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

How to Get Permanent Residency in Mexico

How to Get Permanent Residency in Mexico Permanent residency allows you to live indefinitely in Mexico, and it has many benefits.  There are various ways to get permanent residency in Mexico; let’s review them.  Take the direct route to permanent residency 1) For some applicants, it is possible to get… 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


Using an Immigration Lawyer or Facilitator in Mexico: What You Need to Know

Moving to Mexico or any new country 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… Read More