This type of visa is appropriate if:


  • You are moving to Mexico to live there indefinitely
  • You don´t have a work authorization



  • Apply at this Consular Section in person
  • Fill out the application form
  • Valid passport in original and one color photocopy of page containing personal information
  • If not a South African citizen, valid proof of legal residence/entry in South Africa and one photocopy
  • One photo passport size(size 1.5 x 1.3/4 inches), color, no glasses, white background
  • Original financial records: last twelve months of your bank statements*; last twelve months of pay stubs or pension payments; employment letter specifying your position and salary and the last twelve months; international credit card statements from the last twelve months; OR yearly social security statement and one copy. You can also submit official documents proving the ownership of a property/company/business and one photocopy of them, for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Due to the measures taken to stop the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, visa applications will be attended only by appointment. Please request your appointment by sending an email to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
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  • Payment of consular fee (only cash ZAR)

* The bank statements must be stamped by the banking institution.