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
Being a tourist in Costa Rica, it’s all fun and games until you fall in love with the country and realize that this could be the home that you have dreamed of your whole life.
For a tourist in Costa Rica, this is not a problem,
In September 2019 the Immigration Department (DGME) updated the security deposits that must be paid by foreign nationals upon approval of the application for residency. Previously, the amounts were the same regardless of the country the applicant was from.
It is important for people to learn
Of the myriad categories found within Costa Rican Immigration Law, one of the simplest and most flexible is the Rentista or “People with Fixed Income” category as defined in Article 79, Section 9 of the Ley General de Migración y Extranjería. This category shares a
If you like the good life and you are looking for a place where the beaches meets the mountains and you are also wondering what the chances are of working in the land of the Pura Vida as a foreign person, this article might clear
Unfortunately, and as it happens, there is a lot of “fake news” regarding the minimum amount of time required to remain in Costa Rica to keep the residency.
People generally ask “Am I required to be in Costa Rica for at least four months?” I wish
The Rentista Category is a very popular category as it allows a significant number of people to obtain immigration status in Costa Rica. We receive a lot of inquiries about this category, and we are also able to see there is a lot of misinformation