New Procedure for Temporary Residency

Currently the INM immigration office in Puerto Vallarta is running a regularization campaign so you can apply for a temporary residency without leaving Mexico.

Some of requirements are:
* You have been in Mexico with an expired FMM tourist visa or with an expired residency card before December 31, 2019.

* Valid passport.
The process for the temporary residency under this campaign, includes 3 immigration fees which are:
1.- For the reception and study of the case $1,410.00 MXN
2.- Penalty fee, which will be imposed by the INM during the process.
3.- Temporary Residency card:

Up 1 year $ 4,413.00 MXN
2 years$ 6,613.00 MXN
3 years$ 8,376.00 MXN
4 years$9,927.00 MXN

PLEASE NOTE: This won’t apply for visas expired during the years 2020 or 2021.

On the other hand,  if you are staying in Mexico with a tourism visa which have expired during the last 60 days and are you interested on obtain a new legal stay  for another 180 days by tourism, according Art. 52 by immigration guideline , you may apply for a Regularization process if you fulfill the following financial solvency you may able to apply for a new tourist legal stay for 180 days under one of the following 2 options:

A.- Proof of financial solvency as bank statements for the last 6 months which shows an approximate monthly balance of $2,358.42 USD or $2,841 CAD.


B.- Proof of employment or pension income as bank statements for the last 6 months showing that the applicants receive a monthly income of $1886.73 USD or $2274 CAD.

Please be aware: This article is only for information purposes is not legal advice, if you would like us to review your particular case in order to give you legal advice or to assist you with the procedure please contact us sending an email [email protected] or calling to +52 322 293 6570