Mexico City: No Circula
No Circula is a program in Mexico City and the State of Mexico to control vehicle emissions and improve air pollution. The No Circula Pass is free. It is granted to vehicles from outside of Mexico or those registered in Mexico but outside of Mexico City and the State of Mexico. It allows a driving exemption from the provisions of the Hoy No Circula Program. As how to obtain the No Circula pass, please see the website.
For vehicles not registered in Mexico City (CDMX) they may not be driven from Monday to Friday from 5:00 am. to 11:00 am. And on Saturdays they may not be on the road from from 5:00 am. to 10:00 pm.
In addition, CDMX registered vehicles are not allowed on a weekday, from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm based on the last digit of vehicle’s license plate.
5 or 6 on Mondays.
7 or 8 on Tuesdays.
3 or 4 on Wednesdays.
1 or 2 on Thursdays.
9 or 0 on Fridays.
Hybrids and battery electric vehicles are exempt from this program when they have the proper license plate and windshield sticker. As well, vehicles with a 0 or 00 windshield emissions sticker are exempt except when there is an environmental restriction due to high pollution.
It is necessary that you have an email address and you have your vehicle’s registration card for non-Mexican cars or tarjeta de circulacion for cars registered in Mexico. Register your email. When you register your email, It’s recommended that it be the email of the vehicle owner. The program will send an access link to the email you registered. Enter the access link sent to your registered email. Fill in the registration with your personal data.
When you register your information, the system will send an access PASSWORD to the registered email. With your email and password enter the system. When you enter the portal, you have to enter the access code in a green box on the right side. Enter your email address and the password that was sent to your email.
Car registration: register your vehicle with the data on the car registration or the tarjeta de circulacion. When entering the license plate, only use numbers and letters, leaving no blank spaces. Generate your Tourist Pass. Process your pass indicating if it is for 7 or 14 days. The 3-day option will be granted only on long weekends.
It is necessary to generate the pass from the date on which the vehicle will circulate in Mexico City or the State of Mexico. With the data you entered into the system two tourist passes will be generated. One is issued by Mexico City and another by the State of Mexico. Print your tourist pass. After generating your pass, click on IMPRIMIR PASE TURÍSTICO. This Tourist Pass may be obtained once in 6 months with a validity of 14 days; or, twice in a 6-month period with a validity of 7 days each. The Tourist Pass for 3 days will be granted only on official long weekends and authorized by the General Directorate of Air Quality Management.
If the vehicle information does not match the data on the vehicle’s registration / tarjeta de circulacion, when referring to the model year, license plate and State where registered that, it will not be valid. And, your vehicle will be subject to a large fine. The Tourist Pass is not valid on days when there is an environmental restriction due to high pollution. Please see the Mexico City air quality map here. A pass is not available for: vehicles with Mexico City and State of Mexico license plates, businesses, government, schools, etc., or vehicles with no license plate.
Puebla: Pase Turístico
- Open the official page of the Tourist Pass in Puebla which you may access directly by clicking HERE
- Register the data of your car that is found in the circulation card
- Place the date or days in which you will be in Puebla.
- Print the Tourist Pass
- Permit for 14 days may be requested once every six months.
- Permit for 5 days may be requested 2 times every six months and in non-consecutive terms.
- Permit for three days may be requested up to 4 times every six months, and in non-consecutive terms.
- It is not available to vehicles older than 15 years.