REMOTE WORKER VISA SIGNED TO ATTRACT DIGITAL NOMADS
On August 11, Costa Rican government approved a law that will create a new remote worker visa which will grant temporary residence to those eligible foreign nationals who are employed outside Costa Rica or who provide services to people or entities outside Costa Rica, to live and work remotely from Costa Rica for up to […]
COSTA RICAN LAND BORDERS WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR TOURISTS UNTIL APRIL 1st, 2021
Government authorities have extended the land border closure for tourists until April 1st, 2021, with the possibility of another extension if deemed necessary. Costa Rican authorities are reviewing the land border policy on a month-by-month basis, depending on COVID numbers. Currently, tourists can exit Costa Rica via the land borders, however, they cannot enter the […]
STARTING OCTOBER 26TH 2020, NO COVID-19 NEGATIVE TEST IS NEEDED TO ENTER COSTA RICA.
STARTING NOVEMBER 1ST, ALL COUNTRIES MAY ENTER COSTA RICA, PROVIDED THAT THEY COMPLY WITH BASIC REQUIREMENTS. Requirements after November 1st: Valid passport. If you have a Residency Card, make sure you carry it alongside your passport. Traveler’s insurance that covers the following: Covers COVID-19, and is valid during the visit to Costa Rica. Up to […]
New Countries Approved
We would like to update you on the several countries currently authorized to enter Costa Rica, as well as the planned opening for other countries, including all of the United States. U.S. States already authorized to enter Costa Rica: Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, […]
Costa Rica opens borders to all of the U.S.A.
Starting from November 1st 2020, all tourists and citizens coming from the United States of America will be allowed to enter Costa Rica while only complying with basic requirements. Starting on October 15th, residents from Georgia, Texas and Florida will be allowed to enter Costa Rica, while providing proof of residency through State ID or […]
New Countries and U.S. States
There was an update provided in a press conference by the Ministry of Tourism, regarding entry into Costa Rica, as more U.S. States will be authorized to enter Costa Rica, joining the several U.S. States alreadyauthorized. There are also two other countries that will be authorized for entry into Costa Rica, starting in October. U.S. […]
New U.S. States open for travel to Costa Rica
There was an update provided in a press conference by the Government Authorities, regarding entry into Costa Rica, several more U.S. States will be authorized to enter Costa Rica, joining the U.S. States already authorized. New State, starting September 15th: Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan and Rhode Island. States already admitted: New York, […]
Residents have a clear way to enter Costa Rica, even if the CCSS is not up to date.
ILA Legal offers you three alternatives, read on for more information. Foreign nationals who are residents of Costa Rica now have a clear way to enter the country, even if the CCSS is not up to date. Residents will be given the opportunity to enter Costa Rica and make sure that themselves, and any dependents […]
Update on the driver’s license and homologation.
If you have been in the country as a tourist, since or after December 17th 2019, please know that you can use your license until November 18th 2020, but you must also carry your passport. If you are a temporary or permanent resident, a refugee, or if you have a work permit, and you needed […]
Entering Costa Rica. An update.
There was an update by the Government Authorities, regarding entry into Costa Rica, several more U.S. States will be authorized to enter starting September 1st and 15th, below are more details: From September 1st 2020: New York New Jersey New Hampshire Maine Vermont Connecticut Maryland* Virginia* District of Columbia (DC)*. From September 15th 2020: Pennsylvania* […]