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barra del colorado costa rica
LivingTourismTravel

Process of more than eight years for the creation of this new protected area, constitutes a historical milestone in terms of governance, climate change and marine spatial planning. “It marks a before and after in the way the country decides to manage its marine-coastal resources. It is an example of the

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border open
GovernmentImmigrationTravel

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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avoid losing your residency
ImmigrationResidencyTravel

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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entering costa rica during covid19
GovernmentImmigrationTravel

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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GovernmentImmigrationTravel

Decree 42374-MGP-S extending the closure of our borders until June 30th, 2020 was published on May 31st, 2020. The Decree simply states that Costa Rican borders are closed until June 30th, 2020. The date may be extended if Authorities deem it necessary. Until our borders reopen, only Residents and people

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drivers license update
ImmigrationTourism

2020-000536 MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION. – San Jose, April 28, 2020 5:00 p.m. Official Letter No. DVT-DGEV- 2020-195 of March 16, 2020 from Lic. María Eugenia Salazar Salaverry, Deputy Director a. i. of Traffic Education to the Vice-Minister of Transport and Road Safety requesting the declaration of state

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entry stamps 1
ImmigrationTourismTravel

The Immigration Department issued this morning, April 24th, 2020 Resolution N° DJUR-0069-04-2020-JM, which, in summary, states: The Immigration Department WILL NOT receive Residency applications from now on and until May 17th, 2020. This includes all categories. Basically, Residency applications are suspended until May 17th, 2020. Consequently, documents which will expire

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penalties for overstaying
ImmigrationResidencyTravel

Update: Entry Stamps Extended until July 17th, 2020. Update: On April 20, the Health Minister, Daniel Salas, reported that the closing of borders for foreigners continues in force in the country until May 15. Immigration just announced through their official Facebook page that they will be suspending the fines and

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Border closing and other measures extended until April 30th, 2020.
GovernmentImmigrationTravel

Update: On April 20, the Health Minister, Daniel Salas, reported that the closing of borders for foreigners continues in force in the country until May 15. The following measures have been extended until April 30th, 2020: As a result of the COVID19 crisis, only Costa Rican nationals and Residents will

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Sanitary Vehicle Restriction by COVID-19 and the Fundamental Right to Free Transit
BusinessGovernmentImmigration

On March 16, a State of Emergency was declared in Costa Rica due to the COVID-19 disease, which causes coughing, fever, and serious respiratory problems. Given this unusual situation, the Executive Power of Costa Rica, in compliance with current regulations and being responsible for protecting the lives of the inhabitants

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