Why do you need to get Mexican Auto Insurance?

Why buy Mexican Auto Insurance? Simply because your U.S. insurance is not valid in the country of Mexico. Mexico law requires that you purchase insurance through a Mexico company.

The best thing to do is find a company that will sell Mexico Auto Insurance in the U.S.

Some U.S. insurance companies offer insurance coverage in Mexico. However, the coverage is only for a short distance from the U.S. border (typically 25 miles) and for "infrequent" trips. It is also important to know that Mexico authorities do not recognize "foreign" insurance.

Serious note: Even if you're U.S. carrier says that you're covered, this will only be for your vehicle. Any damage to other people or their property will not be covered.

Having an auto accident in Mexico can be a felony, rather than a misdemeanor.

Whenever you are involved in an automobile accident in Mexico, you must immediately be able to prove financial responsibility.

This may only be done in either of two ways:

1. Immediate Cash to cover all damages. OR 2. An approved Mexican insurance policy.

All Citizens driving in Mexico are subject to the laws of Mexico.

Your U.S. liability policy, even if it bears a limited Mexican endorsement, is not recognized by Mexican authorities.

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