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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…

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190,000 motorists fail to pay marchamo on time

L. Arias - January 2, 2013

The deadline to pay the year-end auto registration fee and obligatory insurance known as the “marchamo” ended Monday at midnight, and some 190,000 drivers failed to pay…

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Deadline to pay marchamo ends at midnight Monday

L. Arias - December 31, 2012

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…

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Costa Rican officials agree ‘to study’ bikers’ demands after another day of protest

L. Arias - November 27, 2012

Motorcycle owners protesting on Tuesday against an increase in the cost of mandatory circulation permits – known as marchamos – delivered a list of demands to government…