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lf you are a foreigner and want to enter Mexican Territory by sea with recreational, sports , or leisure purposes or to practice any recreational water activity and you are on board a vessel intended solely for personal pleasure of her owners and not profit oriented. lt has never been easier!

The steps to follow are:

  1. Sport fishing boat operators must report vessel entry to and departure from Mexico to the National Immigration Institute (INM), in addition to providing the list of passengers on board by filling out the format downloadable from:

  2. Afterwards, the master of the vessel must email the electronic file to: bc_pescadeportiva@inami.gob.mx, which belongs to the Local INM Delegation at Ensenada, Baja California.

  3. The receipt showing proof of payment covering migratory service fees must be attached to the email, Fees are paid according to the total number of foreigners entering Mexico’s territorial waters onboard the vessel, and can be paid electronically either for an individual or for everyone collectively by logging onto the following web site: https://www.banjercito.com.mx/registroEmbarques/

  4. The payable fee of $306.00 pesos (Three-Hundred and six 00/100 Mexican Pesos) per foreigner is set by the Federal Fee Act (Ley Federal de Derechos) in its Article 8, Section I.

  5. Applicants will receive an email from INM either authorizing the trip or denying entry to a passenger intending to enter Mexico’s territorial water onboard the given vessel.

  6. The authorizing email will contain INM’s permit to enter as a Visitor without Permission to Perform Paid Activities. The length of stay will cover the amount of time asked for min the application, yet such shall not exceed 180 days nor may it be used for multiple entries and departures. A copy will be sent to the Secretary of the Navy (SEMAR) and to the Secretary of Communications and Transportation (SCT.)

To pay such duty, click on the following link:

Request for payment Sportshing and Nautical Tourism