If you want to import a vehicle permanently, please see Nationalizing. A temporary car permit (TIP) is not required in the “Free Zone” which is North and South Baja and along all the US / Mexico border up to approx. 16 to 20 miles into Mexico. It also includes the part of Sonora west of HWY 15 to Guaymas… Read More
NAFTA-made vehicles may be nationalized at Laredo and some other ports of entry. Check with a broker as to model years. This is a reputable broker to nationalize your vehicle. There is no way to legally nationalize a vehicle that is already in Mexico. A citizen or temporary or permanent resident may nationalize a vehicle. You may import 2013… Read More
When buying a vehicle in Mexico there are some obstacles. This is not to discourage but to inform. All my comments are based on experiences with clients. There is no CarFax or similar websites available to the public (only to auto dealers at considerable expense) to check a vehicle’s history. What is the actual distance the vehicle was driven?… Read More
Auto Insurance Insuring your automobile is mandatory in Mexico. We can provide vehicle insurance for Mexican state-registered vehicles as well as for automobiles registered in Canada and the US. In addition, we have insurance for vehicles in Guanajuato state with an UCD permit. Please email: Sonia@SoniaDiazMexico.com for details. Mobility Laws Breathalyzer operations on a permanent… Read More
OUR BEST-SELLING BOOK
Mexico is an incredible country with many unique living experiences to choose from. Our best-selling guide helps make your move to Mexico a little bit easier. Read More
DID YOU KNOW?
There are many things in Mexico that aren’t like back home. Different laws, different procedures for banking, and many different ways of thinking. We’ll look at “Did You Know?” topics on this page. I bet you didn’t know at least some of them. Read More