International moving to Mexico
International Moving to Mexico
We have been carrying moving services to Mexico for more than 30 years, mainly with our regular Europe-Mexico routes. We are a pioneer international moving company in the sector in Spain.
With our own warehouses in Madrid and Valencia, we accommodate the storage and storage of goods in our warehouses during your move. We have our own fleet of vehicles, adapted to cover all transport needs: from the transport of a conventional move to another type of transport of more specific goods such as the transport of works of art, transport of pianos, transport of vehicles …
Trust authentic professionals in international removals and avoid any problems in your transfer to Mexican territory
Regular departures with reduced prices for moving from Spain to Mexico (Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia), moving to Mexico from France (Paris and Nice), or moving from the United Kingdom (London, Manchester), Germany (Berlin and Munich).
Uses and customs of Mexico
Mexico is one of the countries with the greatest climatic variety that exist. In addition to its popular cuisine (mariachi, spicy food), dances (rancheras) and folklore (the typical Mexican hat), Mexico stands out for curiosities in sports: the charrería derives from the tasks of the caporales in the cattle ranches. Soccer is an important activity in the country, in addition to baseball, ballgame and boxing.
Documents necessary for the importation of personal effects
Proof of residence outside the country is required for at least 2 years by means of a household visa at the corresponding embassy, passport copy, nie or DNI, CURP (unique key of the population register), inventory stamped by the consulate (must coincide with the real one which is done in the move, otherwise it is considered contraband), a letter stating that no prohibited items are carried in your international move and your address in Mexico.
Save money with a shared move
A shared move, or groupage, allows you to use the same container for shipping merchandise and household goods by plane or ship. It is difficult to complete an entire container with a move, so why not share the container and save on your move?
Popular events and festivals in Mexico
Apart from the religious calendar, the following celebrations in Mexico stand out: Independence Day, the most important Mexican Revolution -20 November-, as well as the equally important holiday in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Las Posadas, of religious origin, not forgetting La Charrería (the “standard of Mexico before the world”), are acts that give the country that particular and genuine touch.
Museums / Daytime Leisure / What to visit
The center of the Republic of Mexico D.F. It has a name: Constitution Square. On one side, is the Templo Mayor. The Palace of Fine Arts is one of the architectural references, as is the Museum of Anthropology and History. Chapultepec Castle and Guadalupe Basilica are two of the places that Mudinmar advises you to visit.
Accommodation in Mexico
Mudinmar recommends the following pages related to the search for accommodation in Mexico.
Neighborhoods and areas of interest in Mexico
One of the most important neighborhoods in Mexico City stands out for its tradition and antiquity. It is the cultural center of the south of the capital. For its part, Xochimilco is one of the most famous attractions of D.F.
Cities of Mexico where we can work with you
The cities of Mexico where we can work with you are: Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Distrito Federal (DF), Durango, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Ro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatán and Zacatecas.
Mexico Customs Information
Mexico has a total of 49 customs. Mexican customs are located on the northern border with the United States, on the southern border with Guatemala and Belize, and at strategic points such as seaports on the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coasts, as well as interior points within the Republic.
- Alcohol: it is allowed to import only one of the following; 1.5 liters of wine, 1.14 liters of liquor, 1.14 liters in total between wine and liquor, maximum 8.5 liters of beer.
- Tobacco: you can take a limited amount of tobacco (cigarettes, cigars …) without paying in customs.
- Gifts: you can bring a gift without paying if it does not exceed 60 Mexican dollars.
- Food and / or similar products: Mexico is a very strict country in this regard. The entry of meat, eggs, products of the day, honey, fresh fruits and vegetables is prohibited.
- Plants: the importation of plants is prohibited due to the risk that they can transmit diseases.
- Other prohibited items: firearms, sprays, among others.
Services associated upon arrival in Mexico
- Storage at destination: we can offer storage service in any city in Mexico.
- Insurance: we recommend full risk insurance for transoceanic or intercontinental shipments. Do not forget that we do not insure goods packed by the customer.
- Delivery at destination: you can choose the day of delivery for door-to-door services. Our agents in Mexico, with whom we maintain a close collaboration, will advise you on all the details of the delivery at your home with the relevant restrictions.
Thirty to forty days from ship departure, depending on the remoteness of the city or province of the port of entry.
Import of animals
“The purpose of this procedure is to make known to people who intend to enter Mexico animals such as dogs and cats, reptiles, song and ornamental birds, ferrets and turtles, the steps to follow, as well as the requirements to be met before the Offices of Agricultural Health Inspection (OISA) located in international airports, border cruises and international seaports. It is important to note that in Mexico only dogs and cats are considered pets. ” More information here.
It is worth mentioning that the Mexican Consular Network is not authorized to intervene in this process.
Requirements for vehicle transport
When making your international move to Mexico, you will have to take into account a series of requirements to import cars and motorcycles.
If the client has the FM-3 immigration certificate, he can import his vehicle at the time of making his international move to Mexico, the owner must be present on arrival to prove the property with the invoice, identification FM-3 and have an international credit card so you can guarantee import duties and the international moving of the car or motorcycle.
The legal stay of the vehicle will be valid while your immigration document is in force, the client must export the car once he leaves the country, he cannot sell or leave the car in Mexico.
The payment of import duties in Mexico is around $ 300 and you will have to face the payment with an international credit card
Diplomats and foreigners with current FM-2 or FM-3 are the only ones who can import cars.
In the case of diplomats, the list endorsed by the Mexican consulate or embassy is needed and in Mexico foreign relations grants them diplomatic franchise for the import of household goods and the vehicle separately, in this way the international move to Mexico.
New or used vehicles can be imported with less than one year, paying taxes and fees according to their CIF value, which will depend on their characteristics, according to Mexican customs tables. All vehicles will be inspected by the Mexican Agricultural Inspection Agency upon arrival in Mexico.
Information of interest in a move to Mexico City
Mexico City or the Federal District is the capital of the Mexican country, located in the southern center of the territory and located in the basin of Lake Texcoco. The city is the largest urban center in the country and the main political, academic, economic, financial, business and cultural center.
The Mexican capital is rated as the third largest urban agglomeration in the world, the largest in the Americas and the most populous Spanish-speaking city on earth by its more than 21 million inhabitants, according to the definition agreed by the federal and state government.
The official currency in the country is the Mexican Peso and being a free market economy, the daily price of the Peso fluctuates, although the average is around 13 pesos per dollar.
Climate in Mexico City
The weather is moderate in winter, hot and dry in April and May. The rainy season ranges from May to October. An important fact to know is that mornings and nights can be cold, especially in winter and with an average temperature of 16 ° C
Mexico City has an atmosphere marked by the memory of those that once were spaces dedicated to religion and artistic manifestations. A context in which its inhabitants faithfully keep their traditions. We mention some of its neighborhoods
- Saint Angel
- Santa Maria la Ribera
- Guadalupe Village
Staying in Mexico City DF
The cost of accommodation in Mexico City will depend on the area in which you are. If you plan to live in a shared flat, the price of a room can cost between $ 1,500 pesos and $ 2,500 pesos per month, while in the states you can get a small apartment at that price.
To find housing, we recommend the Craiglist portal. Where offers are updated at the minute.
Public transport in Mexico City
To transport within the city there are multiple varieties of options. The subway has 12 lines distributed from the center of the city to all ends of the city, the cost of the cheapest ticket in the world. As important to know, unlike other meters in the world, with this ticket the user has the right to transfer from one line to another to move to various points, without having to pay another ticket.
Another means of transportation is the metrobus, an alternative to city traffic problems. The cost of the ticket is $ 5 pesos per trip and is paid through an electronic card. It also has electric transports with 15 lines in its modalities of Trolleybus and Light Rail; and the minibuses and combis that cover the entire city, although its use is complicated and not always as comfortable, with a cost of around $ 3 pesos and $ 5 pesos. Not forgetting the taxi, with several types, the ones with the greatest circulation being green and with two or four door models.
Documents needed for returning Mexicans
1) Mexicans returning to the country:
Data of interest:
In accordance with Mexican laws to make international removals, and in order to be able to import household items and personal effects free of import duties they must follow the following steps: