What to Do if You Have an Emergency and Must Leave Mexico Before Your Residency Is Confirmed? You have an emergency and must leave Mexico. However, your canje, residency renewal or change of condition procedure is still in progress. In this article we explain what to do If you want… Read More
From mid-July 2021, an online appointment system will be in use for the local Playa del Carmen immigration office. Until now, one had to go to the office in person to book an appointment. The immigration online appointment system is already active for Mexico City and Chiapas offices. The new… Read More
Residency in Mexico is possible via several routes. In this article we explore temporary and permanent residency for family unity. You can apply for family unity residency if your child, parent, spouse or partner is a resident or Mexican citizen. If you are the parent of a Mexican child,… Read More
There are several steps between getting your visa at a Mexican consulate abroad and receiving your resident card in Mexico. Read on for a summary. Arrival in Mexico Once arrived in Mexico with your new visa, you have 30 days to begin the procedure to obtain your resident card. You… Read More
Do I Have to Stay in Mexico While My Residency Is Being Processed? All About the Exit Permit This is a very common question, and one we have commented on in other blogs. The answer to the question is that it is preferable that you stay. However, it is not… Read More
We know our readers have a lot of questions on how to import a car to Mexico. So, while importation of vehicles is not an immigration issue, but rather a customs matter, here are the basics. The process of importation of cars into Mexico can vary depending on many factors:… 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
Starting the process for a temporary or permanent resident visa? If you don’t have any Mexican born relatives in your immediate family or immediate family members who are holders of resident cards in Mexico, this is what you have to do. Temporary or Permanent Resident Visa Requirements The first step… Read More
Playa del Carmen, Mexico is deserted during covid-19.
If you drive a car registered in Mexico, chances are you’ll have to change your license plates this year.