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The-Impact-of-New-Regulations-on-Vehicle-Imports
CarsDocumentsLegal Services

Last November 6th, new factors came into effect which apply to the “Manual of Procedures for the Inspection of Vehicles in Fiscal Warehouses and Eventually in the Ports.” According to the newly introduced regulation, the main objective is to verify the conditions that forbid the import and the registration of

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DocumentsImmigration

We recommend that three months prior to the expiration of your DIMEX ID card (known in Spanish as the cédula), you should renew it. The good news, however, is that renewal is not as cumbersome as the initial application. If done right, upon filing and depending on your age, you

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apostille-and-legalization-costa-rica
DocumentsGovernment

The Hague Convention is the international treaty addressing the preservation of cultural patrimony in case of global armed conflicts. The convention took place in 1954 in The Hague, Netherlands following the massive destruction of cultural patrimony during World War II. This was the first treaty intended to safeguard cultural patrimony

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Changes on the Guarantee Deposit For Temporary and Permanent Residents
GovernmentImmigration

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
ImmigrationPensionado Category

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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Criminal LawReal EstateTaxes

oo I am always baffled when dealing with real estate transactions, particularly because of the lack of knowledge of the parties involved in the transaction. I do not necessary hold the buyer or the seller responsible since they rely on professionals such as attorneys or real estate agents in order

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