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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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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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Living Overseas

Getting Rid of Ants in Your Home in Mexico

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Ants in your home is a common problem and a tolerated problem in most areas of Mexico. Solution, bring a box of borox detergent with you. (Continue Reading)

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Expat Finance

Bring US Dollars to Mexico

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If you are visiting or moving to Mexico, bring American cash. Do not exchange it for pesos at any airport as they do not give you the best exchange rate. (Continue Reading)

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Expat Finance

Use Pesos at Local Markets instead of Credit Cards

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Try your best to refrain from using credit and debit cards on the local markets in Mexico. Besides the fact that the foreign exchange rate is taking money from you through your bank, you also run the chance of being charged the wrong rate. (Continue Reading)

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