Since 2021, the state of Quintana Roo has enacted a law that requires all tourists heading to certain areas to pay a tax. Until today, the tax is still in effect. In the following lines, you will have more details about this tax so that you will not be surprised if you have to travel to Mexico. Read carefully and take notes if you wish.
Who is eligible for this tax ?
This page also summarizes the visitax cancun. One of the most common questions is who is really affected by this tax. To do this, you have to refer to the decree that the government has signed. In this decree, the state stipulates that all external travelers to the state of Quintana Roo must pay this tax.
So if you are a tourist or even if you are a businessman in transit in the region, you have the obligation to pay the tax. However, children who have not yet reached the age of 4 are not affected by the tax. The payment is one-time.
In other words, you only have to pay once during your stay. However, it should be noted that the tax is paid individually. That is to say, as many individuals, as many taxes paid.
How do I pay the tax ?
The official way that the government has set up is a website on which guidelines are given. When you go to the online platform, you will be presented with a form where you will have to put your personal information, then you will be invited to proceed to the payment of the tax by credit card.
Once your transaction is approved, a validation email will be sent to you. Be very careful, because it is in this email that your receipt and your barcode are located. This is the proof that you have paid the tax. To avoid unforeseen situations, make a physical copy of your receipt.