March 19, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The governments of
have agreed to the exemption of the short-stay visas in ordinary passports for their citizens. The move is designed to increase the flow of travelers between the two nations.
The decision is the culmination of a series of negotiations between President
Enrique Pena Nieto
and Dilma Rousseff Coimbra, President of
, as part of the Summit of the Community of
and Caribbean States (CELAC), held last January in the city of
The visa requirement for Brazilians had been in force since 2005, and from
applied CHM immigration to those citizens with a US visa; moreover, the Migration Documentation Information System (SIDOMI) and the System of Electronic Authorization (SAE) allowed Brazilian tourists and businessmen to obtain electronic visas.
This achievement will allow for an increase in visitors to
Media contact: Jennifer Risi
SOURCE Mexico Tourism Board