Question: What do I need to marry a Mexican citizen?

Citizens must have a valid Passport and their Tourist or Residence permits up to date with Mexican Immigration Authorities; you must also request from Mexican Immigration a marriage permit. Upon fulfillment of the above requirements, the marriage can be performed at the Civil Registry Office.

Can I make my wife a Mexican citizen?

As a foreigner married to a Mexican citizen, you can apply and receive your temporary residency right away by providing proof of the marriage and proof that your Mexican spouse can financially support you here in Mexico.

Can two US citizens get married in Mexico?

The short answer to this is Yes. However, as an American getting married in Mexico, only a civil wedding ceremony will be considered legally binding.

Is marriage in the US recognized in Mexico?

In Mexico, only civil marriage is recognized as legal. A civil wedding in Mexico is fully valid for legal purposes in the U.S., but a religious ceremony without the civil ceremony is not, as U.S. law only recognizes marriages which are valid in the country in which they take place.

What if you marry a Mexican citizen?

When you are married to a Mexican citizen, you are required to apply for the TR visa first. After two years, you can then become a Permanent Resident. There is an exception, if you are the parent of a child born in Mexico, you can apply for Permanent Residency right away.

Who qualifies for Mexican citizenship?

To apply for citizenship in Mexico, you must already be a permanent resident; or have family ties. Naturalization in Mexico requires a minimum of five consecutive years of residency prior to the application date, which may include temporary or permanent status depending on your situation.

How can I bring my fiance to USA from Mexico?

If you are not yet married and your fiancé(e) is still in Mexico, you can, if you are a U.S. citizen, petition for him or her to enter the U.S. as a fiancé(e) in order to get married in the U.S.—and then your new spouse can apply for a green card, if desired.

How hard is it for a Mexican to get citizenship?

Once you have your permanent residency, it is fairly easy to obtain Mexican citizenship. Naturalization in Mexico requires 5 years of residency prior to the application date, which can include all years of residency, whether temporary or permanent.

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