The Mexican government has adjusted the processing fees for many application types.

Key Points:

  • As of Jan, 2022, processing fees for the following application types are as follows:
    • Study and reception of documents (migratory condition) – 1,514 Mexican pesos (MXN).
    • Exchange, issuance or renewal for one year – 4,739 MXN.
    • Exchange, issuance or renewal for two years – 7,100 MXN.
    • Exchange, issuance or renewal for three years – 8,993 MXN.
    • Exchange, issuance of renewal for four years – 10,658 MXN.
    • Re-issuance of photo credential for one, two, three or four years (temporary or permanent resident) – 1,459 MXN.
    • Exchange, issuance or renewal for a permanent resident – 5,776 MXN.
    • Exit permit – 484 MXN.
    • Work permit (with a previous migratory condition) – 3,558 MXN.
    • Naturalization process (years of residency in Mexico; original country; or have Mexican children) – 7,790 MXN.

BAL Analysis: Foreign nationals and employers should note the new processing fees for 2022 and plan accordingly.

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