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MEXICO

As Your Second Option

Mexico

HIGHLIGHTS
BUSINESS FRIENDLY
FAMILY FRIENDLY
RETIREE FRIENDLY
AFFORDABLE LABOR
AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE
STRONG ECONOMY
WORLD-CLASS HEALTHCARE
TOP EDUCATION

Our Service Packages​

We offer a range of packages, each tailored to suit your specific needs and peace of mind.

Mexico Residency + Property Tour

$16,500
Requirements: Notarized Documents
Premium Economy Fly Tickets
Personal Chauffeur
Luxury Hotel with Daily Breakfast
Bank Account Setup
Company Incorporation
Expert Legal Support
Professional Accounting Services
Comprehensive Real Estate Tour
Complete Property Acquisition Support

Mexico Residency + Property Tour

$10,000
Requirements: Notarized Documents
24/7 Support

Consultation with Healthcare Specialists

Expert Medical Advice
Plastic Surgery Consultations
State-of-the-Art Facilities
Specialized in Healthcare Tourism
Personalized Treatment Plans
Post-Procedure Care Guidance
Multilingual Support
Confidential

Investment Opportunities

Mexico's real estate market is a popular choice for investors and expatriates due to its diverse landscapes, rich culture, and favorable climate. The country offers a wide range of properties, from beachfront villas to urban apartments, catering to various tastes and budgets. Mexico's growing tourism and retirement communities contribute to a steady demand for rental and residential properties. The cost of living is relatively low, making it an attractive destination for those seeking a high quality of life at an affordable price. Additionally, Mexico's property laws are foreigner-friendly, allowing easy ownership and investment opportunities. This, combined with its proximity to the United States and Canada, makes Mexico an ideal location for North American investors and retirees.

Historic City Center Apartment
Mexico
$120,000
2-3 bedrooms
1.5 bathrooms
Example property, details not final.
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Modern City Center Apartment
Mexico
$150,000
3 bedrooms
2.5 bathrooms
Example property, details not final.
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Modern City Center Apartment
Mexico
$30,000
1-2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
Example property, details not final.
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We Take Care of Every Aspect

Complete Personal & Family Setup: ID, Insurance, Education, Healthcare

Buy Tropical Property From Your Home

Top-Tier Lawyers & Accountants

Business & Property Brokerage

Property Financing: Zero/Low Interest Plans

Comprehensive Property Management

Airbnb Hosting Solutions

Property Remodeling & Reconstruction

Exclusive Real Estate Development: Your Container Beach Resort

Turnkey Investment Opportunities

184

World Rank

Mexico’s economic freedom score is 63.2, making its economy the 61st freest in the 2023 Index.

32

Regional Rank

Mexico is ranked 11th out of 32 countries in the North, South and Central America regions, and its overall score is above the world and regional averages.

199

Passport Rank

Panama's passport ranking 22rd in the world passport index. With access to 160 visa-free destinations

Population
Inflation (CPI)
GDP (PPP)
Cost of Living

*For family of four in Mexico City (without rent)

Frequently Asked Questions

We have curated a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions for your convenience. Should you require further assistance or if your question remains unanswered, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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General

Moving to Mexico can offer a variety of appealing benefits, depending on your personal preferences and goals. Here are some compelling reasons why people choose to move to Mexico:

Affordable Cost of Living: Compared to many Western countries, the cost of living in Mexico is generally more affordable. This allows you to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle while potentially saving on expenses.

Sun-Kissed Beach Paradises: Feel the warm sand between your toes as you explore Mexico’s pristine coastline. Whether you’re drawn to the turquoise waters of Cancún, the bohemian charm of Tulum, or the hidden coves of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico’s beaches are your personal canvas for relaxation and adventure.

Culinary Bliss: Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a symphony of flavors! From street tacos exploding with sizzling goodness to haute cuisine that’s a masterpiece on a plate, Mexico’s culinary scene is a journey of exploration and delight. Savor the tangy zest of freshly squeezed lime and the rich aroma of spices that dance through the air.

Breathtaking Landscapes: Mexico is a land of contrasts that will leave you awe-inspired. Imagine hiking through lush rainforests, exploring ancient Mayan ruins hidden in the jungle, and gazing at towering mountains that seem to touch the sky. Every step is an opportunity to connect with nature’s grandeur.

Festivals and Fiery Celebrations: Prepare to be swept up in the vibrant rhythm of Mexico’s festivals. From the colorful explosions of Dia de los Muertos to the exuberance of Carnival, you’ll find yourself immersed in a tapestry of music, dance, and celebration that’s deeply ingrained in the country’s soul.

Urban Marvels: Mexico’s cities are a blend of history and modernity, where colonial architecture stands side by side with contemporary art and innovation. Dive into the buzzing energy of Mexico City, where towering skyscrapers share the skyline with ancient pyramids and bustling markets.

Warmth Beyond the Sun: While the Mexican climate is undeniably inviting, it’s the warmth of its people that truly shines. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted with open arms and genuine smiles. The camaraderie and connections you’ll make will turn acquaintances into lifelong friends.

Gateway to Exploration: Mexico’s central location makes it the perfect launching pad for exploring neighboring countries and cultures. Picture yourself discovering hidden gems in Central America or soaking in the charm of historic colonial towns.

Your Home Away from Home: Whether you dream of a beachfront villa, a cozy colonial casa, or a modern urban loft, Mexico offers a range of living options to suit your desires. And with a welcoming expat community by your side, you’ll find a supportive network ready to make your transition seamless.

While knowing some basic Spanish will greatly enhance your experience, many urban areas and tourist destinations have English-speaking locals and services. Learning a bit of the language will certainly help you navigate daily life more smoothly.

Absolutely, Mexico offers luxury living options in upscale neighborhoods and cities. High-end restaurants, resorts, and services cater to those seeking a more lavish lifestyle.

Yes, Mexico City is known for its safety, making it comfortable for families to explore on foot. Walkable streets and a welcoming atmosphere create a secure environment.

Family & Education

Yes, depending on the type of residency you’re granted, you may be able to include your spouse and dependent children in your application.

Mexico City is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be explored. From museums and art galleries to parks and cultural festivals, there’s always something exciting for the whole family.

Mexico City offers prestigious international schools that prioritize academic excellence and holistic development. Your child will have access to top-tier education that nurtures curiosity and critical thinking.

Absolutely, Mexico City provides a range of trusted childcare services. Whether you need a nanny or daycare, you can find flexible solutions to balance work and family life.

Immigration

Mexico offers several types of visas for expats, each designed to cater to different circumstances and purposes of stay. Here are some of the main types of visas available for expatriates:

Tourist Visa (Visitor Visa): The tourist visa allows you to stay in Mexico for tourism purposes for up to 180 days. It does not permit you to work or engage in income-generating activities. Tourist visas are typically issued upon arrival at the airport or border, and the process is relatively straightforward.

Temporary Resident Visa: This visa is designed for individuals who wish to live in Mexico for more than 180 days but less than four years. It’s a popular choice for expats who plan to work, study, or retire in Mexico. Temporary Resident Visa holders are allowed to work legally and may also engage in income-generating activities.

Permanent Resident Visa: The permanent resident visa is for individuals who intend to live in Mexico indefinitely. This option is suitable for expats who want to establish long-term roots in the country. Permanent Resident Visa holders have the same rights as Mexican citizens, except for voting in elections.

Retiree or Pensionado Visa: Also known as the “Pensionado Visa,” this option is tailored for retirees or individuals with a consistent pension income. To qualify, you need to prove a regular monthly income from a pension or retirement fund. The Retiree Visa offers various benefits, including discounts on certain services.

Student Visa: This visa is for individuals who wish to study in Mexico for an extended period. To obtain a student visa, you need to provide proof of acceptance from a recognized educational institution and demonstrate sufficient financial means to cover your stay and studies.

Family Unity Visa: The Family Unity Visa is for family members of Mexican citizens or permanent residents who wish to join their relatives in Mexico. Spouses, dependent children, and parents of Mexican citizens or permanent residents are eligible for this visa.

Work Visa: The work visa is for individuals who have a job offer or employment contract from a Mexican employer. The employer usually needs to demonstrate that the position cannot be filled by a Mexican national. Work visas are generally issued for a specific job and employer.

Investor Visa: The investor visa is designed for individuals who want to invest a certain amount of money in a Mexican business. The investment threshold varies and is often quite substantial. This type of visa allows you to manage and oversee your investment in Mexico.

Scientific or Technologist Visa: This visa is for professionals in the scientific, technological, or academic fields who are invited to Mexico by a recognized institution to collaborate on research, projects, or academic activities.

Temporary Resident Visa is valid for up to four years and can be renewed, while Permanent Resident Visa grants indefinite residency without the need for renewal.

The specific documents may vary, but you will generally need: a valid passport, proof of financial solvency (bank statements, pension statements, etc.), application form, health insurance, criminal background check, passport-sized photos, and a fee payment.

You can apply for Permanent Residency directly if you meet certain criteria, such as being financially self-sufficient, having close family ties to a Mexican citizen or permanent resident, or having a recognized professional qualification.

Real Estate

No, you do not need to be a Mexican resident to obtain property in Mexico. Non-residents, including foreigners, are allowed to buy real estate in Mexico. However, there are certain regulations and considerations that you should be aware of when purchasing property as a non-resident:

Restricted Zones: The Mexican Constitution prohibits non-Mexican individuals from directly owning property within 50 kilometers (about 31 miles) of the coastline or 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) of the borders. These areas are known as “restricted zones.” However, there are legal structures that allow non-residents to acquire property within these zones through a trust called a “fideicomiso.”

Fideicomiso (Bank Trust): To acquire property in a restricted zone, non-residents typically use a fideicomiso, which is a real estate trust established with a Mexican bank. The bank holds legal title to the property on behalf of the foreign buyer, who is the beneficiary of the trust. The beneficiary retains all ownership rights and can sell, lease, or bequeath the property.

Direct Ownership for Non-Restricted Zones: In areas that are not within the restricted zones, non-residents can purchase property directly without the need for a fideicomiso. They can hold title to the property in their own name.

Registration and Taxes: As a property owner, you’ll need to register the property with local authorities and pay property taxes (predial). Non-residents might also need to obtain a tax identification number (RFC) for tax purposes related to property ownership.

Due Diligence: Just like with any real estate transaction, conducting thorough due diligence is crucial. This includes verifying property ownership, checking for any liens or encumbrances, and ensuring that all necessary paperwork is in order.

Yes, investing in real estate in Mexico can be a promising choice for expatriates. The country’s growing economy, diverse property options, and popularity as a tourist destination make it an attractive market.

Beachfront condos, vacation rentals, and urban properties are popular investment choices in Mexico. Each type offers unique potential for rental income and appreciation.

Returns on real estate investments in Mexico can vary based on property type, location, and market conditions. Rental yields and property appreciation potential contribute to returns.

Retirement

Mexico offers a Temporary Resident Visa, often used by retirees. It grants a stay of up to four years and allows retirees to enjoy the country’s lifestyle while proving sufficient financial means to support themselves.

Retirees often gain access to Mexico’s national healthcare system (IMSS) or equivalent programs with nominal fees. Private healthcare providers might also offer discounted plans, ensuring retirees’ well-being.

Absolutely! Retirees often enjoy reduced entry fees to cultural events, museums, theaters, and other recreational activities, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in local culture.

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