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The Plaza de la Constitución, Mexico City, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe total one time cost for temporary residency for moving to Mexico is between $30 to $40 once you get your temporary residence at the Mexican consulate. When you get here you have to have 3,365 pesos (US $184) for a year plus the $30 that will be the immigration fee. And then if you want a person like me to hire to do this when the person arrives to Mexico, it’s between 1,000 to 1,500 pesos (US$ 55 to $82) on top of the immigration fee. 
 
Basically, in order to come and live in Mexico, every foreigner has to go to a Mexican consulate. In the Mexican consulate, the person can ask directly for a Permanente or for a Temporary. My advice is to try to get a Permanente. If the Mexican consulate approves the Permanente then that person is already a Permanente and only when they arrive to Mexico, their card will be issued in Mexico. 
 
If they want a Temporary, it’s just basically the same. They have to go to a Mexican consulate and fulfill the income requirements, which is the same thing they would have to do for the Permanente.   
 
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Alfonso Galindo at Las Americas Country Club, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingTo purchase a property in Mexico, your closing cost can be between 6% and 10%. Immigration costs, depending on whether you will be a temporary or permanent resident, would be about US $1,500; that’s the attorney’s fees and other fees that you will pay to move in to Mexico. That is pretty much all the one-time costs involved when moving into Mexico.
 
If you want to be a temporary resident, there are various ways of getting an immigration visa. One is based on income, the other one is based on assets, and there is point system based on your profession. It can be combination of all three. If you are immigrating to Mexico based on income, you would need to show about US $1,500 in income to get a temporary or permanent residency. If you are immigrating to Mexico based on assets, you only have to show that you have over $125,000 in assets, which could be stocks, bonds, IRAs, or real estate that you hold in your home country.
 
 
If you can show that amount in assets then they will not need to qualify you based on income. If you are coming to work here in Mexico or if you are coming to practice your profession, they will consider you based on if you are a doctor, an artist, or an athlete, etc. then they will use the point system based on your profession.
 
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Pyramids in Mexico before a rain – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThere are two different residency statuses: temporary and permanent. The first time payment for a temporary residency visa is 4,500 pesos (around US $235), while it’s 6,000 pesos (around $270) for permanent residency.
 
You can use a mover to bring in your furniture and other belongings but to avoid a tax you must do so within 6 months of your visa being finalized in Mexico.
 
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