Everyone has a different reason to relocate to Mexico. However, the most common reasons are the cost of living and a warmer climate. Many Canadians and US citizens are searching for a less hectic lifestyle than that of their increasingly expensive home countries. If you are looking to start a… Read More
Canje (exchange) is the exchange of your visa from a Mexican consulate abroad for a resident card once back in Mexico.
Baby Boomers and Mexico Baby boomers just love Mexico. Born in the post-war era, so-called baby boomers led productive lives, and many achieved success as entrepreneurs or as employees. There has been a significant increase in U.S. and Canadian natives, from this generation, who live in Mexico or spend much… Read More
These days, not only retired foreigners want to live in Mexico, but younger generations also want to relocate here. Younger generations come without a pension however, and usually seek employment in Mexico. Therefore, they will need a Mexican work visa (permit). In order to legally work, you can obtain a… Read More
Many clients ask me if they have to show their resident cards at the airport when they leave or enter Mexico. My answer is “YES”! You should always bring your passport and resident card when you travel in or out of Mexico. As we approach holiday season, it seems like… Read More
Once you relocate to Mexico (or anywhere else), you’ll want to enjoy life there immediately. The last thing you’ll want is to start obtaining documents from a distance for your new country of residence. Therefore, according to our own experience, it is advisable to bring certain papers with you for… Read More
You apply for residency (permanent or temporary), you succeed and become a resident. Congratulations! But what happens if your spouse applies too, but does not fulfil the financial requirements? The good news: All is not lost. Do not panic! In this article, we explore what to do next. Don’t Panic!… Read More
What to Do if You Have an Emergency and Must Leave Mexico Before Your Residency Is Confirmed? You have an emergency and must leave Mexico. However, your canje, residency renewal or change of condition procedure is still in progress. In this article we explain what to do. If you want… Read More
You had a successful meeting at the consulate and got the Mexican visa in your passport. Congratulations! In this article, we answer the most common questions about the next steps to obtaining your resident’s card. How long can I wait before I have to enter Mexico with my visa? In… Read More
How to Get Permanent Residency in Mexico Permanent residency allows you to live indefinitely in Mexico, and it has many benefits. There are various ways to get permanent residency in Mexico; let’s review them. Take the direct route to permanent residency 1) You can get permanent residency from a Mexican… Read More
If you are in Mexico when your temporary resident card expires, you will have 60 days to start the process of regularization to get a new resident card.
There are various options for you after temporary residency. In this article we look at temporary residency renewal, reapplication and change of condition.
If you’re thinking of applying for temporary or permanent residency in Mexico, it can help to know the pros and cons of each procedure. In this article, we outline what to consider before initiating a Mexican immigration application.
If you drive a car registered in Mexico, chances are you’ll have to change your license plates this year.
Residency in Mexico is possible via several routes. In this article we explore temporary and permanent residency for family unity. You can apply for residence for family unity if your child, parent, spouse or partner is a resident or a Mexican citizen. Required Documentation To apply for residence, you must… Read More