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Have you been a temporary resident of Costa Rica for the past three years? If so, you may qualify for permanent residency in Costa Rica.

Residency Specifications

• May apply after three years as a temporary resident.
• Can work as an employee or independent worker.
• Can own a company and receive dividends.

Three Installment Plan - $1000
Ask us about discounts for paying in full in advance!
SECOND PAYMENT
$250
  • Once application is submitted and a case number is provided
  • Includes:
  • Application status tracking
  • Constant in-person follow-ups at immigration offices
  • Responding to feedback from immigration
THIRD PAYMENT
$250
  • Once your application is approved
  • Includes:
  • Facilitating the issuance of your first residency card (DIMEX)

Have you been a temporary resident of Costa Rica for the past three years? If so, you may qualify for permanent residency in Costa Rica.a

  1. CRIE includes the Application Fee ($50) and the Change of Status Fee ($200), as well as the required legal stamps, deposited to immigration on your behalf.
  2. Translation to Spanish of 1 passport is included.
  3. Certified copies of standard passport and application documents are included.

Pricing does NOT include:

  • Obtaining legalized or apostilled documents from your home country, such as birth certificates, police records, or marriage certificates (CRIE can assist you with this for an additional fee).
  • Guarantee Deposit upon approval — depending on your country of origin (examples: USA $361, Canada $483, Spain $1,061, United Kingdom $1,301).
  • Refund of your original Guarantee Deposit (CRIE can assist you with this for an additional fee).
  • The cost of your permanent residency card (DIMEX) — typically $123 for this residency category.
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