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Mexico Travel Restrictions

48,30% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 47,30% last week
Most visitors from South Africa can enter Mexico without restrictions.

Outgoing travel to MexicoTravelling from South Africa to Mexico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Mexico.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Mexico.

Details and exceptions

There are no mandatory quarantine requirements currently in effect in Mexico. However, travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be subject to quarantine.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Completed form should be presented upon arrival


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Mexico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mexico must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions

traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mexico are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Mexico

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from South Africa can enter Mexico without restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Mexico without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Mexico without restrictions.

  • Travelers from South Africa are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travellers from South Africa are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Mexico is required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Mexico are open with restrictions. Bars in Mexico are open with restrictions.