Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Deadline to pay marchamo ends at midnight Monday

December 31, 2014

The deadline to pay the year-end auto registration fee and obligatory insurance known as the “marchamo” is Monday, Dec. 31 at midnight, and some 235,000 drivers have not paid, according to the National Insurance Institute (INS).

A report from INS Monday morning indicates that 895,115 motorists have already paid the marchamo, or 85 percent of total drivers.

Motorists who fail to pay before the deadline face a ₡47,000 ($94) fine and removal of their license plates. They also will have to pay interest.

Marchamo payments can be made at INS offices, bank branches and websites.

To find out much you owe, see the INS website at: http://marchamo.ins-cr.com/Marchamo/Marchamo/Default.aspx

You may be interested

Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102
Archive
2600 views
Archive
2600 views

Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102

Mike Faulk - September 24, 2020

Henrietta Boggs, the Alabama woman who married a revolutionary President of Costa Rica and became the First Lady of the Revolution,…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24
Costa Rica
5511 views
Costa Rica
5511 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 795, according to official data…

Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists
Costa Rica
1069 views
Costa Rica
1069 views

Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica has expanded the list of countries and U.S. states from which it will welcome tourists in October, Tourism…