Category Archive: Becoming a Resident

Nov 15 2012

Investing and Residency

It is my suggestion that, if you intent to move to Costa Rica, you should become a legal resident. It’s the right thing to do. And doing so has its advantages. As of October 1, 2012, to open a bank account or invest in Certificates of Deposits at any Costa Rican bank, one must be …

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Apr 23 2011

For trusted help with legal residency in Costa Rica, contact Residency in Costa Rica

  We chose Residency in Costa Rica to help us apply for legal residency and, unlike many of our acquaintances who waited two years or more, our residency was approved in only five months.  It was a complicated process and they were wonderful to work with.  The price Javier quotes is all-inclusive, including even those …

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Mar 21 2010

Residency Categories Under the New Law

The new immigration law, in effect as of March 1, 2010,  changed many of the requirements regarding applying for residency in Costa Rica.  Thanks to our friends at Residency in Costa Rica, we bring you the following summary of the new law. Residency in Costa Rica will be happy to assist you with the preparation, …

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Jul 15 2008

Applying for Residency in Costa Rica as Pensionados

Paperwork for Application for Pensioner Residency Status in Costa Rica By Louise Wittman, San Ramon de Alajuela My husband and I moved to San Ramon in September 2007, we completed our immigration application in the US in July 2007. We are working with a competent immigration attorney and while all our processing is completed, we …

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