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Travel documents and requirements by country

Before you take off, get ready the right way. Here, you will find the latest information on travel documents and requirements according to your destination.

Travel requirements by country

Below you may find information about the required documents depending on your destination. 

You may also use the IATA search tool to learn more about the requirements by nationality. 

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Travel documents

Flights within Mexico

Mexicans must present a valid and original photo ID (photocopied and digital documents are not accepted)

■ Valid IFE/INE
■ Passport
■ Professional license
■ IMSS or ISSSTE card
■ INAPAM card
■ Driving license
■ Mexican military service card

Foreigners must present a valid and original photo ID (photocopied and digital documents are not accepted)

■ Passport
■ Residency
■ Another official photo ID

Minors may present any of the following:

■ Birth certificate
■ Passport

Photocopied and digital documents are not accepted.

Flights to Mexico

All passengers must present a valid passport and visa if applicable.

Check out the full list of countries that do not require a visa

See the list of countries whose citizens need a visa to enter the country.

Foreigners must also present the Multiple Immigration Form, a.k.a tourist card or tourist permit, and your return ticket. We recommend you carry printed proof of your stay in Mexico. 

Important information for Venezuelan citizens

You must present a valid visa and proof of your return ticket.

Important information for Colombian citizens

You must fill out an electronic precheck with personal and immigration information to enter Mexico. 

Learn more on how to do the precheck

After completing your precheck, the system will send you a QR code and the FFM form to your email. You must save both documents, print and present them at the airport of origin.

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months.

Important information for Peruvian citizens

Please consult these recommendations before your trip to Mexico to avoid inconveniences and enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

DNR Payment

If you are a foreigner, remember that you must pay the DNR tax or Right of Visitor without permission to undertake lucrative activities or paid employment, as requested by the Mexican government.

If you are Mexican living abroad, you may present any of the following Mexican accreditation documents to be exempt from paying the DNR:

■ Citizen identification card
■ Certified copy of your birth certificate
■ Consular registration
■ Letter of naturalization
■ Certificate of Mexican nationality
■ INE

Documents needed to enter the US

U.S. citizens

■ Valid passport

Lawful permanent resident

■ Valid passport
■ Green Card

Foreigners

■ Valid passport
■ Visa (except countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program)

Documents needed to enter Costa Rica

Citizens

■ Valid passport

Permanent or temporary residents

Valid passport

■ Immigration Identification Document for Foreigners (DIMEX)

Foreigners

■ Valid passport

■ A return ticket

■ Sufficient means of subsistence

■ Proof of accommodation (hotel booking or address of a place to stay)

■ Visa (depending on your nationality)

Mexicans, U.S. Citizens, Salvadorans, and Guatemalans do not need a visa. 

For other nationalities, check out the official information about visas

Important information for Venezuelan citizens

You must present a valid visa and your return ticket to enter the country.

Important information for Colombian, Nicaraguan, and Cuban citizens

You must provide the following:

■ Colombians and Nicaraguans: a passport with a minimum validity of 3 months.

■ Cubans: a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.

■ Consular visa

■ Return ticket

Connecting flights: citizens of Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Cuba with connecting flights in Costa Rica must present a transit visa.

Important information for Guatemalan and Honduran citizens

You must present a passport with a minimum validity of 3 months.

Documents needed to enter El Salvador

Citizens

■ Valid passport

■ Customs declaration

Foreigners

■ Valid passport (at least six months of validity)

■ Customs declaration

■ Visa (depending on your nationality)

Mexicans, U.S. citizens, Costa Ricans, Guatemalans, and Colombians do not need a visa.

For other nationalities, check out the official information about visas.

Documents required to enter Guatemala

Citizens

■ Valid passport

■ Immigration form

Residents with a stamped visa

■ Valid passport

■ Valid resident visa

■ Immigration form

Residents without a stamped visa or with an expired visa

■ Valid passport

■ Valid personal identification document, foreigner resident (DPI)

■ Immigration form

Foreigners

■ Valid passport

■ Immigration form

■ Visa (depending on your nationality)

Mexicans, U.S. citizens, Costa Ricans, Salvadorans, and Colombians, do not need a visa.

For other nationalities, check out the official information about visas.

Documents required to enter Colombia

Colombians and residents

■ Valid passport

■ Residency (if it applies)

■ Check-Mig form. You must fill out the online form between 48 hours and 1 hour before your flight and present the confirmation email to the customs officer.

Foreigners

■ Valid passport (minimum validity of 90 days)

■ Check-Mig form. You must fill out the online form between 48 hours and 1 hour before your flight and present the confirmation email to the customs officer.

■ Return ticket (preferably airline ticket)

■ Visa (depending on your nationality)

Mexicans, U.S. citizens, Costa Ricans, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and Venezuelans do not need a visa.

For other nationalities, check out the official information about visas.

Documents required to enter Honduras

All passengers, including Honduran citizens, must present a valid passport.

Customs form:

Since March 27, 2023, the customs form must be filled out online, and you can do it up to 3 days before your trip. Save the confirmation message to present upon your arrival at the airport.

Immigration form:

All passengers must fill out the pre-check form online.

Documents required to enter Peru

Peruvians and residents

■  Valid Passport*
■  Valid residency (if it applies)

*Peruvian citizens may present an expired passport to enter the country 

 

Foreign tourists

Passport (it must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the return date)
■ Valid visa (if it applies). See the nationalities that require a visa

The Peruvian immigration authority canceled the stamping of passports for exit and entry to the country. Download the virtual form to consult or keep a record. It's automatically generated when you pass the immigration controls.

Face mask

Use of a face mask on board

Wearing a face mask on board is optional on all Volaris routes.

If you present COVID-19 or flu symptoms during the flight, we recommend you wear a face mask.

We continue to carry out other biosecurity measures so you can travel safely:

  • All our aircraft have HEPA filters, which recycle 100% of the air in the cabin every three minutes and remove 99.9% of viruses and bacteria
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  • We carry out deep cleaning of the cabin before each flight and disinfect every surface inside the aircraft with industrial-grade cleaning products.
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  • We disembark the plane in a controlled manner by row to guarantee a healthy distance.