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Kategori: Central America

Central America Border Crossings

USA – Mexico

Tecate Border (6 September 2016)

Total time 1 hour

We picked Tecate crossing instead of Tijuana due to its less volume compare to Tijuana. We were glad to make this decision. It was much faster and easier. The border personal helped a lot.

Special thanks Gadi our friend from Israel that passing border at the same time. He speaks Spanish fluently and translations made easier for us.

1. Pass gated area to park motorcycle (Guards showed where to park)

2. Go to Aduana to get your Tourist Card (fill the form)

3. Go to Banjercito (next small building) to pay Tourist visa ($21.86)

4. Go back Aduana to get your stamp

5. To get TVIP you need copies of ;

a. Tourist visa

b. Passport page that has picture and information

c. Title or registration

6. Pharmacy has a photocopy down in the road ( go out from gate and walk through Tecate sign you see pharmacy on the left)

7. Go to Banjercito with copies

8. They prepare the paper work, pay about $400 deposit (with credit card/cash)

9. You get TVIP

10. You are free to ride now

11. Careful with tops and stop signs 🙂

Here is the map for Tecate border;

Tecate Border Map
Tecate Border Map