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Mexico Essentials

Language
Spanish
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Currency
Mexican Peso (MXN)
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Time Zones
GMT-05:00
GMT-06:00
GMT-07:00
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Avg. Salary
MX$153,000 per year
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Calling Code
+52
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Socket Type
A and B (127 V/60 Hz)
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United States

Many visa fees depend on your citizenship, or if you have multiple citizenships, the citizenship you use to travel.
United States

Some countries have lower visa fees or other special access for travelers who have legal residence in certain countries, even without citizenship.

Requirements for a citizen of United States

Cost of Living Comparison

CategoryUnited StatesMexicoDifference
Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantMX$150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseMX$600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)MX$120.00
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter)MX$22.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)MX$35.24
Eggs (regular) (12)MX$32.36
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)MX$10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)MX$350.00
Gasoline (1 liter)MX$22.23

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Local Guidelines & Protocols

Government measures: Restrictions in place

Different regions across Mexico have been organized into color-coded tiers in order to categorize restrictions. The entire country is currently classified as 'green'. Detailed information per region can be found at https://coronavirus.gob.mx/semaforo/

Use of mask: Required

Face masks are required on public transportation.

Public transportation: Operating

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants: Open

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars: Open

Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs: Open

Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops: Open

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

Source: Government of Mexico

Mexico COVID-19 Statistics

Last Updated 6/21/2022

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Learn when you'll get your visa

You will receive your visa by:

Jun 29, 2022 if submitted today

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