passport of Mexico

Mexico Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel43

Asset protection55

Quality of life64

"Plan B"81

About Mexico

A state in North America. It borders on the United States, Belize and Guatemala, is washed by the waters of the Gulf of California and Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The world’s largest Spanish-speaking country.

Mexico is an industrial-agrarian state: it produces oil and natural gas, grows corn, wheat, beans, soybeans, coffee, cotton, vegetables and fruits. Tourism is an important part of the country’s economy. Tourists come to relax on the beaches, get acquainted with the culture of the country and see the sights associated with the Mayan civilization.


128.6 million


Mexico city

Official language

Mexican Spanish and 67 indigenous languages

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Mexico passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Access to 159 countries

    A Mexican passport provides visa-free access to the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan and other states.

  • 2

    Job quotas in the United States and Canada

    An agreement has been signed between Mexico, the United States and Canada, which gives Mexican citizens work quotas in the United States and Canada. Mexican citizens, residence permit holders, and permanent residents can a nonimmigrant B‑1/B‑2 visa to the United States for 10 years.

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    Education and healthcare

    Mexican citizens, residence permit holders, and permanent residents have free access to public healthcare and public education. Most medical personnel complete training and internship in the United States. Healthcare services in Mexico are twice as low as in the United States.

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    Life in a warm climate and green environment

    Throughout the country, the weather is warm all year round. The average air temperature is up to +24… 27 °C. The warmest climate is near the Caribbean coast.

    The government takes care of the environment. The country uses alternative energy sources. Organic farming supports the health of the country’s ecosystem.

Grounds for obtaining a Mexico passport

Mexico allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 5 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Mexico passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get a Mexican passport?

    Mexican citizenship is obtained by right of blood or land, through adoption, marriage, ancestry, state service, naturalization, or a passport of a Latin American or Iberian Peninsula country.

    To obtain Mexican citizenship by naturalisation, one must have lived in the country for at least 5 years, passed the country’s language and history knowledge tests, and have no criminal record.

    A Mexican passport by marriage can be obtained in 2 years or more. The couple will need to prove that their marriage is not fictitious.

  • Does Mexico recognize dual citizenship?

    Although this is not explicitly stated in Mexican law, a 1998 amendment preserves Mexican citizenship by birth when obtaining foreign citizenship. When obtaining Mexican citizenship, there is no requirement to renounce your previous nationality.

    Mexicans who reside abroad retain property rights, access to a business registered in Mexico, and the unrestricted rights of inheritance.

  • Who can get Mexican citizenship by birthright?

    Mexican citizenship can be obtained by right of blood if a child was born to citizens of the country. In this case, the place of birth does not matter.

    Citizenship by right of land can be obtained by any child born in the country or on a Mexican ship or plane.