Mexico Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Mexico
Capital city: Mexico City
Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)
Local time: GMT - 5/-6 /-7/
Telephone code: + 52
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import1. (only for persons over 18 years of age:) 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 200 grams of pipe tobacco;2. (only for persons over... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Firearms and ammunition require import permit and declaration form, to be obtained from Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional ("Secretary of the Nation... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Prohibited:- any uncanned foodstuff (e.g. pork) and derivatives. Import of canned food is permitted, except for pork and... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. Prohibited: the export of archaeological relics.... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

- goods for personal use only; - digital or written manuals and/or documents related to their job, including software;- 1 laptop or noteb... More information


Cats and dogs require a Good Health certificate (the original and a copy) signed by an official veterinarian in country of export, with a maximum v... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

All baggage in transit and connecting with a domestic flight must be cleared at the first port of entry. Passengers will have to claim their baggag... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

International Airport Departure Tax/Tourism Tax is levied on... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Mexican Peso-MXN) and foreign c... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.