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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says
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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2021

A growing number of people have turned to the dream of a "digital nomad" lifestyle -- answering emails from the beach or the cloud forest as remote…

Costa Rica extends driving grace period for citizens, residents
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Costa Rica extends driving grace period for citizens, residents

The Tico Times - March 5, 2021

The Public Works and Transport Ministry says Costa Ricans and legal residents with foreign driver's licenses can continue using that document to drive in Costa Rica for…

Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream
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Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream

Lea DAUPLE / AFP - February 10, 2021

"When I talked about this before the pandemic, people thought I was crazy . Now they tell me I was right after all," said Arnaud Wilbrod, a…

Official: Costa Rica extends grace period for foreign drivers
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Official: Costa Rica extends grace period for foreign drivers

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 19, 2020

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) has publicly announced an extension to the validity of foreign driver’s licenses within Costa Rica. Foreign nationals who entered Costa…

Transport Ministry backtracks, extends driving permissions for tourists: report
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Transport Ministry backtracks, extends driving permissions for tourists: report

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

The Transport Ministry (MOPT) told Outlier Legal that tourists who entered the country between December 17, 2019 and November 30, 2020 will legally be allowed to drive…

Grace period for tourists with a foreign driver’s license: A quick update
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Grace period for tourists with a foreign driver’s license: A quick update

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 12, 2020

Earlier this month, the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) announced that tourists who have been in Costa Rica for longer than three months will not legally…

Costa Rica will not extend driver’s license grace period beyond November 18
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Costa Rica will not extend driver’s license grace period beyond November 18

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 9, 2020

As of November 18, tourists who have remained in Costa Rica for longer than three months will no longer be allowed to use their foreign driver's license…

U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica in September
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U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica in September

The Tico Times - September 2, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines and American Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near San José…

U.S. Embassy still not offering routine visa services for Costa Ricans
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U.S. Embassy still not offering routine visa services for Costa Ricans

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica said Wednesday that it has no definite date for resuming routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa services. Their announcement came hours after…

United, Spirit and American Airlines offering U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica
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United, Spirit and American Airlines offering U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and American Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near…

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