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Attorney with more than 10 years of experience in customer service, team management and team building at an international level. Has worked immigration cases in various countries, including Costa Rica, Colombia and Panama.

Parents next to their child in front of the ocean

We usually receive numerous inquiries from expats stating that they wish to secure Permanent Residency in Costa Rica. To secure Permanent Residency you would


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


As the expat community knows, our Immigration Department was closed from March until October of 2020. When they reopened, they did so with a


If you arrive before June 1st, 2021, and receive less than a 90-day entry stamp, please note that it is still possible to extend


Costa Rica has reopened its borders, allowing tourists, residents, and nationals to travel in and out of the country. Please keep in mind that

People who enter the country as tourists and receive an entry stamp of fewer than 90 days and wish to extend their stay to


The MOPT has confirmed to us via email the two key points related to the extension of driver's licenses for foreigners. First: There is a

Resolution Regarding Driver's License Extension Published, Questions Remain

Resolution N° 2021-000196, published Friday, March 26, 2021, outlines the Transportation department's latest decision pertaining to drivers’ licenses for tourists and people with applications


Transportation has provided a summary of their latest decision pertaining to drivers’ licenses for tourists and people with applications in progress at the Immigration


The Minister of Tourism Gustavo Segura announced today that the land borders will reopen starting April 5th, 2021. This means that land borders will