Fees Payable to Mexican Immigration (INM) in 2022

How much will it cost for immigration fees? In English, here’s a breakdown of the common fees charged by Mexico’s immigration department.

Click here to open the 2022 Schedule of Fees published by INM in Spanish

(Note: This information is current as at April 13, 2022, however you may wish to check the 2022 Schedule of Fees published on the official Mexico’s immigration website directly above.)

FMM / Tourist Card: (click here to obtain online)

Approximately $50 US dollars (check when you apply online)

Replacement card (contact INM directly to determine fines, if any)

Temporary Resident:

1 year – 4,379.00 pesos

2 years – 7,100.00 pesos

3 years – 8,993.00 pesos

4 years – 10,658.00 pesos

Change of Condition: 

1,514.00 pesos (plus fines, if any)

Permanent Resident:

5,776.00 pesos

Plus a review fee after being in Mexico for 4 years as a Temporary Resident.

Note: There is no review fee when pre-approved by a consulate.

Work Permission (permiso para trabajar):

3,558.00 pesos

For Temporary Residents, Students and Tourists who wish to earn an income or be remunerated in Mexico pesos.

APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC):

4,376.00 pesos

Student (studying in Mexico):

3,558.00 pesos

Lost / Stolen / Damaged Document Replacement:

Contact INM directly to determine fines, if any,

Permission to Leave (travel letter):

484.00 pesos

Note: It is issued once your visa is approved locally. This is normally after 3 to 4 weeks from the date of your application, although could be longer depending on current demand and processing times.


3,452.00 pesos

Amnesty / Regularization:

1,514.00 pesos for review.

Note: There was a specific Amnesty program that ended as of December 2017, but do check with your local INM office if you are already in Mexico residing without an approved status.

If approved, the Temporary Resident fee applies, at the rate of 1, 2, 3 or 4 years, based on how many years you’ve been approved.