Mexican Customs (Aduana) and Agriculture (Senasica) determine what is allowable for visitors to bring into the country.

CUSTOMS has posted this information in English on its website. Best to start with the Orientation Guide and move on to specific information about air vs. land entry: Mexican Customs Information

BRINGING YOUR DOG or CAT: Pet rabbits, ferrets,hamsters, etc. are covered by additional regulations and special permits required to import those. For dog and cats, each traveler may bring in a maximum of two animals. Required documents: An original and a copy of international health certificates issued by your veterinarian within 72 hours of travel and original vaccination records showing current rabies vaccine administered not less than 30 days before travel.

OTHER ALLOWED IMPORTS In sealed, original packaging with labels where applicable: Bulk smoking tobacco; Leather products except for endangered species; Honey; Roasted coffee; Dried and preserved fruits and cooked vegetables; Dried herbs, mushrooms and truffles; Packaged spices; Dry, cooked, packed and bottled foods from non-risk countries; From the USA & Canada only: Refrigerated or frozen, vacuum-packed pork and processed, vacuum-packed pate, milk and cheese.

OTHER REGULATED IMPORTS (These require special permits from Agriculture Dept.): Poultry and poultry products; Wild plants; Hunt trophies; Hides; Seeds, seedlings, fresh plant parts, etc.; Plants, fresh fruit & vegetables, flowers; Raw cereals; Dairy products*, Bees and bee products other than honey; Fresh, dried, canned, smoked and frozen meat and meat products (sausages, ham, jerky, etc.) from quarantined countries; Flours such as corn meal or any other meal; Veterinary medications and biological products; Agricultural chemicals and raw materials.

OTHER PROHIBITED IMPORTS: Soil; Bales of hay or straw, natural straw and any straw decorations; Homemade food; Bone and meat meals.

 *See allowed imports from USA & Canada.