Making a Consulate Appointment For most Mexican immigration applications one mustmake an appointment at a Mexican consulate. Follow the steps below to do that directly with your chosen consulate or via the MiConsulado (formerly Mexitel) online appointment service. Direct contact Depending on the Mexican consulate you choose, you may be… Read More
How to Notify Immigration of a Change of Address
Did you know that you must notify immigration of a change of address? If you are a Mexican resident, you have certain obligations. One of those is to keep your immigration records up to date. One of the most common notifications is the change of address. In this article we… Read More
Frequently Asked Questions About Relocating to Mexico: Part 2
While relocating to Mexico for many is an exciting move, it can also be scary and complicated. Informing yourself as much as possible before immigrating is a great way to prepare well. Therefore, to help make your move a success we have answered more of your Frequently Asked Questions about… Read More
Frequently Asked Questions About Relocating to Mexico: Part 1
In this article, we answer the questions about relocating to Mexico that we get asked most often by our clients. If you can’t find the information you need here, then check out our other blog posts, or get in touch. Is it advisable to get residency when relocating to Mexico?… Read More
What Are Your Obligations as a Resident in Mexico?
So you finally got your temporary or permanent residency. Congratulations! Remember, however, now you have certain obligations as a resident in Mexico. You must also keep your immigration records up to date. Failure to do so could result in problems and fines. So keep yourself right with these reminders. What… Read More
What Happens If My Mexican Resident Card Is Lost, Stolen or Damaged?
Oh dear! What do you do when your Mexican resident card is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed? Well, your resident card is an official identification document, similar to a passport. So if you lose, damage or have it stolen, take it seriously. Get a new one as soon as possible. … Read More
New Mexican Immigration Statistics Released
A recent article in La Jornada by Gabriela Rodriguez, Secretary General of Conapo (National Population Council) summarizes the latest Mexican immigration trends. The article’s main source is the 2022 Mexico Yearbook of Migration and Remittances. We’ve chosen some of the most pertinent Mexican immigration statistics from the article and its… Read More
I Got My Mexican Visa at the Consulate – Now What? The Canje Procedure Explained
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?… Read More
What Is the Cost of Living in Mexico?
Many people move to Mexico to enjoy a better quality of life and lower cost of living while stretching their pension, salary or savings further. But what is the actual cost of living in Mexico, especially now that inflation is rising globally. How much do you need when you move… Read More
How Much Are Mexican Immigration Fees in 2023?
The National Migration Institute (IMN) has updated Mexican immigration fees for 2023. Below we have translated 2023’s fees for your convenience. Remember that some immigration procedures incur two fees, and others, just one. That is, the paperwork can have a cost, as can the issue of a document. Therefore, check… Read More