Working in Mérida Guide 2023*

Amy Jones

This comprehensive guide covers both work opportunities and starting your own business. You'll need to determine the best strategy and tax implications. Whether you decide to work remotely, for a local company, or start your own business, this guide provides valuable resources.

Work Opportunities

For foreigners looking to work in Mérida, the job market can be a mixed bag of opportunities and challenges. Many seek opportunities to work abroad in the hopes of expanding their professional horizons, developing new skills, and embracing a new lifestyle. However, finding a job in Mérida as a foreigner is a daunting task.

Visa and immigration requirements, language barriers, and differences in the workplace culture present the majority of challenges. Despite the information you may find online, on social media, or You Tube, it is both difficult to obtain work and pay can be extraordinarily low. If living here is based on finding employment and being able to support yourself, this guide will help you determine if working in Mérida works for you.

Start Your Own Business

Starting a business in Mérida is similar to starting a business almost anywhere. Here are some simple tips to keep in mind:

•     Conduct research and planning.

•     Include your findings in a business plan.

•     Research tax implications.

•     Comply with local regulations.

•     Establish a legal business.

•     Adjust your plan as needed.

•     Launch your business.

•     Promote, promote, and promote your business in as many ways as possible.

•     Network, involve other businesses, and help each other share.

Ensuring these important components are in place will save you headaches, anxiety, and money. Keep updated with any changes, hiring regulations, and other necessary laws, regulations, and requirements to help you run a legal business.

Business Plan Instructions

This is a fully editable Word document. Be sure to save it in a safe place and review it often. This will be one of the most important tools for your business.

Each section is highlighted. The sections in red are where you will enter your information. I’ve provided explanations in black. Part of the purpose of a business plan is to get your creative juices and thought processes flowing. Additionally, it assists in creating a structure for your business.

If you need personal assistance, I offer one-on-one or group consultation. Contact me for more details and pricing.

GOOD LUCK! I know you can do it.

Amy Jones - Mérida Ambassador
a trusted resource for visitors & residents of the beautiful city of Mérida Mexico

U.S. Phone: +1 901.257.9209
Mexico Phone: +52 999.192.6197

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You'll get the following: Working in Mérida Guide AND my personal Business Plan Template (fully editable in word)


Working in Mérida Guide 2023*

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