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Being a tourist in Costa Rica, it’s all fun and games until you fall in love with the country and realize that this could be the home that you have dreamed of your whole life. For a tourist in Costa Rica, this is not a problem, it’s not hard to

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Changes on the Guarantee Deposit For Temporary and Permanent Residents
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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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THE TRUTHS AND MYTHS OF THE PENSIONADO CATEGORY
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Many expats come to us asking about the various residency options that Costa Rica offers. The two easiest options are, of course, when you become the parent of a Costa Rican national or when you get residency based on marriage. The simplest option besides those two choices, however, is that

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Just recently Thomas (an immigration client) asked me how he can receive his pension from the US in Costa Rica. I remember seeing brochures at the BCR branches offering the service to receive a direct deposit from the Social Security Administration into a BCR account. He said that people had

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I We receive a lot of questions regarding the renewal of this category, such as: do I need to transfer money from my dollars account into the colones account? Do I need a background check? Do I need a letter from my pension? And many more. So let’s review how

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ImmigrationPensionado Category

00 We received a question from Donald Hickman which will be valuable to share with the readers. “Assume that someone established pensionado residency using a letter from a private pension in the States. At renewal time they have to provide another pension letter. But now the person is also getting

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