Category: COSTA RICA NEWS UPDATES

Costa Rica rules and regulations checklist

By Garland M. Baker Costa Rica rules and regulations often change, confusing most people. What better way to clear the panorama than to have a checklist to mark off what is okay and what is not. The best …

New 2021 Obligations for Corporation Holders in Costa Rica

  By Allan Garro During the next weeks, all those Expats who have a corporation in Costa Rica will have to fulfill some obligations that are relatively recent, making important to take them into account in order to …

Costa Rica’s land borders have reopened to tourists

Costa Rica’s land borders have reopened to visitors as of Monday, April 5. Tourists who do not require an entry visa will be allowed to enter the country via land border posts. This includes citizens of the United …

How to fill out Costa Rica’s inactive company tax return

Published Monday, April 5, 2021   By Garland M. BakerExclusive to A.M. Costa Rica The Semana Santa holiday gave certified public accountant Kevin Chavarria, Licentiate Xochilt Quezada and this author a chance to gather and hash out the …

Costa Rica Immigration Requirements – The Police Record Affidavit

One of the main documents that people have to provide to the Costa Rica immigration authorities when requesting residency is the so called “police record”, which is a statement or certification or affidavit provided by the authorities in …

The Mandatory Shareholder/Beneficial Owner Filing for Costa Rican corporations has been extended

The Mandatory Shareholder/Beneficial Owner Filing for Costa Rican corporations for 2020 has been extended until April 2021. All Costa Rica corporations are obligated to file a sworn disclosure form every year to identify the shareholders or beneficial owners …

Requirements for Entering Costa Rica During COVID Pandemic as of February 25, 2021

Below is a complete explanation of the needed requirements for entering Costa Rica during the COVID Pandemic.  We have also included some great tips that we have learned from listening to visitors who have previously arrived to Costa Rica …

RT PCR Covid 19 – Guidelines – Coco Medical Center

  General information Dedicated phone number to book appointments: (506) 8705-3260 or +1 (954) 278 1650 Email to book appointments: [email protected] WhatsApp or Telegram consults about the process: (506) 8705-3260 Appointment is required for the test. The test …

Costa Rica – Tax filing deadline for inactive companies changed again

Published Monday, February 1, 2021 Tax filing deadline for inactive companies changed again By Garland M. Baker Exclusive to A.M. Costa Rica The deadline for inactive companies was March 15. The date has been moved to an undetermined …

COSTA RICA: THE DEADLINE FOR FILING THE INACTIVE COMPANIES’ TAX RETURN IS POSTPONED

January 26, 2021 In recent days we informed you that on March 15, 2021 the deadline for filing the Inactive Companies´ Tax Return (companies that do not carry out profitable activities in the country) expired and it was …