There are two main ways foreigners can become Costa Rican citizens: through marriage and residency.
Please keep in mind that both ways to obtain citizenship will not count any time you live temporarily outside Costa Rica for your application. For example, if you plan on requesting
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The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced recently, the guidelines it will follow to register babies who are born in marriages formed by people of the same sex.
Babies with two mothers will automatically receive the surnames of both women, while the children of two fathers must
Currently, the Board of Elections (Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones or TSE) may change your name when you obtain citizenship in Costa Rica. The TSE is the agency responsible for processing the applications for Naturalization. This process is different than obtaining residency which is processed by