Questions tagged [mexico]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the United Mexican States

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I want to get Mexican papers

I'm an American citizen. My husband is a Mexican citizen. We have lived in Mexico for a few years. How can he give me Mexican papers? We were married in the United States.
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Mexico Permanent Residency for 18yo daughter?

My family and I live in Mexico, currently with Temporary Residency status. My eldest daughter turns 18 next year, 4 months before we can apply for Permanent Residency. I am concerned that since she'...
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Living in Mexico with soon-to-expire US passport

I am a US citizen living in Mexico. My passport will expire before I get back to the US. Must I make arrangements to return to the US to renew or do I have an extension on this?
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Mexican Wife in UK Registering to Vote for Mex Election July 2018

my wife is Mexican and lives with me in the UK on a Spousal Visa. She has not lived in the UK long (under 4 years) but would like to vote in the 2018 election in July this year. Can anyone tell me ...
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IMSS mandatory when working remotely from Mexico for a foreign company?

If I am employed (as a regular employee, not as a contractor) by a German, or generally by a foreign company, which does not have a subsidiary in Mexico, and work for them remotely while living in ...
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Legal status of telecommute work in Mexico (with a temporary resident status)

Is it officially allowed for a resident alien in Mexico (temporary resident, not allowed to work for Mexican companies) to provide services as a remote worker to the companies outside Mexico? I've ...
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How long can I drive in Mexico with a foreign-licensed car?

We plan to move to Mexico in May. My auto license plates expire in Jan. and I have an option to renew them for either 1 year or 2 years and they are kind of expensive. How long will I be able to ...
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What is needed for completion of Temporal renewal?

My wife & I moved to Mexico over a year ago. Our Temporal Visa was to expire on August 13 and we applied for (3 year) renewal on July 28. I just received an email on October 6th saying my ...
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I want to get my Mexican fiance permanent residency in the United States with drug conviction

I am a US citizen who met my Mexican born fiance in Texas 15 years ago. He was deported from the US 13 years ago after serving time in prison for a marijuana charge. He was told that he could reapply ...
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Are all modern TVs dual voltage? Moving from Asia to Mexico

I'm living in the Philippines right now. A month ago we moved to another house that does not have a TV included, so I was thinking of buying one. But we are planing to move to Mexico in a year, and it ...
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Can a foreigner register a car in Baja California (Norte)?

This is a follow-up to Buy/Register car in Mexico. The advice given in the answer to that question was to get a Mexico license, which I think was the correct advice, however we have been delayed in ...
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If I enter Mexico as a tourist, can I get a student visa while there?

I am a US citizen and will be studying abroad in Mexico for the academic year 2017-2018. School starts in August but the school has yet to send an acceptance letter which is needed to acquire a ...
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Is it possible to get a work permit in Mexico without a job offer?

There are a few jobs being offered here in Mexico City for fluent English speakers but they require a work permit. Is it possible to get a work permit here before I have a job offer?
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“Residente permanente” - any max period of use limitation?

As far as I know, the "residente temporal" status in Mexico has a limitation for how long you can use it - 4 years; after that you have to abandon it or apply for the "residente permanente" status. I ...
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Buy/Register car in Mexico

We are moving to Mexico soon from NZ (have temporary resident visa - Residencia Temporal) and are trying to determine the best way to acquire a car for use primarily in Mexico (occasional use in USA). ...
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Entering the US with car using J-visa

I am a Mexican J1-visa holder (PhD student) that studies in the US. I have been checking my options on buying a car to use in Northern California and it seems that the cheapest –– by a big margin –– ...
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I am an american and want to marry my Mexican fiance. He lives in Mexico, but has a tourist visa now. Does it matter where me marry?

I am an american living in Ca. My fiance lives in Mexico and is a Mexican citizen. He does have a tourist visa now, but we want to marry in the next 6 months. My question is this: Is there a benefit ...
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Remote international contract work - visa requirements

My family and I are looking to move to Mexico to do volunteer/charity work, and my current employer (in New Zealand) has asked if they could keep me on as a contractor/consultant to do work for them ...
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How do the legal systyems of Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador compare to Mexico for retirees from the USA?

I saw in an online "slideshow" that 3 Central/South American countries are listed among the top 8 to retire to, namely Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador. Mexico is an old standby for many Americans, ...
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Moving my car to Tijuana, Mexico from the US

I am moving to Tijuana, Mexico from the US. I want to take my car with me. How do I deal with the registration? I would like to keep US tags on it.
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Traveling to Mexico while in the U.S. with H4 Visa and returning using Automatic Visa Revalidation

My Wife is here on a H4 Visa, I have a H-1B Visa, we are both Mexican citizens, I have a current stamped H1-B Visa valid till the end of this month(by the time Wife returns my own Visa will be expired ...
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What Visa do we need for Mexico as New Zealanders?

Our family (3 over 18, 4 under 18) is planning to move to Mexico to work long-term as volunteers setting up a church/mission/community work. We are New Zealand citizens. We will be part supported/...
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What Visa do we need for the USA as NZ citizens?

Our family (3 over 18, 4 under 18) is planning to move to Mexico to work long-term as volunteers setting up a church/mission/community work. We are New Zealand citizens. We will be part supported/...
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How to bring a cat from Mexico to United States on a flight?

I have US citizenship, my wife is a Mexican citizen working on her visa. She has a cat she can't live without and I am trying to figure out how to get it up here. Do I just talk to the airport and pay ...
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Can you cross at any border into Mexico after legalizing your car from the US? [closed]

Once you pick up your paperwork in the US to legalize a car in Mexico can you cross into mexico at any border?
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Passport expired while outside the US

My passport expired in early May of this year. My mother and I have lived down in Baja for about four years now so she can write her books. We make trips up to the states but not so many. I actively ...
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How can I expedite a Temporary Residency renewal in Mexico?

I'm a US Citizen with Mexican residency. I will be out of Mexico until June 1, then I have plans to leave the country again around July 1. My Temporary Residency visa (often referred to by the old ...
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How can I “legalize” my US car in Mexico?

I have a US-licensed vehicle, currently in Mexico, and with a temporary import permit (meaning as long as my residency status is valid, my car is also legal in Mexico). What must I do to legally ...
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In Mexico, what do the various colors of curbs mean with respect to parking zones? [closed]

In the US, I'm accustomed to never parking along a yellow or red curb. yellow meaning a freight loading/unloading zone and red meaning a fire or emergency-access zone. However, in Mexico I see a ...
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Is it possible to pay US Income tax, without paying state income tax?

This is a bit of a followup to my earlier question... I'm a US citizen, working for a US company, and paying US income taxes. I've switched my banking records and all to use my sister's address in ...
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What are the monetary advantages to registering with Mexican Social Security?

I'm a US Citizen, working for a US company which pays 100% of my health insurance costs with a US company. I'm living in Mexico, which has "Social Security", which offers access to the government ...
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How can I find an affordable first credit card in Mexico?

I'm a US Citizen, now living in Mexico. I would like to find an affordable Mexican credit card, but I have no Mexican credit. What are my options?
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As a US Citizen with Mexican residency status, where must I pay income tax?

I'm a US Citizen, but I have Mexican temporary residency status. I work remotely in Mexico for a US company, and I have been paying US income tax only. Under what circumstances should I pay taxes on ...