The CAJA fees have been reduced for residents under the pensionado category and other categories of residency with no income produced in Costa Rica.
The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (aka CAJA) has been a headache for residents during the past several months. With a recent
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,
After the announcement of the QR Code mandate and other COVID updates yesterday, we have received several questions. We have sent clarification requests to the Ministry of Health, and they have answered all of them, we understand the urgency and our team is committed to
For someone who’s seen his fair share of countries around the world, I know the ups and downs of moving to a foreign land. Each country presents its own possibilities and, I intend to be honest with you, its own problems. Sometimes you just fit
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
As you may know, on July 5th, Costa Rica's President Alvarado signed the law to attract foreign investors, rentistas and retired people to the country.
Currently, everyone is wondering how this is going to be implemented and what should be done to take advantage of the
A question for ExPats without Residency
If the events of the last 16 months have taught us anything it is the cardinal rule: “Be Prepared”. I consider myself to be a good Girl Scout. I am the person you want to be on the quad ride with when
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