Required documents for crossing the U.S. Border
Mexican citizens traveling to the United States by land need to present a valid passport (with a recommended minimum of 6 months validity) and a valid visa. (B1/B2/ BCC)
Now, let’s talk about visas.
Generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. Visitor visas are nonimmigrant visas for persons who want to enter the United States temporarily for business (visa category B-1), for tourism (visa category B-2). This two are the most common visas out there, but if you are Mexican, you could process a BCC visa.
¿What is a BCC Visa?
According to the U.S. Department of State, the Border Crossing Card (BCC) is a versatile document that serves both as a B1/B2 visitor’s visa and a permit for frequent travel from Mexico to the United States. Here’s what you need to know:
– The BCC is typically issued with a validity of ten years, making it convenient for long-term travelers.
– BCCs are exclusively available to Mexican citizens and residents who meet the eligibility criteria for B1/B2 visas.
Applying for a BCC
Moving on to qualifications, the BCC is exclusively available to Mexican citizens and residents who meet the eligibility criteria for B1/B2 visas. You’ll need to demostrate strong ties to Mexico, ensuring your return after a temporary stay in the United States.
The application process for a BCC follows standard procedures set by consular sections in Mexico. For detailed information refer to the official websites of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico.
The BCC makes border crossings smoother and more convenient for those who meet the eligibility criteria.
We highly recommend the BCC for those who meet the eligibility criteria, because it makes border crossings smoother and more convenient.
How can I cross the U.S border?
You can simply head to a designated Border Crossing with your visa and passport or opt for time-saving services like “Cross Now”. These services can expedite the process, ensuring a hassle-free border crossing experience.