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MEXICO – Increased Immigration Fees from 1 January 2019

Effective 1 January 2019, the fees charged by the National Immigration Institute (INM) for immigration services have increased, in line with the Consumer Price Index yearly increase.

The new fees, with a comparison to the previous fees, are listed below:

Service 2018 Fee (Mex$) 2019 Fee (Mex$) Increase (Mex$) Increase %
Certified document copies 19 20 1 5.26%
Legalisation 536 561 25 4.66%
Visitor Visa - Non-Remunerated Activities) 533 558 25 4.69%
Visitor Visa (Remunerated Activities) 2974 3114 140 4.71%
Temporary Resident (1 Year) 3961 4148 187 4.72%
Temporary Resident (2 Years) 5936 6215 279 4.70%
Temporary Resident (3 Years) 7518 7872 354 4.71%
Temporary Resident (4 Years) 8910 9330 420 4.71%
Permanent Resident 4828 5056 228 4.72%
Replacement of Residence Card 1220 1277 57 4.67%
Change of Condition 1266 1325 59 4.66%
Certificate of Legal Status 405 424 19 4.69%
Exit Permit 405 424 19 4.69%
Work Permit 2974 3114 140 4.71%
APEC Business travel Card 1310 1372 62 4.73%

Action items

  • Employers who may be affected are encouraged to consult their immigration specialist.

This alert was prepared with information provided by Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2019 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.