📅 October 10, 2022

Moving to Mexico as a Digital Nomad: Checklist and Useful Facts

Authored by Andrea Villegas

Moving to Mexico as a Digital Nomad: Checklist and Useful Facts

Mexico is the TOP destination for the winter and all year round for global digital nomads if you are looking to escape the winter into a warmer place with amazing beaches, food and quality of life. This is a complete basic guide about moving to Mexico as a digital nomad.

Digital Nomad Checklist for Mexico

Book Flights in your preferred platform e.g. https://www.kiwi.com/en/.

Check if you need a Tourist Visa in the Official Government Page: https://www.inm.gob.mx/gobmx/word/index.php/paises-requieren-visa-para-mexico/.

Temporary or Permanent Residency Visa (Long-Term Visas): https://visadb.io/search/visas/all/Canada/Mexico.

Service recommendation for Digital Nomad Visa Options for Mexico: Contact Daniel here: https://bit.ly/3wMRKd9. Full-service assistance starts from $700.

Insurance recommendation from $12USD weekly: https://bit.ly/3SKlBMChttps://bit.ly/3SKlBMC.

Find amazing and cheap accommodation: Check out “Digital Nomads Mexico” here https://www.facebook.com/groups/DigitalNomadsMexico.

You MUST have a return flight ticket to enter. Check out https://onewayfly.com/?fpr=dnatw for discount.

Best luggage & backpacks for nomads to travel around Mexico with 15% OFF: https://solgaard.co.

COVID-19 Requirements: There were never any COVID-19 related requirements for international travelers.

What do you need to know about Mexico?

Cost of living: From 500.38 USD (rent excluded and DEPENDS on the state you choose)

Cost of rent: From 493.45 USD (1 bedroom apartment in the city center and DEPENDS on the state)

Currency: Mexican Peso ($) (MXN)‎

Unmissable experiences: Teotihuacan Pyramids, Bellas Artes, Chapultepec Castle, Cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula, Beaches nearby the Caribbean, Walking in “Magic Towns” such as San Cristobal or San Miguel de Allende, Scuba Dive in Cozumel, eat the best food in Oaxaca and Puebla, Chechen Itza, Plant medicine etc.

Most popular cities: Mexico City, Tulum, Playa del Carmen, Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Escondido, Guanajuato, Guadalajara and several more please add!

Best months to work remotely from: All year-round, but it also depends on the cities you choose as they can get very rainy or windy 🙂

Popular festivals: Day of the dead, Independence Day on September 15th, Guelaguetza in July, Posadas in December.

Cafés and Coworking Spaces: There are several around Mexican states, but for Mexico City we have a personal recommendation: https://www.instagram.com/blendstation_/?hl=en. Feel free to stay hours there to work.

Opening hours: Most things are open at 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Just beware of holidays.

Tipping at restaurants: 10%.

Wifi: You can access several public spots. In Mexico City, there are WiFi Spots in the corners.

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