VISAS AND APPLICATIONS
Planning a move to Mexico? Whether it’s for retirement, work, or study, obtaining Mexican residency is essential for a smooth transition. With our knowledge and expertise, we’ll guide you through the immigration process, making your journey to Mexico as seamless as possible.
So, let’s get started!
1. See the options below and choose whether you want to do the whole application process with us at the ‘Residency Full Application‘, or the ‘Double Citizenship Application‘ button or just want us to support you through your self-application at the ‘Residency Assistance‘ button.
2. In either of the 2 options, a form will appear that you need to fill out with accurate information. This information will be used to apply with the Mexican government (So you’d better do it with accurate information to avoid your process being rejected)
3. After filling out the form, you will need to pay for the service. Then, you’ll receive a personalized contract in your email that states that we are representing you and that your application is in process.
4. In a meeting, both parties will verify that all the information on the contracts is accurate. If there are any mistakes or discrepancies, let us know so we can make the necessary changes.
5. Once you have verified the contracts, you will be added to a group chat with the Outbound agents. This chat will be used to supervise the process until you are settled in Mexico.
6. Outbound Mexico will prepare and submit your residency application to the appropriate Mexican authorities. We will keep you informed of the progress of your application and let you know if any additional information is needed.
7. After your application is approved, we will assist you in obtaining your residency card and registering with the Mexican government. We will also provide you with any additional information or resources you may need to settle into your new life in Mexico.
8. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the process, you can contact us at any time for assistance or support.
Select the option you are looking for:
Outbound Mexico charges:
- $1149 USD for every visa or Residency Application process
- $649 USD for Residency Assistance
- $575 USD for Double Citizenship
Anyone who meets the eligibility requirements set by the Mexican government can apply for residency.
This includes retirees, workers, students, and investors.
There are several types of residency, including temporary residency, permanent residency, and residency for investors.
The type of residency you apply for will depend on your specific situation and needs.
The required documents will vary depending on the type of residency you are applying for. However, some common documents include:
1. Passport (must be valid for at least 6 months and have at least one blank
a page for the visa sticker).
2. Photocopy of passport (personal information page only).
3. Identification (driver’s license, ID card, etc.)
4. 1 passport-size photo
5. Application form (duly signed and completed).
6. Letter addressed to the consulate requesting residency. The letter must
indicate your address in Mexico, the intended duration of your stay and that
you are aware that, as a holder of this type of visa, you are not allowed to work
7. Printed appointment confirmation (PDF or number).
8. Fee ($ 51.00 USD paid at the Consulate)
9. Minors: All applicants who are minors (-18) must present an original birth
certificate along with a valid ID for both parents.
1. Original and a photocopy of a valid document proving legal status (if the
applicant is not a U.S. citizen).
2. Documents showing financial solvency through:
a. Monthly pension income (6 months of statements). Minimum per
month: $5,600 USD plus $500 for each dependent; OR
b. Investments or savings (12 month bank statements). Minimum
balance per month: $225,269 USD.
3. You can also apply through Family Unity if your spouse is Mexican or if your
children or parents have a Permanent Mexican Residency.
1. Valid document proving legal status in the U.S. AND a letter from employer
confirming position and salary received (only if the applicant is not a U.S.
2. Documents showing financial solvency through:
a. Monthly income (last 6 months of bank statements or pay stubs that
show you have a pension or steady income). Minimum per month:
$3,400 USD plus $1,110 for each dependent; OR
b. Savings (last 12 months of statements) Minimum balance per month:
$55,500 USD; OR
c. Property (original and copy) of real estate in Mexico in the applicant’s
name. The value of the property must exceed $450,000 USD. OR
d. Investments of over $225,000 USD in Mexican LLC or assets.
3. You can also apply through Family Unity if your spouse has a Permanent
Mexican Residency, or if your children or parents have a Temporary Mexican
In addition, international students must present a letter of acceptance from the
university or a Mexican institution acceptance letter from the university or a Mexican
The processing time for residency applications can vary depending on the type of residency and the workload of the immigration authorities.
In general, the process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months.
While it is not a requirement to speak Spanish, it can be helpful to have some knowledge of the language to communicate with immigration authorities and navigate the application process.
Either way, we will be with you every step of the way, so we will be your translators as well.
Yes, temporary residency permits allow holders to work in Mexico. However, you will need to obtain a work permit in addition to your residency permit.
Obtaining Mexican residency offers many benefits, including the ability to live and work in Mexico legally, access to healthcare, and the ability to open bank accounts and obtain a driver’s license. Additionally, residents can apply for Mexican citizenship after a certain period of time.