Everything you need to know about the VisiTax tourist tax

A mandatory tourist tax has been in place in the State of Quintana Roo in Mexico since April 2021. This tax called VisiTax applies to all foreign travelers aged 4 or over who wish to stay in the State of Quintana Roo. Payable as a single payment, this tax remains valid throughout your stay in the State.

How is it obtained?

In order to travel to the State of Quintana Roo and fully enjoy your stay, you need your Visitax tax receipt. Know that obtaining it is done in 3 steps :

Fill out an online form

To begin, you must go to a specialized website for the VisiTax tax application in order to complete the application form. During the operation, you will have to make sure to provide your first and last names, your passport number, your age and finally your email address.

Make payment on the secure page

To make the payment, you have two options. Either you pay by credit card or you pay with your PayPal account.

Check the unique QR Code in your email

Once you have paid the amount required to settle your VisiTax tax, you will receive a unique QR code in your mailbox. Please note that the code will be sent to you within a maximum of one hour.

Travel to Mexico: is it mandatory to perform a PCR test before?

The answer to this question is no. You do not need to take a PCR test or equivalent test to travel to Mexico. You should know that a national system of red lights has been set up in Mexico consisting of 4 colors: red, orange, yellow and green.

The color red designates areas with the most restrictions. The color green, on the other hand, means no restrictions. Since June 9, 2021, Oaxaca and Mexico City have moved into the green zone. While Quintana Roo and Baja California find themselves in the orange zone.