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[*] posted on 8-25-2021 at 10:33 AM

When/if the bank asks for a current original and copy of CFE and SAPA it doesn't need to be yours nor in your name?@#$%! It's sounds odd. So, it helps to have a friend with bills if you don't have them, they often also ask for list of 2-3 local references with names and phone numbers and they will call. So, prepare these items when you go to the bank just in case. Have some efectivo money to deposit to begin the account.

You may ask/call/email Intercam for requirements

Make a folder or plastic bag with the following for your trip to the bank

1)Your passport ID and copy, an address where you can receive mail in Baja
2) List of references names and phone numbers of people who can confirm they know you as a friend or relation
3) Current Original and Copy of CFE/SAPA, you can return the bills (Cobrabante) to the owner when you are done
4) FMM or resident visa

Here is a reference of requirements that seems accurate

[Edited on 8-25-2021 by gnukid]
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[*] posted on 8-25-2021 at 03:24 PM

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[*] posted on 8-25-2021 at 05:50 PM

Quote: Originally posted by Howard  
I Western Union money to my gardener when I am not there. Very easy to do on the computer and he goes into any number of places to pick it up. The charge was rather nominal.

I wonder if you could send it to yourself? The name as to who you send it to must match 100% to the ID they present for pick up.

Google Western Union and see the rules. I do not know if there is a maximum.

We have awful problems with Western Union in the was the only ATM machine for Bancomer & Banamex but now it doesn't take Bancomer any more which is what most people have here.
The other issue is it is often without much money in the kitty...sometimes they limit withdrawals to 2,000 pesos so if you send money this way send it in small limits no larger than 5,000 pesos.
AFter waiting in a long line, then the internet goes down...never ending issues there.
My guests & expats sending $ to Mexican bank account use

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