Costa Rica’s Top Legal Experts Unite Against Immigration Challenges


An avalanche of residency requests and limited resources are crippling the Immigration Department In an unprecedented move, a remarkable team of highly acclaimed immigration lawyers from Costa Rica has united to talk about what has been identified as a rapidly escalating crisis in the Costa Rican Immigration Department also know as Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería Costa Rica […]

Costa Rica: investing in paradise

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Moving to another country is a decision for the brave. However, when the option is Costa Rica, taking that first step is more attractive. Moving to Costa Rica not only implies starting a new life in a Central American paradise, but also brings many benefits, for example, when you decide to invest in this wonderful […]

Costa Rica is one of the eight cheapest countries for the retirement of American retirees, according to travel magazine


Costa Rica is one of the eight cheapest destinations in the world for American retirees to settle, according to Travel + Leisure magazine Location, access to health care, language, visa qualifications, and income requirements are all part of the considerations these individuals make when moving outside of the United States. Climate, environment, and costs vary across the […]


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July 26, 2022 . Any foreigner who defines himself as a digital nomad and who wishes to come to our country to telework, explore and live unique tourist experiences, can now have the necessary information at hand to prepare his trip. Precisely for this purpose, the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) developed a specialized microsite for these travelers […]

Digital Nomads in Costa Rica: The ABCs for Tourists Who Want to Work from There


Finally! Costa Rica will begin hosting digital nomads under a new special residency category or visa. It comes after a long, 11 month process that culminated in the signing of the bylaws that underpin the Law to Attract International Remote Workers and Service Providers (Law 10,008). Tourists interested in applying for this category can do […]

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2022

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If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. That’s what we’re here for, and that’s why we’ve compiled the 2022 Annual Global Retirement Index: to help you with the exciting business of choosing where in the […]

Teleworking opens doors to “digital nomads” and boosts tourism


Different countries have launched strategies and campaigns aimed at this type of workers to encourage them to settle in their territories. Taking advantage of the benefits of teleworking, many people now answer their e-mails under a palm tree. Whether they are salaried or self-employed, it is estimated that there are millions of “digital nomads” around […]

Time names Costa Rica to ‘world’s greatest places’ list

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The U.S. news website Time has included Costa Rica as part of its World’s Greatest Places 2021 list. Costa Rica is one of 100 total destinations selected to the list. Time chose locations “with an eye toward those offering new and exciting experiences.” “Thanks to Costa Rica’s conservation efforts, forests now cover 53% of the […]