– Term of health measures for the closing of international borders: The restriction measure for entering the country will be to August 1, 2020.

– Immigration Office will not receive applications until September 18, 2020:

1. New Applications: No new applications for legal permanence, under any immigration category, will be received until September 18, 2020.

  • The validity of criminal record certificates, marriage and birth certificates: They will be considered as extended until November 18, 2020.

2. Appointments for documentation for the first time and DIMEX renewal: Appointments will not be granted for attendance at the Immigration Office. The appointments already granted at the date of publication of this resolution will be rescheduled for your attention from September 18, 2020.

3. Appointments for documentation of stay permit for the first time: The duly notified resolution by which this Immigration Office authorized the immigration subcategory of Stay Permit will be the document that proves your legal permanence.

4. Legal Permanence authorized under the non-resident tourist visa: For all purposes, the period of legal permanence authorized for foreign persons under the NON-RESIDENT TOURIST VISA entering the country after December 17, 2019, is extended until November 18, 2020.

5. Extension of the validity of documents accrediting the legal permanence of foreign persons in the country (known as DIMEX): Exceptionally and due to the national emergency, they are extended, according to the following:

  • The validity of the Permanent Residence DIMEX ID: They will be extended until September 30, 2020.
  • The validity of the Temporary Residence and Special Categories ID, which have expired after December 18, 2019They are extended until September 30, 2020.
  • The validity of the Stay Permit DIMEX ID that has expired after March 17, 2020: It is extended until October 18, 2020. Foreign persons who are due to Stay Permit prior to March 17 and have not completed the procedures for their renewal or change of immigration category, they must leave the country.