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How can you go to Mexico if you don't have your passport?

A family member of mine passed away today in mexico, unfortunately i don't have my passport i was wondering is there any sort of permission i could get that would allow me to go to that side to be able to attend the funeral please...thank you.

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here is what I got off the Passport website.
1. I have a life or death emergency. What should I do?

Life or Death Emergencies involve serious illness, injury, or death in your immediate family that require you to travel within 24-48 hours to a country that requires a passport. Customers must appear in person at a passport agency for emergency service and documentation of the emergency may be requested.

Please call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778 (TTY/TDD 1-888-874-7793) to schedule an appointment at the nearest Passport Agency. Our automated appointment system is accessible every day, 24 hours a day.

If an appointment that will meet your needs is not available and you are calling from 6:00 a.m. to 12 midnight, ET, Monday-Friday, except federal holidays, please stay on the line and follow instructions to speak to a Customer Service Representative (CSR). The CSR will give you guidance on what to do. CSRs are available on weekends for limited hours to assist customers traveling within 7 days.

If an appointment that will meet your needs is not available and you are calling on a federal holiday or during hours the CSRs are not available, please call 202-647-4000 and explain your situation to the operator.

Several years back, you did not need a passport. However since 9/11 you are now required to have a passport. No exceptions.
And as someone else previously mentioned, even if you did mange to slip through and get into Mexico, how do you plan to get back with no passport ?
Sorry about your loss. You might try to do a little research for yourself and see about paying extra to try to get an expedited passport.

10 Years Out & Proud!!!
Without any passport no, you can't like leave the US, even so how will you get back? I know it's hard but this is way all your personal documentation must be up to date specially if you're currently living or working abroad

You can't fly internationally without a passport - it's illegal due to international laws.

I believe to do it legally you need a passport.

umm you need a passport it is another country i am sorry for your loss but get a passport. you can actually go to this place (look it up) and you can get your passport in 3 hours
i hope this helps

Mike W
Jump the border, the border patrol would be to surprised to do anything

I don't think you need a passport there. Just be sure you have a direct flight and don't have to land where you need one in between.

From Canada you can go without a passport.

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