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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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Global Income Law taxes the taxpayer based on their residence and not on the place where the income-producing business is located. This allows the system to tax profits obtained in a more or less comprehensive way. It should be noted that this law has been under study

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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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We received clarification regarding the entry stamps granted in November.As the expat community knows, back in September Immigration issued Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM which stated that tourists (non-Residents, meaning anyone who does not hold a DIMEX card in their hands) who enter the country from December

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What a wondrous decision is to move to Costa Rica. If you are thinking about starting a new life in the tropics, the first thing that you need to consider is that when a person invests in this beautiful Central American country, they are not

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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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