*UPDATE - we have been receiving many messages regarding the status of the Digital Nomad visa. At this time there still has been no movement from the Government to finalize the process and enable interested parties to apply. As soon as we receive any news
There are two main ways you can obtain Costa Rican citizenship: through marriage or residency. We have created an article and a video, they detailed the processes and requirements.
For either of these options, the time frame should be no longer than 200 workdays or 10
Another Tuesday, another COVID Updates Press Conference that we were able to attend. We broadcasted live a few minutes, and now we are summarizing all the details in this article.
Recap of the previously shared changes
Commercial establishments may choose a 100% capacity mode with the vaccination
If you are considering to be more than a tourist in this little paradise on Earth, you should research all the options that will allow you to stay in the country and avoid the border runs (ninety days or less).
Since there are many aspects to consider,
If you are looking for residency in Costa Rica, and want to invest in the country, or you have a monthly income, there are two options to apply. The Investment category and the Rentista category are both temporary residencies. Both categories are very similar, however,
As if it were not difficult enough for those in the Rentista category, Banco Nacional has created additional and significantly more expensive requirements for those individuals wishing to use their services.
The norm has been to deposit $60,000 (equivalent to 24 monthly payouts of $2500) into
So, there was a person who was convicted of murder more than 15 years ago and was granted residency in Costa Rica, but another person was arrested and discharged for a DUI and got his residency denied. How is this possible?
A Matter of Legality
Any legal system
With countries like Nicaragua, Canada and the United States that are requiring a negative Covid test for entry - there has been a large influx of testing facilities popping up around Costa Rica. It is difficult to keep up with all the changing requirements and varieties
Law 9996, which introduces changes and incentives for those applying for Pensionados, Rentistas, and Investors has now been signed by President Alvarado! Law 9996 and its subsequent ruling will determine how these Residency categories are requested and the perks of securing them.
What does Law 9996
Digital Nomadas! The new law is coming!
The bill that creates a new Immigration category of Estancia (short-term visa) for digital nomads was approved in the second debate by Congress today. We now need to wait for the bill to be signed by the President, and,