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Senior Citizen Membership

Category: Do-It-Yourself
October 13, 2014
 

Merida’s City Hall offers a card with additional discounts to the ones INAPAM card offers to the elderly.

How to Return a Temporary Imported Vehicle That Became Illegal While in Mexico

Category: Do-It-Yourself
May 16, 2014
 

When a resident changes his Immigration status from temporary to permanent residency, he will have to return his vehicle abroad, because it will no longer be legal in the country, given that the permanent residency is not authorized for this purpose.

5 Things to Know About Obamacare and the Impact on US Taxes for Expats

Category: Professional Services
April 23, 2014
 

In 2014, Obamacare (or the Affordable Care Act) officially went into effect. There has been much confusion amongst Americans as to how the Act affects US expats living around the world. To help clarify how US taxes for expats will be impacted—or not—we have outlined the 5 things you need to know.

Senior Citizen Discount Card (INAPAM) (Update March 2014)

Category: Do-It-Yourself
March 24, 2014
 

If you are over sixty years old and a visa holder or citizen of Mexico, you will want an INAPAM card. Here’s how and where to get one in Merida, Yucatan.

How To Apply For a Mexican Resident Card For The First Time

Category: Resident Services
February 21, 2014
 

This process starts at a Mexican Consulate and finishes in Mexico by doing something called canje (exchange in English) at the Immigration Institute. Through the canje, foreigners who hold a Mexican VISA in their passports, granted by a Mexican consulate, apply at the Immigration Institute for a resident card of the same characteristics as the VISA given at the Consulate.

New Immigration Fees for 2014

Category: Resident Services
January 7, 2014
 

The Mexican Immigration Institute presented their new fees for 2014.

The End of Fideicomisos (Trusts)?

Category: Professional Services
August 31, 2013
 

On April 3rd, 2013, a new initiative to modify Article 27 of the Constitution was presented, which will allow foreigners to buy properties in the restricted zone without a trust agreement. Foreigners who currently have properties with a trust agreement may choose to cancel them and be direct owners.

New Immigration Information

Category: Resident Services
December 5, 2012
 

The laws about residential visas here in Mexico changed on November 9, but the ways those laws affect the processing of applications has not yet been ironed out. Here are some updates about the processes from our contacts at the immigration offices here in Merida…

New Immigration Laws 2012

Category: Resident Services
October 15, 2012
 

New immigration procedures for Mexico are going into effect in early November. Many of the details have not yet been published and are therefore not yet understood, but here is a synopsis of what has been announced so far…



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