March 25, 2013
As we speak, Aduana DF is taking actions to get errant local Aduana offices to change their policies and issue extensions for Temporary Resident gringo’s TIP cars (Permiso de Importación Temporal de vehiculo => Temporary Import Permit – a.k.a TIP ). Kudos to all the Yucalandia readers and others who called Aduana DF and their Consuls and Ambassadors to get local Aduana offices to follow a single rational policy. Our efforts worked! Lic. Karen Villaseñor of Aduana de DF has been ordering errant local Aduana official to change their past mistaken policies and allow Residente Temporal card holders to renew their TIPs. . . . (see main article for Lic. Villaseñor’s contact information) . . .
While helpful for Residente Temporal gringos, the current official Aduana policy still leaves Residente Permanente card holders on the hook – making their TIPs invalid, and making the TIP cars illegal to drive in Mexico, unless you get a Safe Returns permit or permanently import the car. If you have the new Residente Permanente card and a TIP car, then your options are . . . continue reading here . . .
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Full article can be read at:
Options for Foreign-Plated “TIP” Car Owners in Mexico, esp for Permanent Residents
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