/ Mexico Border
issued ID may be required from ALL individuals in private vehicles. It WILL be required,
however, from all travelers if you enter on a commercial bus via the San Ysidro/Tijuana crossing.
Accepted documents for entry to Mexico are:
In addition, commercial bus
passengers will be required to fill out an FMM Visa
entry form at the border. You can do so when you arrive at
the border, OR you can fill it out online, and print it ahead of
time. You will present this printed form with your ID at the entry
point. It is much faster doing the latter, and filling it out
online. Here is a link
to the online FMM Visa form, and instructions
on how to fill it out.
U.S. Re-Entry Requirements -
same ID's listed above are REQUIRED to re-enter the U.S. by
Land. Note that you CAN use
an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) for re-entry into the
US, but it is not accepted as a valid ID for entry into Mexico.
Our Mobile Web
Site has a plethora of maps that will guide to you to
and from the Ranch and the border crossings. We recommend you enter Mexico via the TECATE
NOTE: The Tecate border is only
open from 6am to 2pm weekdays, and 8am to 4pm weekends. Lines on
weekends are particulary LONG. CBP WILL shut the border at the
designated time even though there are still cars queued in line.
Wait Times -
listing (as updated by CBP every hour) of US border entry wait times at the
Tecate, Otay Mesa and San Ysidro border crossings: