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Getting a CURP Number for Foreigners with Residency in Mexico

Last Update: March 13, 2024 The CURP, short for "Clave Única de Registro de Población," which translates to Unique Population Registry Code in English, it is an 18 digit alphanumeric code, and is akin to Mexico’s version of a Social Security or Social Insurance number. It serves as a unique identification number assigned to each individual living in Mexico and remains unchanged throughout one's lifetime. If you are residing in Mexico and possess a  Temporary Resident Card or Permanent Resident Card, it's crucial to understand that the CURP is now automatically generated and printed on your residency card as part of the...

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Requesting an Appointment with a Mexican Consulate

If you have ever attempted to call a Mexican consulate for information or to schedule an appointment, you know how frustrating it can be. Typically, you are not able to speak to a human being; you may receive a constant busy signal or a message stating they will not answer questions over the phone. However, did you know some consulates allow you to register and request an appointment online? Continue reading to find out how. To apply for a residency in Mexico, either temporary or permanent, you need to request an appointment at a Mexican consulate. To do so, you are...

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Residency in Mexico: 2024 Economic Solvency Requirements & Fees

Determining your economic solvency has been a challenge for anyone who is interested in residency in Mexico. The most important thing to remember when considering your economic solvency is that the Mexican Consulate that you start your application with will determine if you meet the requirements. ...

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