Ministry of Public Works and Transportation
Public Relations Department
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All services related to driver licenses to remain suspended until May 15
Written and driving tests, license homologation and renewal are amongst the services affected.
Grace period is extended for anyone whose license
BBC Mundo, the Spanish version for Latin America for BBC World, released today an article outlining the factors that made Costa Rica the country with the lowest mortality rate of the virus in Latin America.
This is the translated version of the article as it was
We all want to have the property of our dreams: Excellent location, with comfort, quality and at a good price. We strive to take care of it, prune the garden, clean it and keep the roof in good condition, among other things; however, those are
CP-306-2020 - April 27, 2020
Cinemas, non-contact sports practice/training venues, gyms, and swimming schools may open on weekdays subject to certain conditions.
The President of the Republic will issue a directive to the authorities to generate prevention and mitigation protocols allowing the reactivation and continuity
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We have received a lot of questions regarding the driver's license for tourists who are currently in Costa Rica.
The travel restrictions enacted worldwide to
Do not resuscitate orders, or DNRs, are requests made to the health care providers not to engage in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should the heart of their loved ones stops, or if they stop breathing. This should be specifically requested, otherwise, the doctors or hospital staff will try to assist any patient in
The Immigration Department issued this morning, April 24th, 2020 Resolution N° DJUR-0069-04-2020-JM, which, in summary, states:
The Immigration Department WILL NOT receive Residency applications from now on and until May 17th, 2020. This includes all categories. Basically, Residency applications are suspended until May 17th, 2020.
We have been contacted by several people inquiring whether the tourist visas have been extended until July 17th.
Initially, on March 17th, the Immigration Department issued a decree with the description of the measures related to dealing with the COVID 19 Crisis. Those measures included an
Costa Rica, a country whose economy is mainly based on tourism, suffers the consequences of COVID-19 beyond the health impacts. Many businesses and services have been suspended or closed, leaving thousands of families without income.
According to preliminary data from researcher Luis Ángel Oviedo (IICE-UCR), 61,000
On April 2020, Immigration announced through their official Facebook page that they would be suspending the fines and penalties that were scheduled to come into force on April 21st, 2020. You can read about such fines and penalties here. These are the penalties for overstaying