Moving to Mexico can be a daunting experience. There are lots of factors to consider – for instance, location, housing, healthcare, finances and the language. Then there’s the official side of immigration – paperwork. The procedure in Mexico is not difficult compared to some countries, but it can take time.… Read More
There are various options for you after temporary residency. In this article we look at temporary residency renewal, reapplication and change of condition.
One of the perks of residency in Mexico is local or resident pricing and discounts. This is particularly attractive if you live in areas such as the Riviera Maya where costs are higher due to tourism. However, permanent residents over 60 can enjoy even more and greater benefits with an… Read More
There are two ways of getting residency in Mexico via family unity. One is through the child/parent connection. The other is the spouse/partner connection. In this article we look at family unity residency through a child or parent. To learn more about residency through a spouse/partner, read our article: How… Read More
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.
Making a Consulate Appointment For most Mexican immigration applications it is necessary to make an appointment at a Mexican consulate. Follow the steps below to do that directly with your chosen consulate or via the Mexitel online appointment service. Direct contact Depending on the Mexican consulate you choose, you may… Read More
What Is a CURP Number? A CURP number is a unique code which identifies all Mexican citizens and residents. CURP stands for Clave Única de Registro de Población in Spanish, or Unique Population Registration Code in English. It functions similarly to social security numbers or fiscal codes in other countries.… Read More
Residency in Mexico is possible via many routes. In this article, however, we look at temporary and permanent residency for spouses and partners. Its name is residency for family unity (Residencia Por Vinculo Familiar) Residency for spouses and partners You can apply for this if your spouse or partner is… Read More
We’ve published a lot of articles on this site about the different types of Mexican residency. However, many people have been asking for all the information condensed. So here it is. If intending to stay in Mexico for longer than 180 days, it is advisable to apply for residency. There… Read More
If you apply for residency in Mexico, usually you must attend an appointment at a Mexican consulate. In this article, learn how to prepare, and what happens during and after your Mexican consulate appointment. Making a Mexican Consulate Appointment Make an appointment at the Mexican consulate that is most convenient… Read More