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Health CareImmigration

Outlier Legal Services has been working on getting answers to outstanding questions that remain unaddressed during the COVID19 crisis. So far, we have filed or will file clarification requests on the following items: Will foreign nationals be allowed to drive with a valid foreign driver’s license but an expired entry

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Health CareImmigrationTravel

As many Expats have been wondering, people who are allowed back into the country during this period (meaning between now and until April 12, 2020, at 23:59, when borders are supposed to reopen) will be asked to complete a 14-day quarantine at their place of residency. People who are asked to complete the

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GovernmentHealth Care

This is the translation of the Decree issued by President Carlos Alvarado.  The Government declares a National State of Emergency, suspends the arrival of foreigners into the country and closes schools nationwide. Quarantine measures will be implemented to people who enter the country, enforced as of today (Monday March 16th,

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CP-230-2020 1 April 2020
Health CareImmigration

Our team is working to clarify and get answers to many questions regarding the coronavirus situation in Costa Rica. We will continue to post updates here as we receive updates from government agencies.  Currently, the majority of our staff is working from home, however, we continue to schedule appointments at
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BusinessGovernmentHealth CareTaxes

Costa Rica is preparing economic measures to protect workers and companies facing the COVID-19 impact. Carlos Alvarado said that “the objective of this first phase of care and financial support measures is to relieve those small and medium-sized entrepreneurs and to protect working people, who are affected by the impact

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CAJACCSSHealth CareImmigration

Let’s dispense with the suspense first; the answer to the question above is always a resounding, “Yes!” But let us explain a little bit about the history of the Social Security system in Costa Rica in order to better understand what we know as the “Caja.” The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social was created in

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CAJACCSSGovernmentHealth Care

We have updated our CAJA blog to highlight current issues we believe are vital to discuss.   The CAJA Fees Please note that the description of these fees is applicable for independent workers or voluntary contributors; it is not applicable for registered employees as a different set of rules apply

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Health Care

So recently, we posted a video from the World Economic forum showcasing some of the benefits in Costa Rica which includes “free healthcare”.  Some people took offense to this and thus commenting that it is not free, and that these videos should not be allowed as “looks are deceiving”. So, let’s

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ConstitutionHealth CareImmigration

I have posted a few articles in relation to CAJA and it appears to be a never ending story. Since I am migrating my blog posts from the old site at wordpress to our website, then it would be appropriate to share an updated post about the CAJA. Let me

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FamilyHealth CareImmigration

                The mass wedding on Valentine’s Day went well. We were able to marry 73 couples. Apparently, everyone had a great time. A lot of other people have had a lot of questions about the mass wedding. I would like to be able

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