Firstly, the process for PR Mexico Card starts in a Mexican Consulate in the USA. Secondly, the Mexican Consulate issues a PR Mexico Visa for six months. Thirdly, and most importantly, you must exchange the PR Mexico Visa for a Permanent Resident Card in the closest INM Immigration office where you will reside.
PR Mexico Card Eligibility Categories:
PR MEXICO CARD REQUIREMENTS THROUGH RETIREMENT OR PENSION INCOME AFTER THE VISA APPROVAL AT THE MEXICAN CONSULATE:
Who qualifies for Permanent Mexico Residency Visa?
Applicants can apply for Permanent Residency if they can prove they are marry to a Mexican national or Permanent Resident Card Holder. Under this category the spouse will be granted a temporary residency for 2 years, then apply permanent residency.
Through Mexican Spouse or Permanent Resident Card Holder the process can start directly at the INM Mexico Immigration office.
Applicants with Mexican born children regardless of their age can apply for permanent residency. This process can start directly at the INM Mexico Immigration office.
How long is the process to obtain a PR Mexico Card? In Tijuana, Baja California INM office takes 1 to 2 days after the Visa approval in the Mexican Consulate in the USA.
How much is the fee for PR Mexico Card? About $304.00, US, lifetime fee.
What is the difference between PR Mexico Card and PR Mexico Visa? It is the same but requires two steps to acquire Permanent Resident Status.