Temporary Resident Visa

 

If you are going to WORK in México, live in the USA or Mexico and you will receive your income from the US Company, you must apply for a visa as a “Temporary Resident”.

Requirements:

1. Fill out the Application Download

2. Passport (book passport) original and one copy from the first, last and all pages in which you have visas or stamps).

3. If you are not a United States citizen, you must present a US alien permanent resident card (green card) or a US valid visa multiple entries, (original and one copy).

4. One passport size picture front view white background (recent and without glasses).

5. Proof of Employment (US Company):

a) Original Letterhead typed sheet from the US company/organization/association which must be addressed to the  Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego specifying the following:

- Applicant´s full name and nationality.

- Activity, length of time working there and monthly income perceived by applicant.

- Specify commitment of shared responsibility with the applicant

- Registration number, business activity, physical address and complete name and contact information of the company/organization/association.

b)Copy of valid official ID of the person who signed the letter of proof of employment (with photo, full name and signature “must be in ink, electronic signature is not valid”). The name and signature must match both in the letter and ID.

c) Active Secretary of State Registration (Certificate of Status), printed recently and Current City Business License (copy).

5. Letter of Intention from the Mexican Company:

a) Original letter of Intention “letterhead typed” from the Mexican company/organization/association which must be addressed to the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego requesting the visa and specifying the following:

- Applicant´s full name and nationality.

- Exact purpose or activity and length of time for the trip to Mexico.

- How your expenses will be covered.

- Specify commitment of shared responsibility with the applicant.

- Registration number, business activity, physical address and complete name and contact information of the company/organization/association.

d) Copy of valid official ID of the person who signed the letter of intention from the Mexican company (with photo, full name and signature “must be in ink, electronic signature is no valid”). ”). The name and signature must match both in the letter and ID.

c) Valid Business Registration Certificate from the company, printed recently (constancia de situación fiscal “SAT”)

6. Original and a photocopy of financial records (last six months of bank statements – the complete official statement month by month with full name and address – NO P.O. Box) which reflect monthly income and salary with minimum balance of $1220.00 us dollars at the end of the month as well as  the last six months of pay stubs.

If you have investments, you can present the last twelve months of financial institution statements showing at least $20,200 US dollars at the end of each month (the complete official statement month by month with full name and address – NO P.O. Box).

Note: If the documents are from outside of the United States, you must present the original apostilled or legalized and translated into Spanish by an official translator) original and one copy.

8. Application processing fee $36.00 US dollars. We only accept cash and Money Order. Please note that in case of refusal of visa, the payment is not refundable. We recommend that before submitting your application, you verify your documentation is complete.

Be advised that the time and process to obtain a Mexican visa may vary (one to ten days). The Consulate does not guarantee the issuance of the visa, and its expedition the same day you come. If you are coming to San Diego for the sole purpose of obtaining the Mexican visa, we encourage you to plan a minimum stay of one to three business days.

We recommend that you do not purchase your travel tickets until the proper visa is obtained. The Mexican visa gives you the possibility of travelling to the country. The entry into Mexican territory depends on Mexican immigration authorities at the port of entry.

Once you have gathered all the required documentation for the visa application process, you must send an email to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo., stating your full birth name, phone number, personal email of the applicant and the type of visa you wish to apply for.  Upon receiving this information, we will review it and assign you an appointment (one per person) at the earliest possible date. Please note that the approximate wait time to receive a reply to your email is one to three business days.

On the day of your scheduled appointment, you will present yourself to the Mexican Consulate with your previously approved documents in original and the correspondent copies of said documents to conclude the application process and subsequent interview to obtain your Mexican Visa. Note: additional paperwork may be asked in certain instances.

For your convenience, if you do not speak English and/or Spanish you must be accompanied by an interpreter.