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There have not been changes regarding the March 2nd, 2021, deadline for the tourist visas extension. In an effort to clarify questions related to the extension we have compiled this review.If You Have Benefited From The March 2 Extension: You cannot extend your stay further

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We spoke with Immigration today and this is what they have confirmed about the extension of entry stamps. We are waiting for further written confirmation.TouristsPeople who enter the country and receive an entry stamp of fewer than 90 days but wish to extend their stay

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The Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-01-01-2021-JM, which nullifies or substitutes Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM.Important Considerations Immigration will no longer extend the entry stamps; hence, it is to be expected that Transportation will not extend entry stamps either. This considering that our Immigration Department is now

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Costa Rica has reopened its air borders, allowing tourists and residents to travel in and out of the country. Please keep in mind everyone must comply with the entry requirements established, per category, otherwise you will not be allowed in. Every single traveler, including children,

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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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Considering the uncertainty generated around the driver's license issue, we reached the Department of Transportation (MOPT) to obtain clarification regarding the driver's licenses.We thus received a response, dated November 13, 2020 from the Vice Minister of Transportation Mr. Eduardo Brenes Mata who under advice by

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There is a Circular DVT-DGEV-CIR-2020-73 which was sent to MOPT by their Sub General Director Maria Eugenia Salazar Salaverry, stating that it is their obligation to recognize Immigration’s rules regarding the validity of entry stamps.The Circular specifically states that Transportation is obliged to respect the

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