Mexico confirmed the first five positive cases of COVID-19 within its borders as of March 1. Additional suspected cases continue to be investigated.Updates on the number of cases are published daily by the Mexican Ministry of Health(Spanish).
Entry and Exit Requirements:
There are no restrictions in place as a result of the worldwide outbreak.
Travelers to Mexico do not require any additional documentation to enter/exit beyond standard travel documentation.
Mexico has not implemented active border screening measures at ports of entry.
There are no quarantine policies currently in effect in Mexico. However, under current guidelines, suspected cases are advised to contact the COVID-19 hotline, seek medical attention, and self-isolate.
Health advice for travelers seeking information is available at ports of entry.
The Mexican Ministry of Health created a hotline to request COVID-19 information or medical attention.The Spanish-language hotline can be reached at 800 0044 800.
On February 7, the General Directorate for Epidemiology published a Preventative Travel Advisory for China that suggests avoiding nonessential travel to China. In case it is necessary to travel, it is suggested to apply specific preventative measures such as: wash hands frequently with soap and water, only consume well-cooked food and potable or bottled water, avoid crowded locations, avoid contact with dead or live animals, avoid consuming raw meat, and when possible avoid contact with sick people.