Visit Ax Tax Debriefing

The taxes you have to pay as a tourist in some destinations may seem high and unnecessary, but on the contrary. You probably like luxury and you certainly care about the natural world around you. Therefore, the governments of some regions impose a tax in order to raise funds to beautify the destinations you visit most often. 

How to pay this tax ? 

You can get more information on this address To pay the tax, you don't need to physically go to an agency since the whole process can be done online. First you need to go to the Mexican government website. 

There you must go to the Visitax section and complete the registration form that will be shown to you. This form should normally include fields indicating your name, surname, age, address, and other personal information. 

Then, if you finish completing the form, you must submit it. It will produce a QR code that will serve as your payment address for the tax. The next step is to pay. Once done, a notification and a digital receipt will be sent to your smartphone. They serve as proof of payment of the tax. 

When to pay it ? 

With the system that has been implemented by the Mexican authorities, you can pay this tax at any time. Therefore, you can pay it before you travel, during your trip, at your destination, and even when you return home at the end of your stay. 

As you can see, the system is very flexible and efficient. Do I have to pay this tax? You should know that the main people concerned by this tax are foreigners. So, if you are a permanent resident in Mexico, you will not have to pay it. 

However, if you are a tourist, traveler or businessman, you will have to pay it. However, if you are traveling with your family, you will have to charge the tax to all of them, except for children between 0 and 4 years old.