It’s a new year and the Mexican Immigration Office (IMN) has updated its fees. In this post, we have translated the 2020 fees list for you, so you have no surprises. While some immigration procedures require two payments, others require a one-off payment. That is, the paperwork processing will require… Read More
The permanent resident visa can be issued to a foreigner who intends to reside indefinitely (forever) in Mexico. Foreigners granted permanent resident visas have the right to enter and leave Mexico as often as desired. This residency status never expires. They can also bring their personal property into Mexico in… Read More
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
If you drive a car registered in Mexico, chances are you’ll have to change your license plates this year.
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
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