How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Mexico
Learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Mexico in this article. We take you through all the necessary information required to procure a visa.
Mexico is officially known as the United Mexican States. It is a country located in North America that covers close to two million square kilometers, with an estimated population of more than 120 million. Mexico is the most populated Spanish-speaking country in the world.
The country is famous for its beaches, mountains, deserts, jungles, and ancient ruins. Mexico City is the capital of Mexico.
Types of Mexican Visa
- Entry visa
- Work visa
Below are the necessary requirements for an entry visa into Mexico.
- The applicant is to personally submit the visa application (attached) with the required information. Biometric data (photograph and fingerprints) is required. You can not send documents via conventional mail or a third person.
- A valid international passport
- One recent passport-sized photograph not more than 3 months old that captures the entire face with a white background.
- Original and copies of documents showing that employment has monthly pension income of higher charges $ 500.00 USD for the past three months and evidence of stable employment that has lasted not less than one year, or an original and copy or proof of investment or bank accounts on behalf of the applicant with a monthly average balance equivalent of $ 1, 500.00, in the past three months or an original and copy of the deed of property duly registered in the name of the applicant for a minimum period of two years and proof of stable employment that has lasted for not less than two years.
- The applicant must ensure he or she is physically present for a consular interview.
- Pay in Nigerian Naira equivalent to $ 36.00 directly to the Embassy account.
- Applications from minors must be submitted with both parents, guardians, or custodians, or they can submit a written authorization to travel to Mexico (also applies to minors traveling alone). In the case of single parents, widowed or divorced they can also submit documentation.
- An applicant who is invited to Mexico by a public or private institution must submit the original of a responsive letter from the organization to invite the foreign person to participate in an event or activity in the national territory. The letter should contain the following information:
- The applicants’ full name and country of origin.
- Official name of the organization.
- Official registration number of the business.
- Reason for starting the organization or public or private institution.
- The correct address and contact details of the organization or institution.
- Details of the activities performed or the project that involved a foreign person. The activity of the foreign person must be connected to the reasons the organization or institution sent the invite.
- Duration of the program from start to finish.
- The commitment to cater for the foreign person throughout the course of his or her stay in Mexico and their return to their country of origin or residence. Based on that context, the institution must provide evidence that they have the resources to fulfill this obligation. The organization or private institution that extends the invitation should present the original and copy of proof of investment or bank accounts with a monthly average balance $ 5,000.00 USD equivalent over the last twelve months.
- Copy of official identification with correct signature and photograph of the person who sends the letter.
- The original and photocopy of the documents asserting the foreign person who has the experience, ability, skills, or knowledge necessary to develop the activity for which he is invited.
Usually, if the above necessary requirements are fulfilled and no impediment or inevitable accident arises, particularly the availability of internet service, the visa is granted the same day it is requested.
Where To Go
Embassy of Mexico in Abuja
Address: 39 Usuma Street, Maitama District, Abuja
Tel: +234-9-462-0630, +234-9-462-0632, +234-9-462-0633
Email Address: [email protected]
Official Website: www.sre.gob.mx/nigeria
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.
Office hours appointments: 09:00 to 15:00 hours, Monday through Thursday.
For more details regarding all types of Mexican visas, please visit the official website of the Mexican Embassy in Nigeria.
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