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Yucatan Government Expat Survey

Category: Resident Services
November 3, 2015

The Yucatan Government would like you to take this survey designed to understand what expatriates like about Merida and the surrounding area, and what they would like to see in the future…

Sign Up for IMSS Medical Insurance

Category: Do-It-Yourself
November 3, 2015

Many people who move to Yucatan are interested in signing low insterest personal loans up for health insurance provided by Mexico. This insurance is provided by IMSS, the Mexican Institute of Social Security (Instituto Mexicano de Seguridad Social).  This insurance provides national healthcare to any employed Mexican, as well as to any resident who wants […]

New Immigration Fees for 2015

Category: Professional Services
January 5, 2015

The Mexican Immigration Institute presented their new fees for 2015, these are valid starting January 1st 2015.

Divorce Process in Mexico

Category: Professional Services
November 18, 2014

People who marry abroad can have their divorce process in the city of Merida, whether the marriage took place between two foreigners or between a foreigner and a Mexican.

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.

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