If you are thinking of applying for the non-resident immigration category for stay for digital nomads, this guide will help you understand the digital platform of the Costa Rican Immigration Department (DGME), as well as the documents you must have on hand to be able to
The United States Embassy in San José stated that if you receive Social Security benefits and live in Costa Rica, you may need to contact the embassy's Federal Benefits Unit to continue receiving benefits.
Even though, beneficiaries (a retired person or family member) should report events
The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Costa Rica in mid-nineteenth century. A group of 77 people originally from Canton, who came to Central America to work on the Panamanian Railroad. After almost 170 years, there are more than 5000 Chinese living in the country (2011
If you have ever been through a litigation process, you know how time-consuming and expensive it can be. If you've ever had to do it at Costa Rica's snail speed, we share our sympathies.
For a bit of background, the Judicial System and the Ministry of
Real estate agents and brokers in Costa Rica are in a very particular situation legally. While their occupation exists in practice and they even have an official Chamber (Cámara de Corredores de Bienes Raíces de Costa Rica), their occupation (as of today) has not been
If you have school-aged children in Costa Rica, this article is for you. Whether you're doing some reconnaissance before moving or looking for alternative options for your children, let's study up on the education system in Costa Rica.
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Many legal procedures in Panama require documentation brought from abroad. This may include the birth certificates, marriage certificates, background checks, or bank account certificates.
There are two options to verify a foreign legal document in Panama. The first is the Legalization process through the Panamanian Consulate
Both Foreigners and Costa Rican nationals enjoy equal rights under the law when it comes to land and property ownership, unless the owner bought the land as part of a government program. In such circumstances, the land can only be traded or sold to foreigners once
The Immigration Department (DGME) reported that as of January 16, 2023, Costa Ricans and residents will no longer receive stamps on their passports after passing through air and sea immigration controls.
With the aim of automating the technological systems that collect the vital information from citizens
If you are flying to Costa Rica, you should check with three different authorities (Airline, TSA and Customs) to determine what you are allowed to bring to the country. We understand this can be confusing when those authorities sometimes contradict each other, that's why this