Category: COSTA RICA NEWS UPDATES

The Costa Rican Digital Nomad Bill has been signed into Law! 

  Earlier this week, the long-awaited Digital Nomad bill was signed into law by President Chavez, with moderations to make it easier for remote workers to apply. While the initial bill was signed into law in August 2021 …

Renewal of your DIMEX/Residency Card for Expats in Costa Rica

By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica DIMEX Renewals: This information is a bit dated, but since many of you are still emailing me about renewals of your DIMEX (residency) cards, I thought it timely to post this …

Costa Rica is Truly Free

Borrowed from my good friend and great realtor Michael Simons!  WRITTEN BY MICHAEL SIMONS ON MAY 10, 2022. POSTED IN COSTA RICA LIVING, COSTA RICA POLITICS, EX PATS IN COSTA RICA, GUANACASTE TOURISM, NEWSLETTERS Costa Rica is Truly Free! In his first official act as President, …

The New 49th President Will Make it Easier to Immigrate and Move to Costa Rica

By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica Until 2018, the immigration (residency) process was relatively straightforward. Even though the DGME (Immigration) mandate was to process correctly prepared and submitted applications in 90 days, they went past that deadline. …

Issues With the New CAJA Rates for Migrants

From Outlier Legal  Here is the link to their website for more information  www.outlierlegal.com As noted in an article we recently published, there are new Costa Rican Social Security Fund (better known as the CAJA) rates that apply for residents in Costa …

Costa Rica: Country Lifts Sanitary Measures

  March 31, 2022           Costa Rica is on its way to the total lifting of the sanitary measures activated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find below the sanitary measures that have …

Caja Costs Spike for Expats in Costa Rica

  By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica CAJA sticker shock. For those who don’t yet know, one of the requirements for residency here in Costa Rica is that you must enroll in our national healthcare system (CAJA) …

Looking to Move to Beautiful Costa Rica? Meet Residency Expert Laura Gutierrez

By The Costa Rica Star Former tourists and foreign residents have chosen to live in Costa Rica for many good reasons, not the least of which is the breathtaking beauty, fantastic weather, and an idyllic lifestyle measurably better than …

Move to Costa Rica, We all Love Tax Cuts

By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica We all love tax cuts. Therefore, it is understandable that many of you got very excited when you heard about the new laws governing importation and investment incentives designed to stimulate …

Yearly Obligations and Duties Before the Tax and Municipal Authorities in Costa Rica

January 12, 2022 Thank you Dentons Munoz for the friendly reminders.              All entities registered in Costa Rica either as active or inactive must comply with yearly obligations and duties before the tax …