Permanent residents in Canada, Japan, The United Kingdom, The United States of America or the Schengen countries wishing to travel to Mexico do not require a visa to enter the country as a tourists and business visitors for a 180-day stay and as a visitors in transit for a 30-day stay. Immigration authorities in Mexico will ask for proof of permanent residence and a valid passport (valid for at least six months) on arrival (for more details please visit the official webpage: http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_Visa).
According to new regulations, it is not necessary to apply for a tourist Mexican visa if you hold a valid tourist visa for entering the United States of America -regardless of your nationality- . Immigration authorities in Mexico will ask for your US visa and a valid passport (valid for at least six months) on arrival.
For those participants, and any accompanying person, needing visa, the organizing committee of Latincrypt 2015 will provide support. If you require VISA please contact us inmediatly!!!
Getting to Guadalajara from overseas
There are two airports near to Guadalajara city:
- Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara. IATA Code: GDL
The International Airport of Guadalajara (also called Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport) is located at 16 kilometers south from Guadalajara City. It is a medium sized airport with daily connections to/from Houston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Panama, Chicago, Dallas, etc. operated by several airlines.
- Mexico City International Airport (also called Benito Juárez International Airport). IATA code: MEX.
It has two terminals, it has connections to all major airports in the world. It is located 536 Km (east, driving distance) from Guadalajara city.
We recommend to book a flight to Guadalajara from Mexico City, unless you prefer a night bus service (ETN has frequent premium services to Guadalajara for $800 MXN). To take a bus service, you can take the subway from Terminal 1 (Yellow line) to the bus terminal Central del Norte (Green line), from Terminal 2, a taxi ride to Central del Norte, or Central TAPO will be an easier option.