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Requirements to cross to Mexico through CBX

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You may only use the bridge within 24 hours of your flight departure

If you're staying longer than 7 days in Mexico you need to pay a Mexican tourist tax. Tax must be paid with credit or debit card. No cash accepted.

Mexican Nationals:

  • Valid passport, INE credential, birth certificate, consular card or Mexican nationality certificate
  • Boarding pass
  • CBX ticket


  • Valid passport (book or card)
  • FMM Form (Forma Migratoria Múltiple) Complete your FMM form here*
  • Payment of migratory rights (only if your stay is longer than 7 days)
  • Boarding pass
  • CBX ticket

Complete Your FMM Form

Visit our FMM page for instructions..

For more information visit:

*Print your FMM form and your payment receipt

Requirements to cross to the United States through CBX

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You may use the CBX bridge to cross to San Diego within 2 hours of landing in the Tijuana International Airport. Make sure not to leave the baggage claim area and head towards the CBX entrance.

U.S. Citizens or Residents:

  • Valid passport (book or card) or Permanent Resident Card
  • Boarding pass
  • CBX ticket


  • Valid passport
  • Visa
  • I-94 permit. All passengers, with the exception of U.S. citizens and residents, traveling more than 25 miles (approx. 40 km) from the border or staying more than 30 days in the United States will be required to prepay and complete their provisional I-94 permit before crossing through CBX. Pre-pay it here.
  • You can also pre-pay your I-94 in the CBP One app
  • Boarding pass
  • CBX Ticket

Pre-Pay Your I-94

Visit our I94 page for permit instructions.

*In accordance with the mandatory requirements established by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the applicable official travel documents listed above are mandatory to cross the CBX bridge into the U.S. Such documents may be requested and reviewed by the Cross Border Xpress staff to assist you in crossing the CBX bridge.

For more information on official travel documentation visit:

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