Mexico

Your Expat
Community in Mexico

Connect with fellow expats in Mexico
Join exciting events and groups
Get information in our Mexico guides
Exchange tips about expat life in Mexico

Francois Bertrand

"The last InterNations event was just great: I had some very nice chats with fellow expats (even Canadians like me) in Mexico City. "

Barbara Melington

"With InterNations, we had the chance to find a good bi-lingual school for our children in Mexico. They are gonna grow up as true 'third-culture kids'! "

Our Community of Expats in Mexico Welcomes You!

¡Hola and welcome to our expat communities in vibrant Mexico! InterNations has been created to serve and support people around the globe who are moving to and living another country. Already, expats in Mexico are making the most of their new lives thanks to the mix of resources available on the InterNations platform. Simply join InterNations to find the answers to the questions that have been keeping you up at night as you prepare to move abroad. You may be worrying ʺwhat is the cost of living?”, “how is the tax system differentʺ, ʺis it better to live by the sea or in urban Mexico City?”, or ʺhow about the overall safety for me and my family?ʺ. All of these questions can be answered by the expats in our InterNations Communities in Mexico. They are always keen to help new members, just as they were helped when they first joined. InterNations should be your first port of call when planning your new life in Mexico. Our network is not just active online either, InterNations enables you to meet your new community face to face at local events, too. Mexico is an exciting country and the best way to make the most of your expat life in Mexico is through the InterNations Communities.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like Bahrain or Germany.

Join Our Exciting Events in Mexico

Attend our monthly events and activities for Mexico expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Mexico Expat Guides

  • Moving to Mexico

    Are you thinking of moving to Mexico? There is more to this beautiful country than vacation hotspots, fiestas, remarkable beaches, and lively cities! For more information about moving to Mexico as an expat, read our article about Mexico’s government, economy, and visa regulations.
  • Living in Mexico

    As an expat living in Mexico, you’ll experience what French poet André Breton called the surrealist country par excellence, where modern art and culture coexist with breathtaking scenery and Aztec pyramids. In preparation of your life in Mexico, read our Guide for info on housing, healthcare, and education.
  • Working in Mexico

    Your bags are packed, and you may already be dreaming of mixing cocktails in Cancún or setting up your own office in Mexico City. However, before you start working in Mexico as an expat, you need to do your homework: Learn more about local labor laws, self-employment, and job-hunting in our Expat Guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Mexico

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Mexico expat forums.

Find Out More about Being an Expat in Mexico

Mexico is famed for its lush tropical beaches, with Los Cabos, for example, one of the largest beaches in the world, with brilliant white sand that stretches for over 20 miles. Mexico’s rich ancient heritage also brings travelers flocking to see various sites such as the famous Mayan pyramids at Palneque. Mexico, along with Egypt and Greece, is fundamental to our understanding of the ancient world and expatriates planning a life in Mexico can look forward to discovering a truly fascinating culture. Mexican food has been exported and copied all over the world, but when you get an authentic taste for it on Mexico’s streets you'll be truly hooked. The country has something for everybody, from the adventurous thrill seeker to the culture vulture. Not only are Mexican people famously friendly, many expatriates also choose to live in Mexico to take advantage of the employment opportunities. Mexico is among the world’s largest economy, with most of its population working in the food and beverages, chemicals, petroleum and clothing industries. Tourism is a main part of Mexico’s prosperity, too, and being an expat there will allow you to take your time enjoying all of the great experiences that tourists from all over the world can only delight in for a few weeks at a time. The cost of living is relatively low compared to many other countries, so opportunities for expats to live well on a small budget are plentiful.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Malaysia or Saudi Arabia, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Make Friends and Build Your Expat Network before You Arrive in Mexico

InterNations is the world's first community for expats around the globe, and with membership by approval only, it is a safe environment to network and connect with fellow members who are trustworthy, polite, and friendly. So feel free to use InterNations to pose any questions that you need answering about living in Mexico! Keep up your hobbies and interests or learn brand new ones by joining various interest-based groups on InterNations and taking parts in a range of activities organized regularly by fellow members. Whether you live in Mexico City, Cancun, or Monterrey, there is sure to be a get-together close by. Existing groups cover activities such as sizzling hot Latin dancing and invigorating outdoor adventures, but you can always create your own group if your hobby is not yet covered in your city. After all, continuing your favorite activities after moving to Mexico will sure help ensure that your relocation is successful. Lastly, you can also attend the larger get-togethers organized by the InterNations Community and be introduced to some of the most interesting and helpful expats you’ll ever meet!