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Do I need a passport to move to Mexico?

December 3rd, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Is a passport required for U.S. citizens to move to Mexico?

Yes. According to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. citizens must present a valid US passport book or card to enter Mexico – whether moving there or just visiting. If you enter Mexico by air, a passport book is required. If you enter Mexico by land or sea, you can use a passport book or passport card.

If you have questions about passport requirements for entering Mexico, contact the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.

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Mexico Moving Requirements

October 15th, 2014 - 9:16 AM
Mexico Moving Requirements

What you need to move to Mexico

If you’re moving to Mexico from the U.S., you’ll definitely need a passport, but what else should you be prepared for? Depending on your reasons for moving, you may also need a visa and other documents. Let’s take a look at what’s required, and some tips for moving your belongings to Mexico the easy way.

Do I need a passport to move to Mexico?

Yes, you must present a valid U.S. passport to enter Mexico. But a passport isn’t all you need —you may need a visa. The type of visa you need depends on whether you intend to move to Mexico temporarily or permanently.

What visa do you need for a temporary move?

For a temporary move, you’ll need a Visa de Residente Temporal . This visa is for those who want to stay in Mexico for more than 180 days but not longer than four years. It’s renewable and gives temporary residency status to the holder.

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Moving to Mexico with Pets

June 3rd, 2013 - 3:14 PM

How do I move to Mexico with my pet?


If you’re an animal lover like me, the first thing on your mind when planning a move to Mexico is how to get Fido or Fluffy there, too. Here is some helpful information, including requirements and tips, for traveling to Mexico with your furry or fluffy friend.

What are the requirements for moving my pet to Mexico?

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Moving to Mexico

By Josh J
April 18th, 2008 - 4:05 PM

Andale!!! Thinking about retirement? Has the cost of living gotten too high? Want to trade the rat race for an afternoon siesta? You may want to consider one of U-Pack's newest services: Moving to Mexico!

In the past few years, U-Pack has seen a growing demand for moving to Mexico and moving from Mexico. U-Pack is currently the only "You Pack, We Drive" option for moving to Mexico. We have been moving customers in and out of 17 of the 31 Mexican States since January 2007.

Need to know how much moving to Mexico costs? Get a free moving quote.