The CAJA fees have been reduced for residents under the pensionado category and other categories of residency with no income produced in Costa Rica.
The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (aka CAJA) has been a headache for residents during the past several months. With a recent
CAJA rates have doubled for some residency categories in Costa Rica, and expats are looking for cheaper alternatives like private insurance in some cases.
Applicants for residency in Costa Rica who are granted approval of their application, are required to apply to the Costa Rican Social
How an improbable group of relevant citizens but with very different backgrounds, change the way social justice could be reached.
In the midst of World War II between 1940 and 1943 in Costa Rica, a political and religious coalition was formed for the benefit of the
A part-time resident in Costa Rica shares her experience with using only private insurance and then paying the CAJA rates
How the changes in the regulation for the CAJA insurance affects foreign nationals living in Costa Rica, and what we're doing to defend them
In September 2021, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CAJA) approved new mandatory social security contributions for some registered immigrants
The CR Government plans to reduce the CAJA costs for employers. The measure is intended to promote job creation. The government reckoned that reducing the cost of operations for business owners will result in more hires. This measure is included in the Plan to overcome the
Back in October of 1924, the National Insurance Company (INS) was created. They operated as a monopoly until 2010 when the insurance market was opened to allow for competition.
As a result, the government created SUGESE, the entity in charge of regulating and supervising the insurance
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 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