This article describes the rules and procedures and key points you need to know when you plan to bring your foreign-plated car to Mexico.
Mexico’s reformed immigration law enacted in 2012 changed the rules concerning the import of foreign-plated vehicles. For temporary visitors (tourists) and temporary residents, procedures remain straightforward; however, a significant change is that permanent residents are no longer allowed to import a foreign-plated car into Mexico using a Temporary Import Permit (TIP). Here are the details:
Obtaining a Temporary Import Permit (TIP)
If you intend to drive your vehicle beyond the 25km border zone (checkpoints exist), or anywhere outside of a defined Free Zone (Free Zones are: Baja California peninsula, a defined area in the state of Sonora, and the state of Quintana Roo), you must have a valid TIP to avoid fines and confiscation of the vehicle. You must obtain the permit before you cross into Mexico: they are not available anywhere inside Mexico, nor at Mexico’s interior checkpoints. ...
Much more at Mexperience: How to Bring a Foreign-Plated Car Into Mexico.
Regularization of Existing Vehicles of Foreign Origin
On Saturday, October 16, the President of the Republic, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, signed a decree for the regularization of vehicles of foreign origin that are already in the country, specifically in the State of Baja California. ... The cost to regularize a vehicle will be 2,500 pesos ...
The UCD will advocate before the government of the Republic so that the coverage of the decree is extended to all the entities of the country ...
Unfortunately, there are several fraudsters who are asking for money in advance for an alleged management, when the corresponding payments will have to be made directly to the tax authority ...
Noticias Con Valor
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Published by Noticias Con Valor at October 18, 2021 1:20 pm.
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