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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?’ While there are certain cases where you can start the residency application procedure from Mexico, generally you must start it outside the country. Starting the Residency Procedure From Outside… 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

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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

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 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