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Tips for Living in Mexico

Tips from expats and experts about moving to Mexico and living in Mexico.

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Living Overseas

Drinking Water in Mexico

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The bottled water is safe in Cancun. If you are at a local restaurant, make sure you ask for the bottle and glass, sometimes they just bring you a glass. You want to see them open the bottle in front of you or you want the actual bottle. (Continue Reading)

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Living Overseas

Driving in Mexico

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It is best to drive behind someone who has local plates, as he will usually know where the potholes are, especially at night. If it is raining, this is particularly recommended. (Continue Reading)

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Overseas Retirement

Importing of Vehicles

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Right now, you can import vehicles that are 6 or more years old IF the VIN number starts from 1-5 . That seems to include some BMW and Mercedes SUVs, some toyota trucks etc. But the import duties will be around 1800 bucks. (Continue Reading)

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Visas & Work Permits

Working Visas/Permits

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Since november 2012, new rules are now in place. There is no longer FM3, FM2s etc. Now there is Residente Temporal, and Residente Permanente. A work permit will be given under Residente Temporal. (Continue Reading)

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Moving Abroad

What you want to bring

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Some things I recommend that you bring with you: All small electronics, including kindle readers etc, and all digital books you can bring with you. Vacuum cleaners are almost non-existent, (Continue Reading)

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