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Forma Migratoria Multiple (FMM)

Posted by Daniel on April 9, 2010, 5:34 am, in reply to "Re: Car Visa "
Message modified by board administrator April 9, 2010, 6:48 am

The proposed migration cards will replace the FM-2 (Immigrant) and FM-3
(Business and Technical) passport-like booklets which are currently
issued at Mexican consular posts. Mexican consular posts will no longer
issue these booklets. Instead, once an immigration petition is approved by NMI,
the Mexican consular post will endorse an entry visa in the foreign
national’s passport. These entry visas will allow the foreign national
to enter Mexico within one year of issuance. Upon entry into Mexico,
the foreign national will be required to obtain the new migration card
within 30 days

There are going to be a lot of people in that office come December.
It will be like everyone renewing their FM3 in the same month.

Applications currently being processed and those filed before
May 1, 2010 will be analyzed and processed based on current
policies, practices and procedures.

Also the FMM tourist card is said to close a loophole that allowed
tourists to exit Mexico, turn right around and re-enter with a new card.
The FMM card will limit to 180 the number of days that a tourist
can stay in Mexico in a 365 day period.

Here are some excerpts from the meeting held on February 22nd,
2010 in San Miguel de Allende including a Q & A with representatives
of Immigration and
Hacienda/SAT, with information on the new Immigration Manual.

Here is a link to the Imigration form Solicitud de Trámite

Here are links (in Spanish) to the current versions of the laws and regulations:



For those who don't read Spanish, put the link in this|en#

Useful INM Websites:


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