Quick Answer: Can You Carry A Pocket Knife In Mexico?

Most people that carry knives keep them out of sightthus they have no problems.

The truth is this, it is illegal to carry a concealed “deadly weapon” in Mexico and that includes knives, guns, machetes, etc.

Can you take a pocket knife into Mexico?

Don’t carry a knife, even a small pocketknife, on your person in Mexico. * If convicted, you may be sentenced to up to five years in a Mexican prison.

Can you carry pepper spray in Mexico?

If you are going to bring pepper spray on a flight, you cannot have it on you or in your carry-on bag. Pepper spray will have to be left in cargo luggage. Once you arrive in Mexico, your luggage may be searched, but the civilian pepper spray will not cause any alarm.

Can you carry a Taser in Mexico?

Is it legal to carry a stun gun (taser) for personal defense in Mexico? The use of tasers, pepper spray and similar weapons is in a legal vacuum in Mexico, while they are not prohibited, the laws do mention they are to be used only by police.

Can you take a dive knife to Mexico?

Carrying any firearm, or even a single cartridge of ammunition, into Mexico, without the proper permits, is illegal and carries prison sentence penalties up to a 30 years. A knife or pocketknife, carried on your person in Mexico, is also illegal, and has a prison sentence of up to five years.

Can you take a knife on a plane to Mexico?

If you are asking about going through security in the U.S., the answer is no, you cannot bring a knife in your carry-on luggage – except for plastic or round bladed butter knives. My last experience with a sheath knife in checked luggage is this: I had no trouble going to Mexico.

Are brass knuckles illegal in Mexico?

In Canada, brass knuckles, or any similar devices, are listed as prohibited weapons; possession of such weapon is a criminal offence under the Criminal Code. In Italy and Mexico, brass knuckles are legal and freely sold to people of legal age (over 18 years old), but carrying them is forbidden.

Can I take a handgun to Mexico?

Civilian gun ownership is illegal under Mexican law unless the owner purchases the weapon from a special shop run by the country’s Department of Defense. Tourists are allowed to bring guns for hunting on rare occasions, but Mexican officials said all visitors must receive a special permit before entering the country.

Can you bring furniture into Mexico?

A rule of thumb about what items you may bring into Mexico is to stick to household goods and personal effects. Article 90 of the Mexican Customs Law states that the items you take across must be used personal items and furniture of a house, e.g. clothes, books, furniture, appliances, and electronics.

Can you bring knives back from Mexico?

Do not take U.S. fruits and meats to Mexico-You cannot bring them back. Before you go to Mexico, ask a CBP Officer for a list of items you can bring back.

“Switchblades” are legal to posses in your private home, but are VERY illegal to have on your person, as well as transport in a car. The knives are legal in Mexico(it’s not like there is any reason for them to be illegal in the US, but I digress). Even in your car.

Can you take a knife in checked luggage?

According to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guidelines, travelers can pack knives, pocketknives and Swiss army knives in their checked bags if necessary, but they may not bring them onboard the plane in their carry-on luggage.

Can I cross the border with a knife?

In many cases, you can bring fishing knives, antique knives and decorative swords into Canada, but they must be declared at the border. It is your best bet to not bring a knife into Canada, no matter how harmless the knife actually is. Note that one-handed opening knives can be brought into Canada.

Can you bring liquor to Mexico?


Tourists are allowed to bring their personal belongings and luggage into Mexico duty-free. You may also bring up to $75 USD worth of merchandise. If you are bringing alcohol into Mexico from the U.S., you are allowed to bring up to three liters of liquor or beer and six liters of wine per adult.

What food can I bring into Mexico?

What food can I bring into Mexico?

  • Pork, fresh, dried or frozen.
  • Poultry meat, fresh, refrigerated or frozen.
  • Fresh, refrigerated or frozen beef.