Adriana Vela on Expats Like Us Podcast

Navigating Mexican Residency and Immigration in 2024 – Podcast Interview

In this article we share a recent interview with Adriana Vela on navigating Mexican residency and immigration in 2024. The interview is part of a podcast series from Expats Like Us: Life in Mexico ‒  a popular YouTube channel. An Argentinian national, Adriana has been a resident in Mexico herself… Read More

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What You Need to Know About the Mexico City Immigration Office

What do you need to know about the Mexico City immigration office? Mexico City ( also CDMX, or Ciudad de Mexico in Spanish) is a popular destination for immigrants, espcially digital nomads and remote workers. It has world-class facilities, yet a lower cost of living than other comparable North American… Read More

How to Apply for Permanent Residency through a Child Born in Mexico (Family Unity)

If a child is born in Mexico to a non-Mexican parent, it entitles the parent to permanent residency. This residency is granted upon application. In this article we explain how to apply for permanent residency through your Mexican-born child. The Family Union Visa The family union visa is issued to… Read More

Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal in Mexico and Recognized for Immigration?

Is same-sex marriage legal in Mexico, and recognized for immigration in all states?  Many of our clients from the gay community ask us when applying for residency in Mexico: Is same-sex marriage legal in Mexico? Is it recognized for the purposes of residency?  The answer is YES! Mexico City was… Read More

How to Notify Immigration of a Change of Employer

Many people are unaware of the obligation to notify immigration of a change of employer as a resident. Notifications of changes to various personal statuses are obligatory. These include change of address, and change of civil status. In the case of change of employer, notification must take place within 90… Read More

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What to Do with Your Resident Card When You Leave or Enter Mexico

“When I leave or enter Mexico, should I show my resident card at the airport?” Many clients ask me this, and my answer is always “YES”! You should always bring your passport and resident card when you travel in or out of Mexico.  When You Leave Mexico When you depart,… Read More