Any latest on what's needed to fish Nados on private boat?

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New year and I dont see any updates or news on what is needed this year? Stuff on the laws are old and want to be updated as I never made it last year but will be going for sure moving forward. Bracelet, Mx license etc.. I've heard there is a place in SD with a one stop shop that will get it all done for you??
 

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I walk across the border to get my visa for 180 days - About $29
Maybe you want to get your TIP permit - Available at the Otay crossing
 
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I walk across the border to get my visa for 180 days - About $29
Maybe you want to get your TIP permit - Available at the Otay crossing
Have you ever been checked by the Mexican Navy at the Islands using your Land Based Visa?
 
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"Have you ever been checked by the Mexican Navy at the Islands using your Land Based Visa?"

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"Have you ever been checked by the Mexican Navy at the Islands using your Land Based Visa?"

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Every time I buy my Visa at the border I tell them my honest intent to fish the islands as I desire. Coming and going back several times. Every time they say no problem. It's good for 180 days from the day of purchase.
 
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And did your manifest dates coincide with your FFM? Is there a difference between a FFM and FMM? Is your vessel docked in Mexico or the US?


23’ Blackman Albie trailered/launch from US. I’ve had same experience as Otto. Cross border tell them intention is to fish islands and cross border by sea. They give you the hard copy. Get tacos come home. Print manifest for fishing date. I don’t have a TIP. I try and go get the visas in March and go with the group I fish with so everyone has one and all the paperwork matches.

When checked we give them a ziplock with all the passports, visas, bracelets, manifest, mex fishing licenses and boat reg/insurance. Never had a single question about paperwork.
 
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23’ Blackman Albie trailered/launch from US. I’ve had same experience as Otto. Cross border tell them intention is to fish islands and cross border by sea. They give you the hard copy. Get tacos come home. Print manifest for fishing date. I don’t have a TIP. I try and go get the visas in March and go with the group I fish with so everyone has one and all the paperwork matches.

When checked we give them a ziplock with all the passports, visas, bracelets, manifest, mex fishing licenses and boat reg/insurance. Never had a single question about paperwork.
Sounds like you have it down; does the Land Visa cost the same as the FMM?
Thanks for the replies!
 
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FMM online, Mex lic and eco pass squidco, get the annual pass. A passport definitely makes things easier
 
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    Every time I buy my Visa at the border I tell them my honest intent to fish the islands as I desire. Coming and going back several times. Every time they say no problem. It's good for 180 days from the day of purchase.

    I just got off the phone with a gal at a mex travel service. She said the dates are hard dates. In/out. There is no 180 day window. Ideas?
     
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    Otto

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    Your talking to the wrong person. Walk across and talk to the Mexican government. Be truthful and tell them what you want it for. You can not get a visa for anyone not present.

    When you walk across at San Ysidro, as soon as you pass the turn stiles you will turn left without options. Get into the line on the far right. I've done this several times now.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies. Im trying not go make the 2 hour drive to TJ just to get the permit. I will check online and so far what you gents are saying the docs needed have not changed from last year.
     
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    Otto

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    Thanks for all the replies. Im trying not go make the 2 hour drive to TJ just to get the permit. I will check online and so far what you gents are saying the docs needed have not changed from last year.
    Walk across and immediately get your visa and then walk back.
     
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    I validate what Otto says. My friend a few slips from mine fishes the Coronado's almost weekly. He just pays for the land-based FMM online and uses it for 6 months. He's been stopped many times and the Mex navy only asks him for the fishing license, bracelet, and FMM. No passport, or TIP.

    https://mexico-journey.com (mexico-journey.com)
     
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    Every time I buy my Visa at the border I tell them my honest intent to fish the islands as I desire. Coming and going back several times. Every time they say no problem. It's good for 180 days from the day of purchase.
    Because of you Otto, (your post from several years ago)
    I’ve done the same thing, never had a problem.
    Good for 6 months!
    Thanks Otto!
     
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