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Resident Documents Advice

Obtaining a Mexican resident card is not a simple one day task; rather, it is a multi-step process that begins at a Mexican Consulate in your home country and ends (sometimes months later) when you finally pick up your resident card at an immigration office in Mexico. Once you finally get your resident card (temporary or permanent),…
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Mexican Income Taxes For Foreigners - Made Simple

Sept. 16, 2017 Update Taxes and death are the two things most people want to avoid, but here at Yucalandia we suffer from a peculiar malady of grimacing and facing-off with distasteful-but-necessary issues.  We recently addressed Death** ,  so, now it’s time for taxes. Disclaimers: ~ As with all legal issues, it’s BEST to…
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6 Month Tourist Visas Are Just That - Please Read

INM Continues to Increase Enforcement of Restrictions on 6 Month “Tourist” Visas For people who do not track multiple expat forums from around Mexico, there are some real-world updates from around Mexico that are worth noting. Since their 2012 rule changes, INM has been gradually cracking down on foreigners' abuses of "tourist"…
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Temporary Vehicle Import Permits Regulations Are Updated

Temporary Import Permit regulations are being changed again. Sept. 10, 2017 Aduana agents at various US-Mexico border crossings are shifting their stance on whether the US state registration paper is sufficient to get a Temporary Import Permit for US-plated vehicles.  In the past, US state registration paperwork was sufficient,…