- 1 Can you still go to Mexico without a passport?
- 2 Can you use a birth certificate to go to Mexico?
- 3 Can you cross the Mexican border with a birth certificate?
- 4 What kind of ID do you need to go to Mexico?
- 5 Can I go to Mexico with a real ID?
- 6 Can you cross the border with a driver’s license?
- 7 What documents do I need to travel to Mexico by air?
- 8 Can I cross the border without my passport?
- 9 Do I need a passport to go to Cancun?
- 10 Can I reenter the US with my birth certificate?
- 11 Can I go to Tijuana with just a driver’s license?
- 12 Can I cross the border with a copy of my birth certificate?
- 13 Where can you travel without a passport?
- 14 Is it dangerous to drive to Mexico?
Can you still go to Mexico without a passport?
The Mexican government may not let U.S. citizens who are driving or walking to Mexico enter the country at land border crossings if they do not have a U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card.
Can you use a birth certificate to go to Mexico?
Children under the age of 16 traveling to and from Mexico by land or by sea can use their birth certificates, certificates of citizenship, or naturalization certificates to re-enter the country. However, children of any age traveling by air to and from Mexico must have a passport book.
Can you cross the Mexican border with a birth certificate?
U.S. citizen children under age 16 arriving by land from Canada or Mexico may present an original or certified copy of his or her birth certificate, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or Certificate of Citizenship.
What kind of ID do you need to go to Mexico?
Travelers must have a valid passport to go to Mexico. Other acceptable documents include a passport card (cannot be used for air travel) or a green card.
Can I go to Mexico with a real ID?
No. REAL ID cards cannot be used for border crossings into Canada, Mexico or other international travel.
Can you cross the border with a driver’s license?
Enhanced Driver’s License / Enhanced Identification Card. Enhanced Driver’s Licenses or Enhanced Identification Cards (known as EDLs) are documents that can be used instead of a passport for purposes of cross–border travel into the USA at land and water ports of entry.
What documents do I need to travel to Mexico by air?
The government of Mexico requires current proof of citizenship, a photo ID, and a valid passport for entry into Mexico. or you might be denied entry into Mexico, even for shorter visits! You will need an FMT (Mexican Visitor’s Permit), which is valid for up to 6 months.
Can I cross the border without my passport?
American Citizens: A passport is not required but is strongly recommended. Alternatively, you will need other documentation that shows proof of American citizenship such as a birth certificate, a certificate of citizenship or naturalization or a Certificate of Indian Status, plus a photo ID.
Do I need a passport to go to Cancun?
All Americans traveling to Cancun must have a valid U.S. passport when flying into Mexico, available through the U.S. State Department (travel.state.gov). A passport or passport card is accepted for travelers driving from the United States to Cancun or for those arriving by cruise ship or other watercraft.
Can I reenter the US with my birth certificate?
U.S. citizens under age 16 may present a birth certificate or alternative proof of citizenship when entering by land or sea. All travelers must have a passport book for international air travel. Please note that hospital-issued birth certificates, voter registration cards, and affidavits cannot be used.
Can I go to Tijuana with just a driver’s license?
Americans traveling to Mexico must present a valid U.S. passport. Those traveling by sea can present a passport card and valid driver’s license to gain entrance back into the U.S. However, travelers should check with their selected destination if these documents will be accepted.
Can I cross the border with a copy of my birth certificate?
Children: U.S. citizen children ages 15 and under arriving by land or sea from a contiguous territory (Canada or Mexico) may present an original or copy of his or her birth certificate (issued by the Vital Records Department in the state where he or she was born), a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or a Naturalization
Where can you travel without a passport?
Five exotic places you can go without a U.S. passport
- Puerto Rico. The island of Puerto Rico (officially an unincorporated territory of the United States) has long been a favorite of travelers from the contiguous 48.
- United States Virgin Islands. The U.S. Virgin Islands lie mere minutes away from Puerto Rico by plane.
- Northern Mariana Islands.
- American Samoa.
Is it dangerous to drive to Mexico?
Driving in Mexico, in general, is perfectly safe and like I mentioned above, is one of the best ways to see the country. A few tips I stick to when driving in Mexico are to avoid driving at night. If you are traveling between cities or other rural areas, stick to the daytime.