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
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 lot of the same standard
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 going around this category.