What does a US permanent resident need to travel to Mexico?
For permanent residents of the United States, the I-551 Permanent Resident card is required for return to the US. For entry into Mexico, you will need to present a passport, and depending on your country of citizenship, possibly a visa as well.
Which countries can you visit with a green card?
North America and Central America
- Canada. Passport required at port of entry into Canada; green card required at port of re-entry into United States.
- Costa Rica.
- British Virgin Islands.
- Dominican Republic.
- Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Can I cross the border with my green card?
As with U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) also must present either a passport or secure travel document when entering the U.S. by air. When crossing the border by land or sea, LPRs may present their Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551).
Can I travel with a green card and no passport?
Even if you do not have a valid passport, you may still be able to travel using your green card and a reentry permit. Many US permanent residents do not have a valid passport from their country of citizenship. In many cases, they are either unable to get a passport or it would be extremely difficult to get a passport.