For these reasons you will not be able to circulate in CDMX even if you have a Tourist Pass in 2024.


The Tourist Pass allows foreign vehicles to circulate freely in the capital despite the Hoy No Circula program, however, there are two situations in which motorists with plates from another state will not be able to circulate in the CDMX even with this document

Mexico City has the Hoy No Circula program, in which all internal combustion motor vehicles participate, this program also applies to foreign cars, except those who have their tourist pass, however, there are reasons why you will not be able to circulate, even if you have this permit, here we tell you the details.

In this sense, the Government of Mexico City recommended that those motorists who are foreign or foreign process the tourist pass for their car and thus can enjoy without any unforeseen or problem with the authority of their stay in the CCDMX.

Likewise, the capital authorities indicated that this Tourist Pass procedure is free and that there are previous requirements and restrictions that you should consult on their portal. It should be noted that the Tourist Pass is granted only to private vehicles of gasoline and gas fuel, whose models are later than 2009.

Likewise, it is worth remembering that cars with plates from the State of Mexico, CDMX, Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala cannot process the Tourist Pass.

Why can’t I circulate in the CDMX, even if I have a Tourist Pass in 2024?

According to information shared by the Government of Mexico City, motorists whose vehicles have plates from another state and who have processed and have the Tourist Pass will not be able to circulate in the CDMX when the data printed on this document do not match the circulation card or when the environmental authorities of the capital declare environmental contingency.

In addition to this, the Tourist Pass is a permit granted to foreign or foreign vehicles to Mexico City that allows circulation without restrictions by the Hoy No Circula program in the capital.

Likewise, according to the capital authorities, this Tourist Pass can be processed in the following ways and terms:

Once per semester with validity of 14 days Twice per semester with validity of 7 days each.

The pass for three days is granted only on official and authorized long bridges by the General Directorate of Air Quality)

How to get the Tourist Pass?

Those motorists with foreign plates in their cars must have an email address and have the circulation card of their vehicle at hand, enter the official portal of the Tourist Pass registration and follow the steps:

Register your email

Enter the access link sent to your registered email

Complete the registration with your personal data

Enter the system with email and access key

Make the car registration

Print the Tourist Pass

Source: La Silla Rota