Business visa . 01 Jul 2019 .

Business Visa from Nigeria to Mexico

  • Nigerians travelling to Mexico for business will have to secure a business visa first.
  • Business travelers are permitted to attend conferences, trade fairs, and business summits while they are in Mexico.
  • A signed official letter from your employer confirming that you are undertaking this business trip on the company’s behalf is needed.
  • The purpose and dates of the trip will also be outlined in the letter.
  • If a number of trips are required/envisaged, this must be clearly stated in the letter.
  • If going for a business meeting, the Mexican company you’d be meeting may also provide a letter confirming the trip.
  • If you are responsible for the costs of the trip, evidence of how you intend to finance your trip and support yourself for the duration of your visit must be provided.
  • Certificate of business registration of the Mexican company you’d be visiting may be required.
  • Mexico visa cannot be applied by mail. You must physically appear at the embassy for your application. 
  • As always, carry a copy of your return ticket and hotel or hostel booking just in case.
  • Mexico visa costs about $32 and takes only two days for processing, in most cases. Depending on the country and embassy involved, processing time could go up to 8 weeks so applicants are advised to always submit their applications well in advance.
  • The visa fee can be paid in cash in most embassies. Some embassies accept only money orders. You should check with your nearest embassy for information about how they accept payments.
  • The normal validity of the Mexican business visa is 180 days.
  • If you are under the age of 18, the unabridged original copy of your birth certificate should be made available.
  • Also, a letter of consent signed by both your parents is required if you will be traveling without your parents.
  • A document which shows that you have the incentive of returning to your country at the expiry of your visa should be submitted during the visa application process.
  • You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your stay in Mexico and for your return transportation.
  • Mexico requires visitors to have USD 50 per day for staying in Mexico.
  • You will have to provide your recent colour photograph for the visa application. Make sure that your photograph matches or corresponds to all the specifications required for visa photographs.
  • In any case, your photograph must not be more than 6 months old. You will need to submit two copies of your passport photograph along with your visa application form.


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