Immigration laws in Los Cabos can be confusing for foreigners. In general, foreigners can stay in Mexico for up to 180 days on a tourist visa. After that, they must apply for a different type of visa if they want to stay longer. There are also restrictions on which types of activities foreign nationals can engage in while in Mexico. For example, it is not possible to work on a tourist visa. Therefore, anyone who wants to work in Mexico must first obtain the appropriate work visa.


If you’re planning to move to Los Cabos, it’s important to have a qualified immigration professional who can help you navigate the process and ensure that you are able to enter Mexico smoothly. An experienced immigration professional will be familiar with the city’s immigration laws and can provide valuable assistance if you run into any problems with the authorities. They can help you apply for residency or citizenship, and they can also help you resolve any issues that may arise.


To open a bank account in the Los Cabos area, you will need to present your temporary or permanent visa, residency card, Passport, Social Security number, a Mexican phone number and two references to vouch for your financial stability. But be sure to check each bank individually for requirements to establish an account.


Here in Cabo, TelCel seems to have the most towers and best reliability, and also allows you to hear and read important messages from the provider in English (such as warnings when your credit is nearing depletion).
If you are bringing a cell with you from the USA or Canada, you may be able to use your cell phone here for inexpensive calls back home. Check with your provider BEFORE you depart for details. If so, you’ll probably be able to use it here for ‘local’ calls as well. The newer phone have the capability to carry two phone number so you can have a US or Canada number plus a Mxican number on the same phone, then you can get a simple plan in Cabo.


Moving to Cabo does not mean you have to drop out of touch with your family and leave your Facebook friends behind. Modern communication technology throughout the country ensures generally inexpensive and easy access, but finding the right Internet option in Mexico that meets your needs and fits your budget can take some time. Telmex is the local provider of internet services with cable and fiber connectivity to meet your needs. High speed is available near town and reliable internet outside of the city limits.


Electricity is very reliable in the Cabo corridor. Even during the high winds and heavy rains the connectivity is very stable. Water is generally accessible but some areas of high concentrations sometimes become challenging. Sewer and garbage removal is very good. All in all, living in the Baja can be very simple with few complications.