Mexico Vehicle Importation Permit Expiration & Returns

Posted April 10, 2013 by & filed under Border Crossing, Driving to Mexico, Vehicle Import Permit.

Importation Permits are commonly dismissed and forgotten after crossing the border. In order to save some money, a lot of folks will let them expire, after all their vehicle is going to remain in Mexico. However, there can be serious repercussions for allowing one’s importation permit to expire. There are three main things to be… Read more »

Why to Keep License & Registration Current when Driving to Mexico

Posted April 2, 2013 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, Mexico, Vehicle Import Permit.

Traveling to Mexico for an extended period of time? Why bother keeping current plates and registration? It’s a hassle, inconvenient and besides Mexico doesn’t require it, right? Wrong!!! A vehicle being driven in Mexico with expired tags will be seen as a Mexican vehicle with expired tags regardless of where it was last registered. Therefore… Read more »

Current Mexico Vehicle Importation Permit FAQs & Information

Posted March 27, 2013 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, Mexico, Vehicle Import Permit.

Going to Mexico, traveling outside the Free Zone? You’ll need a Vehicle Import Permit. Below is some information translated from the Banjército website Who can temporarily import a vehicle? Foreigners with immigrant financier’s migratory status or non-immigrants, except refugees and political refugees. Mexican nationals with legal residence abroad or, if they prove that they have… Read more »