Temporary Resident Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


The visa may only be used during the period of validity, which begins on the date of issuance, and is valid for one single entry. Once you have entered Mexican territory, within the first 30 calendar days, you must go to the National Migration Institute to process the residence card that proves your legal status in the country and allows you to remain in Mexico. In addition, some documents must be presented depending on the category applied for: Economic solvency; Scientific research in waters under Mexican jurisdiction; Invitation from an organization or a public or private institution; Under the auspices of an international legal instrument governing mobility of people; Family Unity; Real Estate Property in Mexican territory; Investor. Check the following link: https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/leamington/index.php/non-mexicans/visas/115-temporary-resident-visa



180 days - 4 years



300 approx.


Processing time

1 week - 1 month




What are eligibility requirements for the Temporary Resident Visa?

2 Eligibility Requirements

  • Current passport with a minimum validity left of six months.
  • For applicants under 18 years of age, birth certificate and official IDs of the parents or legal guardians.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Temporary Resident Visa?

5 Document Required

  • Visa application form printed on one page, double sided, properly completed and signed.
  • Passport or valid travel and identity document, original and a photocopy of the page containing the photograph and personal data.
  • Original and a photocopy of the migratory document proving your legal migratory status in Canada (only for applicants who are not Canadian citizens).
  • One photograph measuring 3.9 cm x 3.1 cm, face uncovered, no eyeglasses, frontal view, in colour, with white background.
  • Payment of fees in cash for the issuance of the visa.

Talent Migration data for Mexico

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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