Mexico Investor Visa

A Temporary Residence Visa allows investors to move to Mexico for up to 4 years.


  • Stay for up to 4 years
  • Unlimited entry and exit
  • Relatively low investment
  • Path to Permanent Residence
  • Low cost of living and good quality of life
  • Sunny weather


Mexico is renowned for its welcoming culture, amazing music, delicious regional food, and sunny weather. It also offers a low cost of living and easy access to the USA, South America, and Europe, making it a great place to start a business.


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Investment paths include:

  • $158,000 in real estate
  • $79,000 invested in stock, capital, or a business that employs 3 workers


$44+ for visa fee and $218 for Temporary Residence Card.


Apply with your documents at a Mexican embassy or consulate abroad. You can schedule an appointment here. You may be asked to complete an interview in English or Spanish and you will pay $44+ for the visa.

Your visa should be processed within a few days.

When you enter Mexico, you have 30 days to process a Temporary Residence Card. First, fill out the request form here.

Complete the Formato Basico and the FMM form you received upon entry to Mexico.

Bring your documents, a letter of request, your passport, and the $218 fee with you to your appointment. Your first residence card will be issued for 1 year, but it can be extended up to 4 years.


  • Passport valid at least 6 months, with copies of the information page and any previous visa to Mexico
  • Completed and signed application form
  • 45 x 35 mm passport photo
  • Proof of your residence/address

Proof of finances and your ability to make the investment, which could include:

  • Deed to your property
  • Notarized documentation of your investment in a Mexican company
  • Business plan, contracts with clients and suppliers, invoices, receipts, proof of incorporation or licenses, other proof of business operations, and proof of employees

Other documents may be required.


  • Schedule consular appointments here.