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Uncover tourism and immigration in Rocky Point Mexico

Rocky Point is in a gradual but steady process of improvement and despite its young 90 years of age, its history has had a good amount of changes same that helped to gain experience and as result we have the current city. Also, there’s a formal immigration process if you choose to live there full time.  Read on to discover all you need to know about this.

Tourism and growth

Lizette Daniela Ibarra, Director of the OCV, mentioned how the office serves as a link and support for the national and international promotion of the city through different media (television, radio spots, billboards, etc.), being social media the new coverage engine. In short, this agency seeks to promote any type of activities and events, both sports and cultural, to generate tourism in Puerto Peñasco, taking into account that it is one of its fundamental economic activities.

The OCV worked months in advance to promote this tourist destination for the holidays of Easter and Spring Break due to this time means a considerable influx of visitors and a significant economic impact.  Among other topics, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, aware of its needs, does its part in the improvement of the city. We look forward to continue being a witness of that growth, always providing first-hand information from reliable and professional sources.

Following the immigration process

The immigration process is a multifaceted matter and there are many procedures involved. The Temporary or permanent residences are the most requested In Puerto Peñasco: “When an alien comes to Mexico he/she usually has two intentions: the first, to live temporarily or permanently in the country and the second is to buy real estate; in either case, a legal residence status will be requested and the Treasury Department will request a NUE (Alien Unique Number), granted by the National Institute of Migration to a legal resident in Mexico only, therefore it is mandatory to be a legal resident.”

The Immigration process in Mexico, especially in the bordering states is a subject with a wide range of characteristics that involves professionals of all types. In Sonora, more so in Puerto Peñasco, the specialized immigration lawyers have a special role since those who exercise it, carry a great responsibility and help visitors to become residents. The lawyer Isbia Chavez Jauregui, worked
for the National Institute of Migration for more than four years, and has specialized in immigration. She mentioned the steps involved in these immigration procedures, specifically in our municipality.

Forms and protocols

Ms. Chávez’s office will supply any extra forms that may be required. Normally once the process has been resolved and authorized, two e-mail notifications will be received for fingerprinting and deliver the photos; the process time to pick up your resident card will be between two to three weeks (in the understanding that each case is different and that the waiting time may vary, whether it is shorter or longer time).

Chavez stressed the importance of making clear that in Mexico there are certain protocols that must be followed for the completion of this type of paperwork, and according to her experience, sometimes the perception on the way said processes have to be carried out are wrong, we will inform the interested party properly and professionally according to his or her situation. Chávez offers help at her office from the beginning to the end like the original documents required to be presented for collation, which are returned to the client on the same day the application is filed to immigration. The fees paid to the National Institute of Migration have to be made at the bank only -without exception- to the assigned bank to its specific account number, which varies depending on the procedure or residence time allowed.

Come visit soon!

So come visit Rocky Point and discover the closest beach town to Phoenix, Arizona, only about 60 miles south of the border.  And remember – after you visit, you’ll return frequently.  So, when that happens, remember Anchor Storage: the place to keep your things secure in Rocky Point.  It’s always easier to store your beach things, jet skis, and other large and small items than it is to haul them down time after time.

Thank you for reading Uncover tourism and immigration in Rocky Point Mexico, written by Greg Hixon of RE-MEX-IMAGE and Hixonic Web Specialists.  Be sure to check out other posts here in the Anchor Storage blog.  You’ll uncover the many wonderful aspects of Rocky Point, Mexico, from blog posts like this.

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