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Last-minute change!! - This has now been confirmed by Resolution N° DJUR-0031-03-2021-JM published on March 3rd, 2021.Costa Rica’s Board of Tourism ICT has published on their Facebook page, followed by Immigration a last-minute announcement saying that entry stamps for tourists who entered the country between

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Currently, due to COVID crisis, you should take into consideration some points to ensure a smooth renewal process.Requesting DIMEX cards for renewal, except Temporary Residency based on Marriage, shall only be processed through the corresponding branches of Banco de Costa Rica (800 BCRCITA, o through

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Whilst Immigration officially announced on March 3rd, 2021 that tourist entry stamps have been extended until June 1st, 2021, there is a process to follow if you wish to file for Residency or any of the other available Immigration categories such as Estancia or Special

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The Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-01-01-2021-JM, which nullifies or substitutes Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM.Important Considerations Immigration will no longer extend the entry stamps; hence, it is to be expected that Transportation will not extend entry stamps either. This considering that our Immigration Department is now

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Costa Rica has reopened its air borders, allowing tourists and residents to travel in and out of the country. Please keep in mind everyone must comply with the entry requirements established, per category, otherwise you will not be allowed in. Every single traveler, including children,

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Per CIRCULAR AJ-1945-11-2020-ABM, a slight change has been published regarding authorized entry to the country.Up until Friday, November 20th, 2020, people who had received the approval Resolution of their Residency were not allowed to enter the country as Residents but rather as tourists. This has

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As we informed a few weeks back, per Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, Immigration announced that they would not receive Residency applications going forward and until December 1st, 2020. This included all categories. That Resolution stated that all applications going forward must be filed by appointment only.  Starting

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This morning, the Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, which, in summary, states: The Immigration Department WILL NOT receive Residency applications going forward and until December 1st, 2020. This includes all categories. Basically, Residency applications are suspended until December 1st, 2020.  All applications must be filed

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