The essentials you need to know about the new Mexican tax
Traveling to the state of Mexico currently requires meeting a few requirements. Whether it is for a vacation or for a transfer or work, it is now a tax. All foreigners are subject from April 2021 to a tax for certain areas of Mexico. What is this tax and how to have it?
The regions to which the new tax applies
As previously stated, the new tax applies only to travelers from Quintana Roo in Mexico. Specifically, the Caribbean, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cozumel, Puerto Aventuras and Puerto Morelos. These are the places most visited by tourists. However, children under four (04) years of age are exempt from the requirement to own one. Visitax, the new tax is designed to increase the income of tourism in the region. And therefore, it is required of any foreigner to prove by a receipt of payment of the charge before his departure from Quintana. Thus, obtaining the tourist tax is obtained following a process.
What are the requirements to have proof of payment?
The process of acquiring the local tourism contribution is very simple. You just need to have a valid passport, as well as a functional email account. Not to mention the credit card or outright have a PayPal payment account. Once the request is made, you just have to wait a few minutes to receive the payment confirmation by email. The proof of payment of the charge is nothing more than a code on a small piece of paper that attests to the validity of the access right. It is recommended to keep the copy of the confirmation code with you, as you will need to show it before boarding the ship. In addition, to avoid the risk of forgetting, it is possible to register with professionals specialized in this tax. With a few clicks of the fingers, a small form is filled in. With information on obviously, name, age, email account and travel permit number. Then pay and receive a confirmation code.