Costa Rica Immigration
Costa Rica offers several types of residency regimes in Costa Rica which are very straightforward and also some options which can be analyzed by our specialized attorneys.
Please take a look at the main types of residency options available in Costa Rica:
– Rentista (Rentier) Residency:
Main criteria: Demonstrate a minimum stable monthly rent of US $2500.00 for a period of at least 2 years.
– Pensionado (Retiree) Residency:
Main criteria: Receive a minimum lifetime pension of at least US$1000.00.
– Investors Residency:
Main criteria: Invest a minimum amount of US $200,000.00 in a Costa Rican asset.
Common requirements for most of the residencies in Costa Rica:
Marriage License if applicable
Note: All foreign documents should be properly legalized or have the Apostille.
Estimated Duration for most residencies: 4 to 6 months.
If you don’t believe to be eligible under the aforementioned categories, please contact our immigration Lawyer team to study other options, according to Costa Rican Immigration Law, such as:
- Work Permit
- Self Employed
- Costa Rican Relatives
- Company Executive or Manager
GLC Abogados® understands the importance of residency procedures in people’s lives so we excel in providing periodical updates and will guide our clients all the way until the receive their residency cards.
GLC Costa Rica Lawyers
Avenidas 8 & 10, calle 39, Los Yoses, San José, Costa Rica