1) A completed
official application form (FDN1/02) and a copy. These are
available at any Mexican consulate and at the Regional Immigration
Office in Mexico.
Your original tourist visa (it cannot be expired).
3) A current
4) If spouses
are applying, a copy of the couple's marriage certificate.
proof from a U.S. or Mexican bank that the equivalent of $1030
U.S. is being deposited monthly into the bank account of the
applicant. For each dependent, the amount required is approximately
$515 U.S. If you own property in Mexico, the amount required
is reduced by one half. These minimums are set by the Mexican
government and fluctuate.
are two fees that must be paid to the Mexican Tax Department
through a Mexican bank, using Hacienda Form #5. One is approximately
$35 U.S. and the other approximately $90 U.S. These are paid
separately; the first one before you apply for your visa,
and the second one after you have applied and received a letter
stating that your application has been received and is being