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public in some cities
Travelers must wear masks in public in some cities. For more information about regional mask requirements, please check the source.

Source: US Embassy for Mexico

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
Travelers must fill out a health questionnaire form. They can fill out an electronic form or a paper form.

The paper form can be found in the international arrivals area at the airport. For the electronic form, travelers need to create an account on the Vuela Seguro Mexico website a maximum of 12 hours before their flight, keep the QR code from the online form, and present it to immigration on arrival in Mexico.

Source: Government of Mexico
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