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MEXICO RESIDENCY CARD COLORS

The current color of the Mexico Residency Card is beige and burgundy lettering since 2021. The card’s color was green if you obtained a temporary or permanent resident card before 2021. Every political party in Mexico has its logos and colors. The Mexico Residency Card Colors match the current political party in power colors. So that’s the reason for the color change. This change will not affect you; you do not have to take further action. If you have a green Permanent Resident Card issued before 2021, it remains the same unless you lose and replace it. 

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Mexico Resident Card Colors Sample

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.

​Temporary 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


TEMPORARY MEXICO RESIDENT CARD

PERMANENT MEXICO RESIDENT CARD

DIGITAL CANJE FMM

Canje Process for Mexican Temporary or Permanent Residency Visas

 Initial Steps

The Digital FMM for Canje is crucial when obtaining a Temporary or Permanent Resident Visa at the Mexican Consulate. After the visa approval, the consulate affixes a visa sticker to your passport.

Airport Verification and Entry Stamp

Upon arrival at Mexico airport, the INM Immigration agent will verify the visa, scan your passport, and provide an entry stamp. The agent manually notes “Canje” and grants 30 days.

Digital FMM Download

After the initial entry, you can create an account on the INM Immigration website to download the digital FMM, as demonstrated in the sample provided. Make sure you do not misplace it.

Visit the INM Immigration Office.

Within the first 30 days, visit the closest INM Immigration office in your intended residence area. Apply for a Temporary or Permanent Resident Card to avoid visa avoidance.

 Importance of INM Immigration Stamp Information

Ensure that next to the entry stamp, the INM Immigration agent writes “Canje” and specifies the 30 days.

 Understanding “Canje Meaning”

“What does Canje mean?” It translates to exchange. In simpler terms, you exchange your visa for a temporary resident card.

The Canje Process 

How does this work? Do I surrender my visa to the (INM) Immigration office and receive the temporary resident card in return? Well, yes, but it is not that sample. It is a process that can be frustrating if you need to learn how to fill out the main application and assemble all the documents required.

“Struggling with the Canje Process? Don’t navigate the complexities alone! Contact Jorge for a consultation and the first five minutes are on us. Let’s turn your Mexico Visa journey into a seamless success together!”
Contact me directly by email at [email protected] or my cell phone number: 619-512-7537

DIGITAL CANJE FMM
The DIGITAL FMM for canje it is required  after you obtain a Temporary or Permanent Resident Visa at the Mexican Consulate.

Digital Canje Fmm

Permanent Mexico Resident Visa

MEXICO VISA SAMPLE
MEXICO VISA SAMPLE

PERMANENT MEXICO RESIDENT VISA

For instance, if you are a U.S. Citizen relocating to Mexico. You can apply for this visa. In fact, Permanent Mexico Visa allows you to live in Mexico, indefinitely. Furthermore, it is a lifetime and multiple entry visa. In this case, multiple entry means that you are not required to live in Mexico all the time. But In order to maintain your Permanent Mexico Resident Visa. You must keep a Mexico address.

How do I qualify for Permanent Mexico Visa?

To qualify for this visa you just need to prove that you have $3,729.00, US, in retirement income; social security or pension. Perhaps a combination of both to meet the requirement. Another option is $149,158.00, US, in savings or investments like 401K, IRA among others.

Steps for permanent Mexico Resident Visa

Firstly, you apply for this Visa in the Mexican Consulate in the U.S. Secondly, the Mexican consulate grants you a Permanent Mexico Visa for six months like the sample above. And is affixed to your passport. Thirdly, and most importantly, you must change the Permanent Mexico Visa. For the  Permanent Mexico Resident Card  within thirty days after the Permanent Mexico Visa is validated. And stamped at the Mexico border or airport.

Set foot in Mexico until the visa is approved

You can move to Mexico until the visa is approved at the Mexican Consulate in the U.S.  As a matter of fact, if the visa is approved. It will be valid up to 180 days. Then you have all this time to make your move to Mexico. Yes, you probably wonder why only 180 days. I thought it was permanent. Do not worry, this means that you have 180 days to exchange the visa for the actual permanent resident card.

Canje Procedure

When you arrive to Mexico. You must go to the nearest INM Immigration office close to your Mexico residency address. And do the CANJE process. What does Canje mean? it means exchange. In other words you are exchanging your visa for the actual permanent resident card. How does this work? do I just give my visa and then INM Immigration gives me the permanent resident card. Well, yes but it is not that sample. In fact it is a process that can be frustrating. If you do not know how to fill out the main application. And assemble all the documents required. Jorge can help you with the entire process

Visa Categories:

  • Permanent Mexico Visa through retirement or pension income. In other words, If you are a retiree or pensioner. And can prove a monthly net income of $3,729.00, U.S. You can apply for this visa. Furthermore, the Mexican Consulate requires six consecutive bank statements to prove income, back from the day you apply. In fact you can also apply through your investments income if you can prove $149,158.00, US, per month for twelve consecutive months prior from the day that you apply.   
  • Permanent Mexico Visa through Mexican Spouse or Permanent Resident Card Holder Under this category the visa will be temporary for one year. If you apply in a Mexican Consulate in the U.S. But if you apply directly in Mexico at the INM Mexico Immigration office. You get  Temporary Resident CARD for two years. 
  • PR Mexico Visa through Mexico born Children  under this category you will get permanent residency card lifetime. If you have Mexico born children you can apply through them regardless of their age.

PERMANENT MEXICO VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • PASSPORT VALID FOR MORE THAN SIX MONTHS
  • PROOF OF INCOME
  • PASSPORT PHOTO
  • MEXICO VISA APPLICATION
  • VISA PETITION LETTER
  • MEXICO VISA APPOINTMENT

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  1. What is the cost for Permanent Mexico Resident Visa? $44.00, US
  2. Where do I apply for Permanent Mexico Resident Visa? In the Mexican Consulates or Embassies of your country of origin.
  3. How long is the estimated time of approval for Permanent Mexico Resident Visa in the Mexican consulate? 1 to 10 business days
  4. How long is the duration of the Permanent Mexico Resident visa? Six months to exchange it for Permanent Mexico Resident Card.
  5. How long is the Permanent Mexico Resident Card? It is a lifetime
  6. How much is the Permanent Mexico Resident Card? About $280.00, US
  7. What is the difference between a PR Mexico Visa and PR Mexico Card? Is the same but requires two steps to acquire Permanent Resident Status

By Jorge Gonzalez Mexico Visa Specialist Ph: 619-512-7537. Email [email protected]

MEXICO CURP

MEXICO CURP
CURP stands for Clave Única de Registro de Población is a unique identity code for Mexican citizens and foreign residents of Mexico with temporary or permanent residency. Each CURP code is a unique alphanumeric 18-character string to prevent duplicate entries.
MEXICO CURP

CURP stands for Clave Única de Registro de Población is a unique identity code for Mexican citizens and foreign residents of Mexico with temporary or permanent residency. Each CURP code is a unique alphanumeric 18-character string to prevent duplicate entries.

If you obtain a TR Temporary or PR Permanent Mexico residency, you qualify for it. For example, it can be beneficial to open a bank account. And get a Mexico tax ID number (RFC). In addition, you can apply for a Mexico driver’s license. Moreover, you save 30 to 40% on capital gains taxes if you own Mexico Real Estate.

When you apply for a temporary o permanent resident card, it is issued automatically at the INM Immigration office. It is usually printed on Temporary or Permanent Resident Cards. You can also download it from this Mexico website: https://www.gob.mx/curp/

Suppose it doesn’t show on your temporary or permanent resident cards or the Mexico Website. It means you do not have one assigned. Therefore you can go to any INM Immigration office and obtain it if you are a foreign resident of Mexico with a Temporary or permanent Mexico Residency. Mexican citizens must go to the closest CURP office.

Can I obtain a CURP with tourist card FMM? NO

Steps how to obtain a TR Mexico Visa & TR Mexico Card

Step one:

Apply in person for a TR or PR Mexico Visa at the Mexican Consulate or Embassy in the US

Step two:

You have 1 to 180 days to validate the visa at the Mexico border or airport and must obtain an entry stamp and an FMM FORM FOR CANJE  after its approval in the Mexican Consulate.

Step three:

Exchange the TR or PR Mexico Visa and the FMM FOR CANJE for the TR CARD or PR CARD in the closest Mexico INM office where you live!

Canje Procedure

Thirty days after you verify the visa at the Mexico border or airport, you must go to the nearest INM Immigration office close to your Mexico residency address and do the CANJE process. What does Canje mean? It means exchange. In other words, you are exchanging your visa for a temporary or permanent resident card. How does this work? Do I surrender my visa to the (INM) Immigration office and receive the temporary or permanent resident card in return? Well, yes, but it is not that sample. As a matter of fact, It is a process that can be frustrating if you do not know how to fill out the main application and assemble all documents required. Indeed, Jorge can help you with the entire process.

MEXICO VISA SAMPLE

If the Mexican Consulate approves, the visa will be affixed to one of the pages of your passport.