from Business Mobility Group - Travel Handbook
The following APEC economies do not require a visa: Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United States, however, the Migratory Form for Tourist, Transmigrant, Business Visitor or Councilor Visitor (FMTTV), obtainable at ports of entry, travel agencies or from airline personnel should be fulfill. These business travelers are granted an initial stay in Mexico of up to 30 days upon arrival.
this is from: Consulado de M©xico en El Paso, Tx.
Non in-migrant Visa for multiple entries (Business up to 30 days)
A 30-day multiple entry form for business, investments or transfer of personnel, without receiving any salary in M©xico.
1) Business -. All those persons who travel to M©xico for business meetings and with the purpose of acquiring new contacts, sales promotions, manufacture and production, marketing, distribution, services to customers or to explore new investment opportunities in Mexico.
2) Investors-.All those persons who travel to M©xico to establish, develop, administrate or offer key technical services in activities related to executives or those that require essential skills to carry out or administrate an investment in which the person or his company commit or is in the process of committing an important amount of capital.
3) Transfer of personnel-. Persons employed by a company who are transferred to a subsidiary in M©xico in order to carry out managing and executive activities, or those that require essential specialized knowledge.
Please note that this information applies only to citizens of the United States and Canada. For citizens of other countries some restrictions may apply, depending on the type of visa they have in the US or the intended activities while in Mexico. For the detailed information regarding your case, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
F.M.T.T.V. is not valid for visits of more than 30 days, but the foreigner can apply for an extension while in Mexico, before the F.M.T.T.V. expires, at the local office of the National Institute of Immigration. Instituto Nacional de Migraci³n
-F.M.T.T.V. can be obtained at no cost from Mexican Consulates/trade offices, airlines and port of entry.
-F.M.T.T.V. must be completed at the beginning of each trip.
-F.M.T.T.V. must be cancelled at the end of each trip to avoid fines on future trips by returning it to the immigration officer at the time you leave Mexico.
Requirements for F.M.T.T.V.:
1. Passport or certified birth certificate is needed for proof of citizenship. For other nationalities passport and proof of legal residence in the US is required.
All applications need to be submitted Monday through Friday between 8:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The process to obtain the F.M.T.T.V. will be the same day.
For more information, please call:
Tel. (915)533-3644 / 533-3645 ext. 242
Obtain the F.M.T.T.V. before your trip and show it at customs in Mexico.
i.e. The contract is with an American couple and an American company in the US. The contract is partially fulfilled with a "business meeting" in Mexico that includes "services to customers" and is covered in the F.M.T.T.V. visa. Payment and fulfillment of the contract happens back in the United States.