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Starting this Saturday, the Ministry of Health implemented the sanitary vehicle restriction with stricter measures, due to the increase in cases of COVID-19 in the country, which already exceed 2,000 Vehicular traffic will be allowed exclusively for access to health centers, pharmacies, suppliers, grocery stores and supermarkets by odd and

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This past Monday April 27th, the CR Government issued new measures. The new measures included an extension of the vehicle restriction. The restriction comes into effect at 5:00 am and will continue until 7:00 pm . After that time, no type of vehicle can circulate. Those people who need to drive due

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Last November 6th, new factors came into effect which apply to the “Manual of Procedures for the Inspection of Vehicles in Fiscal Warehouses and Eventually in the Ports.” According to the newly introduced regulation, the main objective is to verify the conditions that forbid the import and the registration of

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  1.) Know what they are looking for and make necessary repairs before you go. You can check out their website. There is even an English version! (Click on the US flag in the top right corner, or follow this link: https://www.rtv.co.cr/en/ ) They will do a visual inspection first

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Christmas season is here and the Costa Rican Grinch government is getting ready to take your Santa Aguinaldo away through the marchamo, so then people ask “what is the marchamo good for?” The marchamo is basically a “tax” applicable to vehicles which must be paid pay every year. The marchamo

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I recently had two identical situations with two different people. They have to pay the transfer costs for vehicles, and were telling me that I charge too much. That their calculations are lower. Here is the breakdown of how much it costs to transfer a vehicle worth $10,000 USD.  

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Recently, the Revenue Service (Ministerio de Hacienda) modified the formula used to calculate the tax value of vehicles in Costa Rica, which resulted in a general increase of the tax value for most vehicles, which means that this year people will have to pay more taxes for their vehicles. Click

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