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What to know before driving to Mexico

Passport requirements for traveling to Mexico

It is official - As of June 1, 2009, Passports or Passport Cards are now required for crossing back into the US from Mexico.

If you are driving to Mexico from the US, make sure to bring your passports because the US border agents will now be asking for passports, passcards, or other enhanced forms of ID when you cross back into the US.

Acceptable ID for US citizens crossing the border from Mexico into the US

  • Passport
  • Passport Card - less expensive than a passport and wallet sized
  • SENTRI Pass - special program designed for commuters express lanes
  • Children under the age of 16 may use an original birth certificate instead of a passport.

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  • Baja - San Felipe, Rosarito Beach, Cabo, Loreto, La Paz, and more!
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