For anyone fishing / traveling within 12 miles of the Mexican Coast / Coronado Islands
SAN DIEGO — Just weeks ago, obtaining an FMM (Mexico immigration form) to permit fishing from a U.S. boat in Mexico waters meant traveling all the way to Ensenada. That didn’t make much sense to many Southern California boaters — especially those on day trips, who simply wanted to enjoy a fishing trip within a few miles of the border, off Los Coronados islands.
In a meeting between U.S. and Mexico representatives at SeaWorld San Diego Oct. 17, it was announced that U.S. boaters can now purchase a permit for entering waters just across the border, with the click of a mouse.
“We are very happy that the first step is already done — and what we want to do, at the Mexican Tourism Office, is expedite the process for boaters,” said Mexican Tourism Board of Director Jorge Gamboa. –
See more at: http://www.thelog.com/Local/Article/Mexico-Approves-New-Online-Permit-for-U-S–Boats#sthash.Pjmq4AM3.dpuf