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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by ken @, Ixtapa, Monday, November 13, 2017, 12:48 (311 days ago)

I finally decided to get my "old folks" card, now I can't find/remember where the office is in Zihuatanejo, nor what paperwork is necessary to secure the card. Anybody help?

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Monday, November 13, 2017, 13:08 (311 days ago) @ ken

Where and what kind of discounts are offered?

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by OlsenMN, Monday, November 13, 2017, 13:26 (311 days ago) @ ken

I finally decided to get my "old folks" card, now I can't find/remember where the office is in Zihuatanejo, nor what paperwork is necessary to secure the card. Anybody help?

Put Inapam into the forum search box and you will get multiple answers to your question.

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by ken @, Ixtapa, Monday, November 13, 2017, 14:00 (311 days ago) @ OlsenMN

Thanks. Did that and it told me what I remembered, but I was just in that area this morning (Morelos past Cinco de Mayo on the right-hand side) and couldn't find it. Guess I'll try again tomorrow and ask as I go.

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Linda from Canada @, Zihua and Grand Marais, Manitoba, Monday, November 13, 2017, 14:19 (311 days ago) @ ken

It is not clearly marked. Stay on the right hand side of the street (when going away from centro), go slow, and ask as you go. You need the DIF office, and some folks will try to send you in the opposite direction (to a different DIF office).

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Zbulldog @, Monday, November 13, 2017, 14:21 (311 days ago) @ ken

See, there ya go. getting olds is tuff.

Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Susan G @, Zihua/La Ropa, Monday, November 13, 2017, 16:10 (311 days ago) @ Zbulldog

The Zihua INAPAM office has been closed since July. The person retired and, as of the end of October, it was still closed.

I will drive there late tomorrow morning. The location is a small unmarked building on the right at the end of Morelos (before road swerves to the left). DIF is also in same building. Contact me for details.

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by ken @, Ixtapa, Monday, November 13, 2017, 17:11 (311 days ago) @ Susan G

When you say the office is closed, does that mean that we must go elsewhere for the card?
I'm now contacting you for details, or would you prefer contact by email or???
Ken

Senior citizen Id and discount card

by JACK @, Monday, November 13, 2017, 18:53 (311 days ago) @ ken

On Saturday I sent an email to INAPAM as I knew that the previous DIF location was closed. If you have a Temporary or Permanent Residence you can apparently now get your card at the Imagración office. I know that because an American friend went there but he couldn't get it because he doesn't have either permit residency permit yet.
If I get an answer from INAPAM I will post it; if not, I will go there soon to get my wife's card.

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Talley Ho @, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:58 (310 days ago) @ JACK

Anxiously awaiting your post. We had planned on getting our cards today, so we can change our water billing and pay our property taxes, but are waiting until more is posted. Thanks!

The Senior citizen Id office is CLOSED

by Susan G @, Zihua/La Ropa, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:22 (310 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Today, I went to the INAPAM/DIF office in la Noria -- same sign (since end of June) is on the door with two tel #s. The upper one is the office (nobody answers it). The lower one is for the same office in Acapulco -- the person answering it does not know what is happening in Z.

The lady retired in Z and nobody has taken her place since July 1.

The Mexico Immigration office does NOT offer the INAPAM cards and neither does the DIF office in el centro (across from Pasteleria las Palmas).

The only real discount is approx 40 percent off bus rides going to other cities. Imagine all the lower-income Mexican senior citizens living in Z who really need this discount but the office has been closed since July.

I will contact the federal INAPAM office next. HA-Ha. Don't hold your breath...

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Property Tax Discount

by Talley Ho @, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 12:59 (310 days ago) @ Susan G

Don't forget the discount on property tax and water bills.

Thanks for pursuing it.

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Property Tax Discount

by Leemr @, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 23:45 (310 days ago) @ Talley Ho

GOOD LUCK TRYING TO GET THE DISCOUNT ON YOUR PREDIAL (PROP.TAX)...DID NOT WORK FOR ME, WITH THE SENIOR CARD AND PROPER ID!

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Property Tax Discount

by ken @, Ixtapa, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 13:56 (309 days ago) @ Leemr

I've been told that before, but recently a friend of mine said she had managed it (the Predial discount) after a bit of hassle, which is what has now motivated me to get the card. Once I get it, I'll check with my friend (currently on vacation out of the country) to see just what hoops had to be navigated, and will post same on this site.
Ken

Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Sydney @, Zihuatanejo Mexico, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 01:07 (310 days ago) @ ken

The first week of September I had to get the card ASAP as my husband has cancer and we had to have it to obtain insurance. Yes the office is hard to find, and yes it is closed. We were told by a lady in the office that they were not issuing cards because they were out of blank cards and it could be several months to get more. After some phone calls we found out the nearest place to get a card is La Union. We went there that day and after giving all the necessary copies to the office person, my husband and I both had our cards. Might be a good idea to call La Union to make sure they aren't out of cards before the hours drive up there.

Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Zbulldog @, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 07:33 (310 days ago) @ Sydney

So what is the purpose and what are the benefits of the Senior citizen ID discount card?

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by ken @, Ixtapa, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 14:04 (309 days ago) @ Sydney

to help everyone, perhaps you could list all the documents/copies needed to successfully acquire the card, especially if someone is going to drive up to La Union to do so. Also, do you have an address and phone number for that office?
Thanks,
Ken

Senior citizen Id and discount card

by Sydney @, Zihuatanejo Mexico, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 16:00 (309 days ago) @ ken

Ken,
If you google INAPAM you will find the list of all the documents you need to get the card. You will also find a list of all the benefits you receive . I was given a phone number at the INAPAM office in Zihua for information on other locations to get the card. I was directed to La Union. I no longer have that number. Google is your friend.
Sydney

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Senior citizen Id and discount card

by ken @, Ixtapa, Thursday, November 16, 2017, 13:05 (308 days ago) @ Sydney

Here is the best website I've found for info on the card, it's advantages and the documents needed to obtain same. https://www.gob.mx/inapam/acciones-y-programas/tarjeta-inapam-conoce-los-requisitos-para-obtener-la-tarjeta-inapam .