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The following is a list of commonly asked questions regarding obtaining residency in Costa Rica: Is it true that there are various residency categories? That is correct. One cannot simply apply for residency; one must apply for one of the many distinct residency categories our law offers. An applicant must

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Changes on the Guarantee Deposit For Temporary and Permanent Residents

The official newspaper La Gaceta published on September 23, 2019, the new rates for the Guarantee Deposits (Security Deposits). The Guarantee Deposit, also known as Security Deposit, is a mandatory government fee to be paid by foreigners who are granted immigration status in Costa Rica, such as Temporary and Permanent

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ImmigrationLegal Services

The importance of knowing what you are getting. About a year ago, I was at the Immigration Department and there was this American man who could be in his early sixties, struggling with his broken Spanish, trying to get some answers from the clerks who do not speak any English.

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It is part of our business to know what the competition is doing. We have noticed that some other immigration firms do not provide an accurate description of the government fees people have to pay in order to obtain temporary residency. We at Outlier Legal feel it is important for

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