Requirements for Travelers With Tourist Visa Crossing to the U.S.

What do I need to cross to the United States?


  • You must have all the necessary documents to enter the United States, such as a valid passport and visa.
  • 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.

Prepay your I-94 permit


  • All non-US travelers need to verbally attest to their vaccination status, vaccination records may be requested by the U.S. immigration authorities.
  • COVID-19 vaccines approved by the United States government: Janssen(J&J), Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AztraZeneca, Covishield, BIBP/Sinopharm, Sinovac.
  • Travelers ages 17 and under are exempt from the vaccination requirement but should be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.
  • More information on vaccination and travel restrictions here.

No COVID-19 Test Required at CBX

  • Currently, U.S. immigration authorities are not requiring a negative COVID-19 test be presented to cross through CBX.

Purchase your CBX tickets

CBX is a border crossing that operates in accordance with federal policies and procedures of both the United States and Mexico.

Our janitorial staff uses electrostatic disinfection sprayers and high-grade disinfectant cleaner throughout the terminal with an emphasis on high touch areas to protect travelers at CBX. Additionally, hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the CBX terminal, as well as in the Tijuana International Airport.

Our commitment to the safety of our passengers, guests and staff has always been and remains our top priority. For more information on this topic, please refer to the following sites: