MEXICO VISA SAMPLE

MEXICO VISA SAMPLE 
This visa is the first step to apply for temporary or permanent residency

Mexico Visa Sample for Temporary and Permanent Mexico Residency Applicants. If you want to immigrate to Mexico, the first step is to apply for a Mexico Visa at the nearest Mexican Consulate or Embassy where you live. After the visa is approved and affixed to your passport, you must complete the process at the Mexico INM Immigration office closer to your Mexico address and exchange it for the Temporary or Permanent Mexico Residency Card. The visa will be valid for 180 days, meaning you must start the process before it expires otherwise, the visa is void.


STEPS TO OBTAIN A MEXICO VISA:

  1. APPLY AT THE MEXICAN CONSULATE OR EMBASSY CLOSER TO YOUR US ADDRESS
  2. VALIDATE THE MEXICO VISA AT THE BORDER OR AIRPORT AND OBTAIN AN FMM FORM FOR CANJE
  3. EXCHANGE THE VISA FOR A TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD IN THE LOCAL INM IMMIGRATION OFFICE CLOSER TO YOUR MEXICO ADDRESS.

‚ÄčTemporary Mexico residency status applies to foreigners who intend to reside in Mexico for more than 180 days and less than four years. The temporary Mexico residence is valid for a period of four years. Since you are a first-time applicant, the consulate grants you only one year. You can renew for one, two, or three years at once at the end of the first year. Then, you can change to permanent residency thirty days before the four-year period ends.


Who qualifies for a Temporary Mexico Residency Visa?

  • Applicant with Mexican Spouse
  • Through Temporary or Permanent Mexico Resident Card Holder spouse
  • Applicants with a job offer by a Mexican Corporation or Small business
  • Applicants who own Mexico Real Estate
  • Retirees/Pensioners or employed applicants who can prove a monthly net income of $4,393.00 via six consecutive bank statements before applying.
  • Applicants who can prove investments or bank accounts averaging $73,215.00 per month for twelve consecutive months before applying.

Permanent Mexico residency status applies to foreigners who intend to reside in Mexico indefinitely.

Who qualifies for a Permanent Mexico Residency Visa?

  • Permanent Mexico Residency through a Mexican Spouse or Permanent Resident Card Holder: you can apply for Permanent Residency if you can prove you are married to a Mexican national or Permanent Resident Card Holder. Under this category, you are granted a temporary residency for two years. Then, you can apply for permanent residence.
  • Retirees/Pensioners applicants who can prove a monthly net income of $7,321.00 via six consecutive bank statements before applying.
  • Applicants who can prove investments or bank accounts averaging $292,859.00 per month for twelve consecutive months before applying.

The income requirement varies from consulate to consulate. Check with the consulate before you apply. Or contact [email protected] or [email protected] for assistance.

FAQ’S Is the visa mandatory? Yes, if the applicant intends to live in Mexico for more than 180 days or indefinitely

For more information and qualifications, click on the corresponding option that applies to you:

Mexico Visa Sample


‚ÄčTEMPORARY MEXICO RESIDENT CARD

PERMANENT MEXICO RESIDENT CARD