What to know about the new Visitax ?

Do you have plans to travel to Quintana Roo destinations? That's great, but after you pack your bags, you need to think about the new measure in effect in this region of Mexico. Visitax, since that's what it's all about, is the new visitor's tax in effect since April 2021. It is an initiative of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo to promote local tourism. If you want to know more, read to the end of this article.

How is Visitax paid for?

First of all, it is necessary to clarify that Visitax is a measure that affects anyone who wants to visit the destinations of the state of Quintana Roo. This is for business, tourism, education, health or even as part of a transit trip. Click here to request your Visitax. Speaking of destinations in this region, they include: Cancun, Tulum, Isla de Mujeres, Playa del Carmen. The process of requesting and paying for Visitax, the tourist tax in these areas, takes no more than 5 minutes. To begin, all you need is a valid passport, an email address and a PayPal account or credit card. Once completed, you will receive from your email the payment confirmation within minutes of the operation.

Is it necessary to have a hard copy of the Visitax?

The confirmation of payment of the visitax received the email address you provided during the application process is not an end in itself. It is important to always keep a copy of this hard copy confirmation in your travel documents. Indeed, before boarding your plane to leave the territory of Quintana Roo and passing through the security checkpoint, you must provide proof. This is proof that each member of your family or travel group has fulfilled this duty.