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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists
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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked Costa Rica to reconsider the requirements it's imposing on arriving tourists. In a press release issued earlier this week,…

Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies
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Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Monday clarified who can legally enter Costa Rica in August. Residents who were issued an entry impediment upon leaving Costa Rica (e.g. those…

Costa Rica to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists
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Costa Rica to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 31, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado has instructed the Minister of Economy and the Minister of Tourism to "review" the insurance requirements for international tourists to Costa Rica. Via social-media…

Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November
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Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November

L. Arias - October 28, 2016

The National Insurance Institute (INS) will begin collecting mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos, for 2017 on Nov. 1, and motorists will likely have to pay more than…

Doctors’ Association backs down from mandatory medical fees
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Doctors’ Association backs down from mandatory medical fees

L. Arias - September 27, 2016

The Costa Rican Doctors’ and Surgeons’ Association revoked a decree setting minimum prices for all medical procedures performed by private practitioners. The proposed floor fees would have increased…

Collection of ‘marchamo,’ vehicle circulation fee, starts Monday
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Collection of ‘marchamo,’ vehicle circulation fee, starts Monday

L. Arias - November 22, 2015

The National Insurance Institute (INS) will begin collecting payments next week for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos. This year, motorcyclists will pay ₡16.284 ($30) less compared to the…

Nearly one-quarter of car owners fail to pay marchamo on time
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Nearly one-quarter of car owners fail to pay marchamo on time

L. Arias - December 31, 2014

At noon today, the National Insurance Institute (INS) Wednesday closed collection at their facilities of the year-end auto registration fee and mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as…

Insurance Institute begins collecting marchamo payments this week
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Insurance Institute begins collecting marchamo payments this week

L. Arias - November 10, 2014

The National Insurance Institute (INS) begins collecting payments today for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as marchamos, from an estimated 1.2 million auto owners across the country.…

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Traffic Police issue 225 fines to motorists for not paying marchamo

L. Arias - January 2, 2014

Traffic Police officers began issuing fines Wednesday to motorists not carrying the mandatory vehicle insurance sticker, or marchamo. Police issued 105 citations during the first day of 2014…

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Tico motorists to pay 12 percent more for vehicle circulation permits

L. Arias - November 4, 2013

The Costa Rican Insurance Superintendency on Monday reported new prices motorists must pay for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as marchamos, for next year. On average, this…