COVID-19 Canada Travel advisory for Mexico
To be allowed to board a flight to Canada, all air passengers 5 years of age or older, including Canadians, are required to show a negative COVID-19 molecular test result taken within 72 hours of their scheduled time of departure to Canada. If the traveller has a connecting flight to Canada, the pre-departure test must be conducted within 72 hours of the last direct flight to Canada. This means they may need to schedule a COVID-19 test at their transit city within 72 hours of their direct flight to Canada.
All travellers 5 years of age or older, including Canadians, arriving to Canada by land are required to show a negative COVID-19 molecular test result taken in the United States within 72 hours prior to crossing the border into Canada.
Alternatively, travellers can present a positive COVID-19 molecular test taken between 14 and 90 days prior to departure.
COVID-19 – Entry and transit requirements
Mexico has implemented special entry requirements for its territory. We have obtained the information below from Mexican authorities. This information may change at any time. It is your responsibility to verify this information with the appropriate foreign diplomatic office and to ask if you will be allowed entry, based on your individual circumstances and itinerary.
The information provided is based on travel from Canada. Keep in mind that your transit points could affect your ability to enter the country.
Foreign diplomatic offices in Canada – Global Affairs Canada
Travellers arriving from Canada can be allowed entry if they meet the requirements below.
PCR tests, serological tests, health certificates
You might be subject to health screenings upon arrival.
Special authorization form
You must fill out a health form online before your arrival.
- Risk factors identification questionnaire – Government of Mexico
Local authorities may impose additional requirements without notice and your travel plans could be severely disrupted. You should not depend on the Government of Canada for assistance related to changes to your travel plans.
Monitor the media for the latest information.