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Obtain Investor Status in Costa Rica by Using Retirement Funds

Obtain Investor Status in Costa Rica by Using Retirement Funds

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Did you know that you can get a foot in the door by investing in Costa Rica using your retirement funds? Of course, there are some rules. But most think their IRA or 401(k) can only be used to invest in stocks and bonds or in real estate in the […]

Los Chiles Visa Renewal Border Run

Los Chiles Visa Renewal Border Run

I went on my first border run to the Tablillas crossing, better known as Los Chiles. Many of my clients need to go on the 90-day border run. Usually, that’s because they have not received their residency papers yet. Generally, when you come into the country, they give you a 90-day visa. Once that is […]

How to obtain your Costa Rican drivers license

How to obtain your Costa Rican drivers license

Did you know that you need a Costa Rican drivers license when you have been in the country for more than 3 months? Nearly all obstacles to our residency in Costa Rica are in the rear-view mirror except for the matter of getting our Costa Rican drivers license. If you have a current/valid driver’s license […]

How Ticonuevo got his Dimex residency card

How Ticonuevo got his Dimex residency card in Costa Rica

Did you receive your Dimex residency card yet? Our “moving-to-Costa-Rica” travails are pretty much behind us. Our recent focus has been getting our Dimex residency card (cedula de residencias) making us official full-time retired residents of Costa Rica. It was the biggest item and the one that has also taken the longest has just been completed. […]

Change in Temporary Costa Rican residency

Change in Temporary Costa Rican residency

There have been several changes in the temporary Costa Rican residency policy and law that affect the financial wellbeing of long-term visitors. This includes those visitors applying for one of the three immigrant resident categories. Just before our arrival, Immigration made changes in the temporary Costa Rican residency. We received the news when we went […]