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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Mexico Eases Entry Rules

Fr om May 1, nationals of all countries can enter Mexico on a valid U.S. visa instead of a Mexican one, RIA-Novosti reported Tuesday.

The purpose of entry may include traveling, transit and certain types of business. The duration of a single trip cannot exceed 180 days, but the number of trips is not lim ited.

Mexico first eased visa regime for Russians in 2009, doubling the number of Russian tourists from 2,500 in 2008.

About 25 million tourists, mainly from the United States and Canada, visit Mexico every year.

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