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MEASURES APPLICABLE FROM FRIDAY JULY 03 AND UNTIL MONDAY, JULY 13 The entire country (cantons on yellow and orange alert) will have night vehicle restrictions Monday through Sunday from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am, except for the cantons in the border area, which will maintain from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am.

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Decree 42432-MGP-S extending the closure of our borders until August 01st, 2020 was published on June 30th, 2020. The Decree states that Costa Rican borders are closed until August 01st, 2020. The date may be extended if Authorities deem it necessary. Until our borders reopen, only Residents and people with

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NEW PHASE OF REOPENING and Updates
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Cantons in the yellow zone, with some exceptions, may advance to phase 3 from midnight onwards today. The canton of Curridabat is excluded from this provision; the districts of the canton of San José: La Uruca, La Merced, Hospital, Hatillo, Mata Redonda, Catedral, Zapote, San Francisco de Dos Ríos and San

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President Carlos Alvarado, requested the Board of Directors of the CCSS agreed to maintain the reduction of the minimum tax base for another month. The measure will contribute to coping with the effects of the COVID-19 emergency on companies and the workforce. The Executive Branch will include in the extraordinary

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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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One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward
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The opening of cinemas, theaters, museums and shops is postponed on weekends, as well as places of worship and extended hours of beaches. From Saturday the 20th to 10a.m. at Monday 22 at 5a.m. The total vehicle restriction will apply for the entire country, under the scheme used at Easter. The cantons

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Note: As announced this Friday, June 19, these measures will be suspended until further notice. This Thursday the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas announced the new modifications in the third phase of reopening that will be carried out over the next three

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avoid losing your residency
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Obtaining residency in Costa Rica is difficult and costly. There are a lot of documents required to obtain residency which also cost money; the processing time is lengthy and it can become frustrating, and the costs are high when you add up the government fees, legal fees and expenses. So,
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Current measures for businesses by the Ministry of Health
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We have summarized the measures currently in place by the Ministry of Health per internal resolution MS-DM-4467-2020. Check for your business on the list so that you are sure what type of rule applies to you. General rules for temporary closure of all establishments with sanitary permit: From Monday to

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entering costa rica during covid19
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Update June 30, 2020: Our borders will remain closed until August 01, 2020 (this date may be extended and may not apply to all travelers).  In the past few weeks, we have received many questions and seen various posts on the Facebook groups regarding the possibility of entering Costa Rica

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