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MOPT has issued the official decree regarding the grace period to complete the homologation of foreign driver's licenses for people with DIMEX cards, and Costa Rican nationals, which was announced yesterday.Driving as a Resident or Costa Rican National with a Foreign Driver's License A new grace

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MOPT: New grace period for people with DIMEX cards and Costa Rican nationals who hold a foreign driver's license. This extension does not apply to tourists or people with applications in progress. The announcement pertaining to tourists is expected in the upcoming days. The MOPT

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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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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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Obtaining residency in Costa Rica is difficult and costly. There are a lot of documents required to obtain residency which also cost money; the processing time is lengthy and it can become frustrating, and the costs are high when you add up the government fees,

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Update June 30, 2020: Our borders will remain closed until August 01, 2020 (this date may be extended and may not apply to all travelers). In the past few weeks, we have received many questions and seen various posts on the Facebook groups regarding the possibility

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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,

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An immigration process can be described as an adventure. It can be intimidating; it can be hard to comprehend, but it isn´t entirely devoid of fun moments.Every country has an idiom and certain keywords which expats are not familiar with and which, if explained properly,

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A few years back we published an article pertaining to common mistakes people make when trying to apply for Residency as an Investor, particularly when investing in real estate. Unfortunately, it seems those mistakes continue to be made and we wanted to address them one

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