Applicants wishing to work in Mexico, the employment petition must be filed by a Mexican corporation or independent (personal) business, prior arriving Mexico. If applicant already has a Temporary Green Card obtained through personal income, or marriage he/she can apply for change of status to working.
Temporary Mexico Green Card holders who obtained their resident status through income or marriage can open their own business in Mexico, if they want to be self-employed. Temporary Mexico Residency Status allow applicants to register a business at SAT, then apply for work permit. The temporary resident card will be the same except will have an indication stating PERMISO PARA TRABAJAR, which translates (permit to work). The working permit fees are about $178.00, U.S.