How to pay the new tourist tax dedicated to visitors?

As of April 1, 2021, a new tourist stay tax has been applied to international travelers wishing to visit the state of Quintana Roo. It is defined under the name of Visitax. It concerns tourists leaving for Cancún, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. The Visitax tax costs 224 pesos, or US $ 11 per person. Payment must be made before boarding. Would you like to know more about the Visitax?

How to pay the tourist tax of Cancún?

Cancun tourist tax payment can be made online, in this case on the official Visitax website. This is a web page of the government of Quintana Roo.There is a form to fill out requiring the following steps: Go to the Visitax website Click on the "Make your payment" button; Indicate the date of your departure for Cancún; Indicate the number of passengers on the trip; Include details of each passenger, including their first and last names, dates of birth, and passport numbers; Confirm the information entered if it is correct. You will be redirected to a secure payment page, once the form has been completed. You will be asked to choose the payment method suitable for you, namely by credit card or via PayPal. Enter your details and click on the button indicating the amount due. For more information, visit 

You will receive a unique QR code required to download and present at Quintana Roo Airport prior to return boarding. Payment can be made in one go if you are traveling with your family or in a group. Fill in this information on the form if this is the case. Note that receipts are always individual. Another payment option is to pay the invoice directly at the airport's electronic terminals. These devices have been put in place so that travelers can pay their Visitax in cash.

The appropriate times and places to make the payment

You have the choice of making the payment before, during or at the end of your stay in Cancun. Mexican authorities recommend that tourists do so before boarding for a carefree vacation. However, making the payment at the end of the stay remains a possible option. Waiting until the last moment, that is to say before your boarding, can expose you to stress, if the internet network does not work well on the premises. Do not hesitate to settle the Visitax invoice before departure at your home, or at the hotel. Please note, it is a good idea to arrive a little earlier at the airport if you are going to pay the tax on the premises. The waits can be long. You risk missing your flight.