Mexico

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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'! "

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Mexico

Are you an expat working and living in Mexico? Or are you preparing to move soon to Mexico City, Monterrey or any other of the Mexican international hotspots?

Expat life in Mexico has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the Yucatán peninsula, learning how Mexican people celebrate Día de Muertos, up to tasting Mexico’s favorite dishes such as guacamole.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Mexico. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Germany to living in Saudi Arabia.

Top Articles in the Mexico Expat Guide

  • 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!

Working and living in Mexico – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Mexico requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Mexican expat life. Living abroad in Mexico raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Mexico?ʺ, ʺWhich German-language schools are there in the D.F.?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Mexico City should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Mexican municipality in Guadalajara?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Mexico is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Mexico aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Mexico. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from restaurants and nightlife, to food & shopping or food and shopping, up to health-care. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhat's the most comfortable clothing for this climate?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Mexico? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Singapore or living in Portugal!

Tips on living and working in Mexico – From domestic help to car rental agencies

Moreover, our expat directory for Mexico includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. domestic help or car rental agencies. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Mexico with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt ¡Hola! from our expats living and working 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'! "

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