As Outliers, we must think outside the box. Far from being part of the problem, we strive to be part of the solution. Instead of complaining, we try to come up with ideas. This has been one of the pillars of our company values.
Costa Rica has long been perceived as a bastion of security and peace in Central America. The accuracy of this perception is confirmed by the Global Peace Index, a report that includes indicators such as continuous conflicts, security, and militarization and which ranked Costa Rica 32nd
Expats who apply for one of the Immigration Categories featured in our Immigration Law receive, at the end of their immigration process, a local ID card. This local ID card is the DIMEX, Documento de Identidad Migratoria para Extranjeros generally referred to as cedula.
People who receive
Costa Ricas' Government announced an update regarding the measures to face COVID crisis. One of the most important is the extension of the land borders closure, which means tourists won't be allowed to enter the country via Nicaragua or Panama.
Only nationals and residents are able
On December 13th, Daniel Yepez from the Costa Rica News published a story titled "Costa Rica Opens Its Arms To International Digital Nomads With New “Remote Workers Visa” Law". This time we just want to clarify that this is not a law yet. It is
It is a unique situation these Covid days as Canada tightens its entry requirements and thus affecting many Canadians that are currently outside the country.
Whether you are a resident, perpetual tourist, or have ended up on an unintentionally extended vacation here in Costa Rica -
There have not been changes regarding the March 2nd, 2021, deadline for the tourist visas extension. In an effort to clarify questions related to the extension we have compiled this review.
If You Have Benefited From The March 2 Extension:
You cannot extend your stay further
We have received numerous requests to assist with visa extensions and to help people on a tourist visa to remain in the country. We try to put as much information out there for the ex-pat community. While all the information is relevant to the ex-pat
And now, the time has come to talk about one of those strikingly polysemic words Costa Ricans have -and use- in a variety of situations. Chances are, if you do speak Spanish, even at a beginner level, that this word is probably one of the
Currently, due to COVID crisis, you should take into consideration some points to ensure a smooth renewal process.
Requesting DIMEX cards for renewal, except Temporary Residency based on Marriage, shall only be processed through the corresponding branches of Banco de Costa Rica (800 BCRCITA, o through