starting next August 18th Brazilian citizens will once again have to have a physical visa to temporarily enter Mexico.
The Secretaries of Foreign Affairs and the Interior announced this Wednesday that with this measure, the Electronic Authorization System (SAE) is eliminated, which from December 11, 2021 allowed carriers of passports ordinaries of Brazilian nationality travel to Mexico for tourism, business and cultural purposes.
“These actions seek to strengthen safe, orderly and regular migration, and eradicate disinformation campaigns that profit from migrants,” reported the federal government.
From the entry into force of the visa, the Citizens of Brazil who wish to travel to Mexicothey must comply with the requirements that are published in the electronic pages of any of the Mexican consular representations in the world, in addition to requesting an appointment.
In January of this year The Mexican government began to request a visa for visitors from Venezuelaas part of the strategies to curb “irregular” migration to the United States.
The provision published on January 21 in the Official Gazette of the Federation, argued that a “substantial increase in nationals of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela entering the National territory with visa suppression for a purpose other than that allowed by the condition of stay of Visitor without permission to carry out remunerated activities”.