Digital Nomadas! The new law is coming!
The bill that creates a new Immigration category of Estancia (short-term visa) for digital nomads was approved in the second debate by Congress today. We now need to wait for the bill to be signed by the President, and,
There are two main ways foreigners can become Costa Rican citizens: through marriage and residency.
Please keep in mind that both ways to obtain citizenship will not count any time you live temporarily outside Costa Rica for your application. For example, if you plan on requesting
We are well into the second year of the Covid 19 global pandemic. It has affected everyone on the planet in some way. Some of us have lost loved ones, been separated from them, suffered from unemployment or financial loss, lived through isolation, or one
Temporary Residency for Investors is a 2-year Residency reserved for people who have either invested $200,000 in a property and/or vehicles or $200,000 in a business or $100,000 applicable in forestry projects. You cannot mix them together to reach the minimum investment. For example, you
In recent weeks there has been a massive surge in protests and violence in the streets of Colombia. Protests started at the end of April of this year in response to the ever-growing poverty and inequality worsened by the pandemic and the Covid related tax
The government announced today they have extended the vehicle restrictions as well as other measures in order to control the ongoing Covid situation. Changes will be enforced during the current month of June and the beginning of July.
The night vehicle restriction is maintained as it
In my prior article, I reviewed some of the main pros of living in Costa Rica. Today we’ll take a look at some of the challenges of living in Costa Rica. However, while there are many things that create frustration here, I’ll also try to
As the expat community knows, our Immigration Department was closed from March until October of 2020. When they reopened, they did so with a few new policies, the main one being that they now work by appointment only. During the pre-COVID days, if you wanted