In this My New Life in Mexico series, Immigration to Mexico clients share their experiences with us. In this edition from June 2020 we meet Carol Watson. Originally from the UK, and a former long-term resident of the U.S., Carol Watson immigrated to Mexico in 2018 with her husband. She… Read More
Can I Start the Residency Procedure in Mexico?
One of the most common questions we get at Immigration to Mexico is ‘Can I start my residency procedure from Mexico?’ There are a few cases where you can start the residency application procedure from Mexico. However, usually you must start it outside the country. Starting the Residency Procedure From… Read More
The Playa del Carmen Immigration Office – What You Need to Know
Playa del Carmen Immigration Office or INM Office (Instituto Nacional de Migracion): this is where you will process your residency application, if you are moving there. In this article we tell you all you need to know about the office. Playa del Carmen Immigration Office Procedures You can process… Read More
Reasons to Move to Mexico in 2023
Will you move to Mexico in 2023? After the difficulty of 2020 and 2021, 2022 finally feels like we are getting back on our feet. Of course, many things are different now. The pandemic changed the world and we have seen new trends in immigration as a result. This year at… Read More
Immigration to Mexico interview with Michelle Wedderburn from Expat Life Mexico
In this You Tube interview from November 2021, Adriana shares her immigration expertise with Michelle Wedderburn from Expat Life Mexico: From San Miguel de Allende (formerly Afro Expats). During the 1hr16min interview, Michelle and Adriana discuss recent changes to Mexican immigration procedures. Changes include the standard 180-day stay, especially relevant… Read More
My New Life in Mexico: Linda Southwick
Originally from Michigan, but a former long-term resident of Florida, Linda Southwick immigrated to Mexico in 2016. She now resides in TAO, a luxury residential development near the beach town of Akumal, located between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Read Linda’s insightful interview below about her experiences immigrating from the… Read More
What Are the Recent Changes to the Use of the FMM?
There has been a lot of news recently about changes to the use of the FMM (Forma Migratoria Múltiple) by the Mexican immigration authority (INM). What Is the FMM? First of all, the FMM is an immigration document that all visitors and residents of Mexico have had to submit when… Read More
How to Import Pets to Mexico – The Basic Requirements
Pet owners are often reluctant to leave their pets behind when traveling. Fortunately for those who wish to import their pets to Mexico from the US and Canada, restrictions were eased a couple of years ago. If you import pets to Mexico from outside North America, you will have more… 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, and recognized for the purposes of residency? The answer is YES! Most states have legalized it… Read More
How to Obtain a Mexican Work Visa via a Job Offer or New Business
These days, not only retirees 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 Mexican… Read More